Remote Connection to VM Computers
This document will help you install the VMware client
on your computer which
will allow you
to access your VM computer remotely from outside the district. This document
that have Internet Explorer 8 or
9 installed. If you have another internet
browser, you may have a different experience.
In Internet Explorer go to
and then click on the “Continue t
website (not Recommended
as seen below.
If you have not connected before, you will be required to install the View Clie
nt. Make sure
is selected and click download.
Do not use the View Client with Local Mode.
the version of Internet Explorer, You will see different message boxes for
downloading the client.
Step 3a is for Internet Explorer 8 and Step 3b is for Internet Explorer 9.
Left Click on the message bar that reads “To help protect your security, etc”
(This step is for a computer that has Internet Explorer 8 installed)
Click on Run on the message “Do you want to run or save VMware
viewdesktop.rcas.org” that appears at the bottom of the screen
(This step i
s for a
computer that has Internet Explorer 9 installed)
in the Internet
Security Warning box.
Click Next on the welcome to the Installation Wizard for VMware View Client
Click Next on the End User Patent Agreement box.
Click “I accept the terms in the license agreement” and click next.
the Custom Setup
screen accepting the defaults
In the Default Connection Server
type viewdesktop.rcas.org and click next.
to accept the defaults on the Enhanced Single Sign On box.
to accept the defaults on the Configure Shortcuts box.
on the Ready to Install the Program box.
Click on Finish
on the Installer Completed box
Click on Yes to
reboot the computer
Use the following steps to log on to your VM for the first time
Log back into your computer and go back to the
and the website
will check for the view client and launch it as seen below. Enter your username and password
and click Logon
NOTE: (Depending on your security settings on your computer, You may have
to click Allow 3 times more to allow access)
the View 4.6 screen appears to allow you to select a pool, click the small arrow to the
right and click on Display Pro
tocol and verify that
and then click
You may use the following steps to connect to your VM remotel
y after the first time you connect.
If you followed the document and have connected to your VM once, you may now click the VMware
View Client Icon on your desktop to log in. You will get the same Vmware View 4.6 logon boxes as steps
15 & 16 but will not ha
ve to go to the
web page. Clicki
ng the icon after
your have gone
through this document allows you to use the desktop icon and not need the webpage.
When clicking on the desktop ico
n just make sure that viewdektop.rcas.org is in the connection server
box and click connect.