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Remote access to LWSN B131

Available Host: Enable JavaScript To Get Available Host

This information is intended for those with authorized access to CS Department Facilities only.

  1. Go to Purdue's VPN website.
  2. Enter your username and BoilerKey.
    VPN login
  3. Download the program.
  4. Open Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client.
  5. Put in, click Connect and put in your username and BoilerKey again.
    Input VPN link
  6. Now that the VPN is connected, start Remote Desktop Connection.
    Click the Start icon and search for Remote Desktop Connection.
  7. Once Remote Desktop Connection is open enter the hostname:

    Enable JavaScript To Get Available Host

    Remote Desktop Connection dialog box.
  8. In the username field type boilerad\username where username is your career
    account username. You will also need to put your career account password in the password field. Then press ok.

    Enter your Purdue login credentials.
  9. You will get a box that explains that the remote computer could not be authenticated due to problems with its security certificate. Click yes to connect to the remote computer.Invalid Cert
  10. You should then get a blue screen with a "College of Science Warning". Press OK to continue.
  11. The machine will then prepare your desktop and you should be good to go.
  12. Once you are done with your session right click on the start menu and choosethe shutdown or sign out and then click on sign out.
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