Linux Remote Lab Connection Instructions
These instructions reflect a system running Ubuntu 17.04 and Remmina 1.2. If you are using a different connection application or
distribution of Linux the dialog boxes will vary slightly, but the procedure will remain similar.
Instructions to install Remmina 1.2 on Ubuntu 17.04
- Depending on your environment, you may need to uninstall old versions of Remmina first
- Open a Terminal window
- Execute sudo apt-add-repository ppa:remmina-ppa-team/remmina-next and confirm the choice
- Execute sudo apt-get update and confirm the choice
- Execute sudo apt-get install remmina remmina-plugin-rdp libfreerdp-plugins-standard and confirm the choice
- Reboot your computer
Note: if you have trouble connecting, goto the Advanced tab and delete the RD Gateway. Use VPN instead.
- Visit the available labs and applications page
- Enter your UMKC Username and password
- Click Logon
- Select a Remote Lab and click on Connect to Remote Desktop
- If labs seats are available you will be taken to another page
- Click on the Launch my session! button
- Click Save when prompted to Open or Save the connection file
- A .RDP file containing connection details will be added to your downloads directory. Make note of the file name, but do not open this file yet.
- Launch the Remmina Remote Desktop client
- Click Tools (3 horizontal lines) in the toolbar
- Click Import
- Navigate to your downloads directory and select the .RDP file from step #8
- Click Import
- Right click the connection and select Edit
- Change the username from UMKC-USERS\username to just username
- Enter your UMKC password
- Change domain to umkc-users
- Click Save
- Double Click the new entry in the connections list
- If prompted to accept a certificate, click OK
- You may notice a connection dialog while your session is being connected
- If you have not recently connected to this remote lab computer there will also be a delay as your profile is created. This is normal.
- You are now connected! You may browse to the Windows start menu and launch available applications
If you have any additional questions, please visit the
Remote Labs FAQ or contact the
IS Technology Support Center.