You must be connected with AnyConnect to make this connection

Configure a Windows campus computer to accept incoming connections:

  • Right click the Admin By Request icon in the Systems Tray and select Tools > System properties.
    • Enter "Remote desktop" in the user account control pop up box.
  • Navigate to the Remote tab
  • Select the Allow remote connections to this computer check box, then select the Select users... button
  • Click add, then enter the username of the individual who needs to connect to the computer, then select check names
  • Click OK
    • Make sure the username displays in the remote desktop users box
  • Click OK
  • Click Apply, then OK
  • Retrieve the computer's IP address
    • Click the Start button
    • Type CMD and press Enter
    • In the command prompt that appears, type ipconfig
    • Look for the IPv4 Address entry and write down the IP address

To connect to a campus computer from off-campus

Make sure that you are connected AnyConnect VPN.

  • Open the Start Menu by clicking the Start button
  • In the search box, type MSTSC and press Enter to open Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection
  • Click the Show Options dropdown button
  • In the Computer field, type the IP address of the computer to which you wish to connect
  • In the User name field, type appd\<your username> where the text in brackets is replaced with your AppState username Note: Do not enter and do not include the brackets.
  • If you wish to save a shortcut to this connection, click Save As... and select the location and file name under which you would like to save the connection
  • Click Connect to connect to the remote computer


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