Remote Desktop Connection: LSU Overview

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General Information

The Microsoft Remote Desktop Client  is a program that allows you to securely connect to a separate remote Windows computer.  Once a connection has been established, use the programs on the computer as though you are sitting in front of it.  Steps must be taken to prepare the computer which you plan to connect to, as well as steps on the computer that you plan to connect from.  The Remote Desktop Client can be installed on Windows & Mac, allowing you to control terminal servers and remote desktops without directly using the computer.

Configure Remote Connection Permissions

The following articles detail the steps to complete on the computer that you want to Remotely Connect To.  This is typically your Office Computer, however, it may be a server or any other machine in your department that you need to remotely connect to.

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