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Remote Desktop Connection (Mac)

Remote Desktop Connection allows you to connect to another computer on campus.

Secure the computer name and/or IP address of the on-campus computer.

  • On the dock, click on the Remote Desktop Connection icon (looks like a satellite)

  • If not visible on the dock, click on the magnifying glass for "spotlight" at the top right corner of screen
  • Type "remote"
  • Remote Desktop Connection is first selection

  • Insert the computer name and/or IP address of the on-campus computer.

  • Note the "facultystaff\" in front of the actual user name
  • This confirms the username is from within the EKU network
  • Enter username (last name/first initial(s))
  • Click connect 

  • Set the display preferences to "Fit to Window"

Full list of controls and features to RDC for Mac

  • When finished with connection, click RDC, click Quit

  • This message will appear each time you disconnect
  • Click "Don't show this message again" at bottom of box

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