1) Navigate to: http://SOISDesktop.uwm.edu
- Agree to the terms (after reading them).
- Click "Install".
- See "Fig. 1" below.
2) A small .exe file will download. Once download launch the executable and run the installer.
3) Click "Finish" after the installation finishes.
4) Login using your SOIS username and password.
Use your AD\ePanther ID and ePanther password in order to access the virtual lab.
Be sure to place "AD\" before your user name. This is to specify that you are authenticating against the campus active directory domain.
User name: AD\exampleID
If you are unable to login please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be sure to let us know what SOIS courses you currently enrolled in.
5) Once you login an instance of Citrix Receiver will automatically launch.
If a window connecting you to the virtual lab does not automatically appear see figure 6.
Select the windows icon in order to initiate the virtual lab session.
6) A new window will pop up, this is the XenDesktop client. It will load your virtual desktop.
7) The screen or window will look as follows if you connected successfully.
8) Be sure to grant the virtual desktop local access if you wish to save files to your local hard drive.
It will ask if you want to grant your virtual desktop local access. Select "Read/write access" and check "Do not as me again.."
You can also change the access level under preferences from the black handle drop down in the center of the screen.
9) Be sure when you save
That you save to your computers local storage, and not virtual machines local storage. When you log off from the virtual desktop everything will be deleted. Your local drives will appear under "Other" in XenDesktop. You can also print from XenDesktop to your own local printers!