Connecting to the Windows Virtual Desktop Lab (PC) via Microsoft Remote Desktop

Step 1) Use this link to download the latest version of Windows Desktop Client. Select the Windows 64-bit client from the list.

Step 2) Download and Install the app. After installation is complete open the Remote Desktop App. Once open Select Subscribe.

Step 3) Sign in with your AU Email (ex. austudent@auburn.edu)

Step 4) Work or School Account

Step 5) AU Password

Step 6) Duo Authenticate

Step 7) Once the everything has loaded, you will be presented with a Hostpool. If you are in multiple classes across schools you may be presented with multiple Hostpools. Choose the Hostpool that corresponds with the school you belong to. Double click the icon for Hostpool to begin the login process.

Step 8) Log in with you AU Credentials

Step 9) After clicking OK, the virtual lab will load. Please note that the connection is internet based. If you lose your internet connection your connection to the lab will be lost. You will have 15mins to reconnect before the machine gets put back in the pool for others to use.


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