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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:
  • Users of R, Rscript, and ArcGIS should connect either of these:
  • Users of Class accounts should connect to either of these:
  • Users with _CHE accounts should connect to:

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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