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

Log-on using Windows Remote Desktop Client

Instructions for Windows users

  • If you are using Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 the Remote Desktop software is pre-installed.
  • Earlier versions (Windows 95, 98, XP, ME, Vista, 2000, 2003) are not supported.

1.  Open the Remote Desktop Connection application

Start Remote Desktop.   more...

In the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box, type the address of the research server you want to connect to.

  • Most researchers may connect to any of these:  rsch101.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rsch102.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rsch103.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rsch104.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rsch105.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rsch106.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
  • Users of R, Rscript, and ArcGIS should connect either of these:  rschG101.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rschG102.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
  • Users of Class accounts should connect to either of these:  rschCL1.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rschCL2.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rschCL3.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
    rschCL4.ciserrsch.cornell.edu
  • Users with _CHE accounts should connect to:  rsch601.ciserrsch.cornell.edu

Click on Connect to start the connection.

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2.  Configure the Remote Desktop Connection

If this is your first time logging on, you may have to configure your connection.  more...

3.  Log-on to the research server

A Remote Desktop log-on window will open. Enter your CISER username and password.   more...

 

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