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Step 2: Connect to Virtual Andrew

  1. Double-click VMware View Client to launch the application.
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  2. In the Connection Server text box, verify that the address is virtual.andrew.cmu.edu
  3. Click Connect.
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  4. Enter your Andrew userID and password.
  5. Select Andrew from the Domain drop-down menu.
  6. Click Login.
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  7. Select a desktop from the list, such as Virtual Andrew. In the Display drop-down menu, select how you would like the Virtual Andrew window to be displayed, e.g., Window-Large.
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  8. Click Connect.
  9. You may be prompted by a security window giving you the option to block or unblock the VMware View Client.  Select Unblock to continue.
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  10. You are now connected to Virtual Andrew.  A window for the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) will be displayed and will resemble the desktop for a Windows machine.
  11. Use the Start > All Programs menu to access the available software. This may take several seconds; please be patient.
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  12. When you are finished, select Start > Log Off to exit Virtual Andrew.

Last Updated: 05/31/2012