Using RHV Virtual Desktops with the HTML5 Client

The VNC Console (Browser) client provides a virtual desktop using only a web browser.  You do not have to install additional software.

  1. Direct your browser to the VM Portal via the URL
  2. Log into the VM Portal with your campus username and password.
  3. You should see icons for the virtual desktops that you have access to, such as the one below.  Attach to a virtual desktop by clicking on the Run button.

  4. Within 10 seconds, you will be attached to a virtual desktop. 

  5. Click on the menu button next to the Shutdown button.  

  6. Click on the VNC Console (Browser) option in the menu. The console screen will appear in the same browser tab.

  7. Hover the mouse pointer over the desktop.  Press the Esc button to go to the Login Screen for the virtual desktop.

  8. Enter your campus username and password to log in.

  9. To get a command prompt, click on the Applications menu and find the Terminal application.  It can be found in the Favorites submenu.

  10. Please shut down the virtual desktop when you are finished using it.  This can be done from the menu at the top right of the desktop.  Click on the button with the On/Off icon and then select "Power Off".

  11. You can log out of the VM Portal with the menu at the top right of the screen.



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