***With the Remote Desktop Gateway you can use your Personal Desktop Computer from off campus. You will have the same access to all campus resources as you do in your office.
***Your office computer must be powered on.

After you have requested access and been approved through the IT Service Desk, you will use the Remote Desktop Connection program on your Windows computer at home to access your Owens computer.

To start the Remote Desktop Connection 

  1. Click the Start Menu button.
  2. Type Remote in the search bar.
  3. Click the program Remote Desktop Connection.



  4. Enter the Host Name of the computer you requested access to in the Computer field.
    Example: 2UA02604VY
  5. Click Show Options, to see more options.



  6. In the Username field, enter your username with OCCAD\ in the beginning.
    Example: OCCAD\firstname_lastname



  7. Click the Advanced tab.
  8. Click the Settings button under Connect from anywhere.

  9. Click Use these RD Gateway server settings:
  10. Type rdpgateway.owens.edu in the Server name field.
  11. Select Ask for password in the Logon method filed.
  12. Uncheck Bypass RD Gateway server for local addresses.
  13. Check Use my RD Gateway credentials for the remote computer.
  14. Click OK.



  15. Click the General tab.
  16. Click Save. This will save this as your default configuration.
  17. Click Connect.



  18. You will then be prompted to enter your credentials.
  19. Click OK.



  20. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on the keyboard.



  21. Enter your password.
  22. Click OK.



  23. If you get the following message, check the box Don’t ask me again for connections to this computer.
  24. Click Connect.



***To end your Remote Desktop session

  1. Click the Start Menu of your remote Desktop.
  2. Click the Power button.
  3. Click Disconnect.


Note: Any programs you’ve started or any activities you’re running on the remote desktop continue to run after you disconnect. If you want them to stop running, you must close them before you disconnect.


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