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CISER Computing User's Manual: How to Log-on

Log-on using Chromebook

Instructions for Chromebook users

  1. To connect to the servers using Chromebook, first you must install a remote access app such as Chrome RDP or some other app which has remote access capabilities from the chome web store.
    • At the time this was written the "Chrome RDP" app cost $9.99 after a 7-day trial period.
  2. After you download and install a remote access app, read the app's documentation to see how to use it.
  3. Put the address of the research server you want to connect to in your app's remote connection dialog box.

    • If your account username ends in _RS, _TH, _HTH, _OT, or _TS, use this server:
    • If your account username ends in _CHE, use this server:
    • If you are using a CLASS account, use this server:
  4. Once you get to a log-on prompt, enter your CISER username and password. If you're connecting for the first time, you'll be prompted to change your password. Click OK to log-on. You can now start using the research server remotely!

NOTE: It's important that you understand the difference between log-off and disconnect.


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