Windows Remote Application Connection Instructions
A Remote Application connection allows a program to be run off of a
remote computer, but appear as if it is running locally on your
Please note: Although remote applications appear to be running on your
computer, the application will only have access to the remote file
system (namely your personal storage on the Q: drive). Additionally,
these instructions were written using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8.
If you are using a different browser or operating system the dialog
boxes will vary slightly, but the procedure will remain the same.
- Begin by visiting the
available labs and applications page and choosing a
lab from the "Remote Applications" tab. Click on
the "Connect" button for that lab.
- If lab seats are available you will be taken to a
second page with limited help content and a large
"Launch My Session!" button. Click
on that button.
- A dialog box prompting you to open or save your file
will pop up. Click on "Open".
- If this is the first time you have used Remote Labs,
you will be prompted to trust the publisher (UMKC in
this instance). Check the "Don't ask me again
for remote connections from this publisher"
checkbox and click "Connect".
- Next you will be prompted for credentials. Be sure
to login with your fully-qualified username (such as
your credentials and click on "OK".
- You will be presented with the following
connection dialog while your application starts.
Please note: If you have not recently connected to this
remote lab computer there will be a delay as your
profile is created. This is normal.
You are now connected! If you have any additional
questions, please visit our
Remote Labs FAQ or contact the
IS Call Center.