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Corona Virus Operating Conditions 2020
RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol - Windows) or VNC (Virtual Network Computing - Mac) allows for the secure, remote connection of one computer to another. Under certain emergency conditions*, when access to on-campus resources is unavailable, RDP/VNC permissions may be granted.
RDP/VNC approvals will be temporary and not guaranteed after emergency conditions have passed and can only be initiated from a university managed device. Personal devices cannot be used for this connection.
NOTE: The use of RDP/VNC carries with it greater security risks than other methods of remote access. Therefore, additional reviews and approvals are required.
*emergency conditions not typically weather related
Requests will only be considered when:
RDP/VNC connections are only permitted from one university managed device to another university managed device. Personally owned devices should not be used for RDP/VNC connections to on-campus university workstations
To make an VNC connection to a Mac computer:
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