Configure AppPortal apps in Windows (RemoteApp)


  • How do I configure and launch AppPortal apps in Windows?
  • How do I access RemoteApp and Desktop Connections on my PC?


  • 10711: Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop (version 10.2.8)
  • 10673: AppPortal Applications
    • Banner, Blackboard, CEC-ChemCad, CSE 148 Desktop, EHS-SPSS, Kronos, Milestone, MyMicros/EMS, Office - UIT, PFD, POL-Stata, STA-SAS, Titanium, TSR Utilities, ULB - SAS/STATA/ARES, WebFocus
  • AppPortal (Miami Resources RemoteApp and Desktop Connections)
  • Windows 7 and newer


  • Miami's AppPortal technology streams applications to your computer or device, making the application appear as if it is running from your computer or device


Configure AppPortal

  1. Click Start
  2. Start typing RemoteApp and Desktop Connections 
  3. Select RemoteApp and Desktop Connections from the search results
  4. Click either Access RemoteApp and Desktop Connection
    • OR Set up a new connection with RemoteApp and Desktop Connection
  5. In the Email address or connection URL text box, enter 
  6. Click Next
  7. Click Next again to continue
  8. When prompted, enter your Miami credentials as follows:
    • Enter IT\<your Miami UniqueID>
      • Example IT\smithx99
    • Enter your MUnet password
  9. Click OK
  10. In the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection summary box, click Finish


Launch an AppPortal application

  • AppPortal applications are on your Windows Start menu 
  1. Click Start
  2. Click All Programs
  3. Click Miami Resources (RADC)
  4. Click the application you want to run
    • You may receive a "trust" warning. It is safe to continue with the connection. You can also select the check box Don't ask me again for remote connections from this publisher


In Windows 10

  1. Click Start
  2. Locate and click the Miami Resources folder
  3. Click the application you want to run


  • Administrative application access: Access to some applications (e.g., course enrollment, membership in departmental groups) requires authorization. The following list implies the parameters that provide network access, but not necessarily authorization to use the applications:
    • Native Banner: Available only on wired professional networks or through AdminVPN with special access
    • Kronos: Available only on wired professional networks
      • Miami University IT Services COVID-19 Response: Restriction lifted for COVID-19 preparedness
  • Windows 7: You must enable the TLS 1.2 encryption protocol before you will be able to connect to AppPortal resources. TLS 1.2 was added to the Windows 7 operating system via Windows updates so ensure your computer is patched. In addition to requiring this update to be installed, it must be enabled. Download a script to enable TLS 1.2 . Extract the zip file and run the Enable TLS 1.2 on Windows 7.bat script as an administrator


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