The Marine Corps University Information Technology Department provides the VMWare Horizon View application ensuring MCU Staff and Faculty can work from a remote site. The Horizon View application is installed on every EDU computer and can be accessed by clicking on the VMWare Horizon View application icon on the desktop.
If the application icon is not on your desktop, you will have to:
To use the Horizon View VMWare application:
Once the desktop loads, you are connected to a virtual machine within the EDU network. The virtual machine is not tailored to each individual and drive mappings, printer mappings, and saved documents will not be present. If you would like drive mappings and printer mappings, you will have to do so every time you logon. Documents you wish to retain will need to be saved to the cloud or within an email.
If you require assistance, the Helpdesk is available at (703) 432-4866 and firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marine Corps University Information Technology Department provides the VMWare Horizon View application for MCU Staff and Faculty to install in personal devices. The support of installing and using the VMWare Horizon View application on personal devices is limited. The Helpdesk staff is knowledgeable, but cannot guarantee the application will work for everyone due to the wide variety of personal system configurations, personal software, personal computer friewall settings, and personal network configurations that may hinder application success.
Download/install/Configure VMware Horizon client for remote VDI to access to USMCU.EDU machines.
Establish a wireless network connection
Navigate to the following URL
Download the corresponding Horizon View Client for your current Operating System
Once downloaded install and restart your device.
Open the VMware Horizon Client
Open the Options (ALT+ O) menu in the upper right hand corner of the application
Select the option, “Configure SSl…”
Under the Certificate checking mode section select, “do not verify server identity certificates”
Double click the “Add Server” icon
Enter the name of the Connection Server, “view.usmcu.edu”
Choose your user certificate
Enter your pin