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Connect using Windows Remote Desktop Connection

Connect using Windows Remote Desktop Connection


Connection using windows remote desktop client


1. Open Remote Desktop Connection Client

Klick on Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Remote Desktop Connection and enter the name frontend, which you want to connect to. 

Remote Desktop Connection 1


2. Configure options

If you want to transfer data to and from the cluster, we recommend mounting local resources e.g. clipboard or drives into your remote desktop session.

Click on Show options -> Local Resources -> More, choose your local resources which should be mounted into your session and click OK. Your local drives will be shown in the RDP sessions' Windows Explorer as network drives named e.g "C on COMPUTERNAME", you can also access them using the commandline as \\tsclient\c.

Remote Desktop Connection 2


3. Enter your user credentials

When you click on CONNECT you will be asked to enter your credentials. Enter your username and password for the account "Hochleistungsrechnen RWTH Aachen" and select OK.

Remote Desktop Connection 3

last changed on 07/14/2022

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