RDesktop/Remote Desktop

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You can use rdesktop under Unix to access CISE Windows Terminal Servers

The rdesktop application available under Unix has many options, please take a look at the man page for options.

When logging in to a terminal server using rdesktop you will first need to connect to the Gatorlink VPN. The Gatorlink VPN service provides secure remote access to the University of Florida network and makes it appear as if your computer were physically attached to the campus network. How to connect to the Gatorlink VPN Instructions. Once connected to the Gatorlink VPN, you should pass your username in the form of username@cise.ufl.edu.

If you are using the Windows Remote Desktop client you can use either: username@cise.ufl.edu -or- CISE/username

For more information on how to connect using remote desktop under windows, please see: CISE Help Page - Remote Access - Windows

More information on CISE accessable terminal servers can be found here: CISE Terminal Servers