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Configure AppPortal apps in Windows

Issue/Question

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

Environment

  • AppPortal
  • Microsoft RemoteApp and Desktop Connection
  • Banner
  • MInE
  • Kronos
  • Windows apps for Mac users, CSE 148 students
  • Windows 7 and newer

Rationale

  • 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

Resolution

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, type https://AppPortal.MiamiOH.edu/RDWeb/feed/webfeed.aspx 
  6. Click Next
  7. Click Next again to continue
  8. When prompted, enter your Miami credentials as follows:
    • Enter IT\ followed by your Miami UniqueID
      • example: If your UniqueID is doejd2, enter IT\doejd2
    • 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 RemoteApp and Desktop Connections
  4. Click Miami Resources
  5. 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

 

Notes

  • 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
    • MInE: Available only on wired professional networks or through AdminVPN with special access
    • Kronos: Available only on wired professional networks

 

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Article ID: 8504
Created
Wed 8/19/15 8:55 AM
Modified
Tue 12/12/17 11:01 AM