You can use a browser or app to access the remote desktop connection. To download and use the mac app, follow the instructions below.
Install the App
On your campus Mac, go to Self Service to install the VMWare Horizon client.
From a non-campus Mac, install the mac app for connecting to the remote desktop by following these instructions.
Visit the VMware Horizon Client Download website and
- Select Horizon 8 from the Selection Version dropdown menu
- Select GO TO DOWNLOADS from the VMware Horizon Client for Mac section
On the Download Product page, select DOWNLOAD NOW.
If asked if you want to allow downloads from the VMware website, select Allow.
A VMware Horizon window will display. Select Agree & Install.
The app will install. Once it is installed, select a VMware Horizon Client window will display. Drag the VMware Horizon Client icon to the Applications icon to being the installation.
A confirmation dialog box will display. Select Open.
The app will display in the Applications.
Connecting the App
Once the app is installed, you will need to connect to the SHSU remote servers. To get started,
Open the VMware Horizon app in the Applications list.
In the Name of the Connection Server dialogue box
- Type myworkspace.shsu.edu in the blank box
- Select Connect
You will be prompted with a Microsoft 365 log in. Enter the requested SHSU credentials and select Next.
If asked to authenticate with Duo, select your option and authenticate.
An Acceptable Use Agreement will display, select Accept.
In the next dialogue box,
- Type your SHSU username
- Type your SHSU password
- Select Login
You will be connected to the remote desktop. Select OK on the Secure Network Notice.
You may get asked if you want to share the local files on the computer you are connecting on with your remote desktop and applications. You can select Allow.
Your SHSU desktop will display.