Virtual Sites

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Virtual Sites is a service that lets you log in remotely to a Campus Computing Sites Windows computer and use the licensed software on it from your own computer or mobile device. This service gives Windows users access to specialized software on an as-needed basis, and it gives Macintosh and Linux users a way to use Windows software from their computer. The service can be accessed from on or off of campus and works with or without the U-M VPN software.

Objective

Use a virtual Windows desktop (currently Windows 7 Enterprise).

Environment

There are two ways to connect to a virtual machine

  • Use the VMware Horizon client, which is said to offer better performance and features But first you must download and install it on your computer.
  • More conveniently, open a virtual machine directly from your web browser (HTML Access).

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Article ID: 1542
Created
Tue 5/26/20 6:14 PM
Modified
Thu 10/8/20 4:12 PM