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Working from home with desktop.jewell.edu on a windows computer

 

** NOTE **

Do not save any data on the Virtual Desktop, because it will be wiped when you logout. You have the option to save to your share drives or personal drive space.

 

Open a Web Browser

Navigate to:      https://desktop.jewell.edu/

Login with your Jewell Username and Password

Select the desktop you want to open. Some users will not see all the desktops listed here.

You will only see the ones that you have permission to access.

Click Connect to open the desktop.

Trust and allow any prompts that may pop up to continue connecting.

Enter your Jewell Password again to login to the windows desktop.

Wait for windows to load. It can take some time when you first login.

DO NOT close out the black CMD box. It will close on its own when it is finished.

You can now work as if you are on Campus, and you will have access to all of your campus resources.

If your network shares are not present, you can access them using a file browser going to "Olympus" as shown in screenshot.

     Just click on the share you wish to open. You will be able to access any share for which you have sufficient permissions.

 

** NOTE **

Do not save any data on the Virtual Desktop, because it will be wiped when you logout. You have the option to save to your share drives or personal drive space.

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