There are some applications that do not run very well on remote computers. Windows Terminal Servers have been created for staff to run programs on the Cornell Campus networks from home.
Some of the Applications that work better on the Terminal Server are:
Connecting to the Staff Terminal Server
Microsoft Remote Desktop is required to connect to the Staff Terminal Servers.
On the local Windows 10 PC in the search box on the taskbar, enter Remote Desktop and then select the Remote Desktop Connection. Once the application opens type in the name of the terminal server for your unit listed below. You will use your netid, and netid password to log into the system.
The Macintosh OS version of Microsoft Remote Desktop is available for installation in Software Center. Software Center is an application that is in the Applications folder. Open the Microsoft Remote Desktop application click on the + sign and Add PC type in the name of the terminal server for your unit listed below. You will use your netid, and netid password to log into the system.
Hostnames of the Terminal Servers for the various units:
For assistance with any of these requirements please contact the ITSG at Help Request Ticket
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