How do I use the Virtual Desktop Service?

How do I use the Virtual Desktop Service?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students

Before you use the Virtual Desktop Service (VDS) you will need to install the client:

How do I install the Virtual Desktop Service on to a tablet?
How do I install the Virtual Desktop Service on to a PC, laptop or tablet with no VMWare Horizon client available?

To open the Virtual Desktop Service:

  • Open the VMware Horizon client or app:

VDS Logo          

  • Connect to the Connection Server: “desktop.napier.ac.uk
  • Log in using your University username / matriculation number and password:

VMWare Login screen         

  • When you successfully logon you will see all virtual desktops available to you, select the required desktop
  • Your virtual desktop will open.

Once finished remember to log off via the Virtual Desktop Start menu.

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