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Remote Desktop Connection

about connecting remotely

Remote connection allows you to connect to an AAU computer from the Internet or from a location at AAU. For example, you can use all programs and files on your work computer from your home computer.

Instructions

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    ALLOW REMOTE ACCESS TO YOUR COMPUTER

    To access your computer from home or from another computer on campus, you need to allow access.

    • Open ‘Control Panel’ -> ‘System and Security’ -> ‘System’
    • Select 'Remote Settings' from the left menu
    • Tick off 'Allow remote connections to this computer'
    • If you are not set up as a user on the machine, you will need to add yourself by clicking 'Select Users'.
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    CONNECT TO AN AAU PC

    If you need to connect to an AAU computer either from the Internet or from a location at AAU, you need to:

    • Know your computer name (Settings -> System -> About)
    • Have access rights to the computer (see instructions above)

    What to do:

    • Open ‘Remote Desktop Connection’
    • Open the ‘Advanced’ tab
    • Click ‘Settings’

       
    • Enter server name (ad-tsgw01.aau.dk) and select logon method (Ask for password)

       
    • Click the ‘General’ tab and enter the full name of the remote computer and your AAU username

    Remember that the remote computer must be "awake" (Settings -> System -> Power and sleep).(Settings -> System -> Power & sleep). Make sure that ‘Sleep’ is set to Never.