Install the App
On your campus PC, go to the Software Center to install the VMware Horizon client.
From a non-campus PC, install the windows 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 Windows section
On the Download Product page, select DOWNLOAD NOW.
The app will begin downloading.
Once the download is complete, select Open file.
A VMware Horizon window will display. Select Agree & Install.
The app will install.
Once it is installed, select Finish.
For the changes to take effect, your computer will need to restart. Select Restart Now on the next dialogue box for the changes to take effect immediately.
A shortcut to the app will now appear on your desktop.
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 on your desktop.
In the VMware Horizon Client dialogue box, select Add Server.
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
Select SHSU Remote Desktop.
Your SHSU desktop will display. 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.
You can use a browser or app to access the remote desktop connection. To download and use the windows app, follow the instructions below.