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public:vdi_labs [2016/10/13 15:05]
apano [PC Labs]
public:vdi_labs [2021/12/07 18:03]
kohofer
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   * use your PC/Notebook or Tablet/SmartPhone - Accessible everywhere   * use your PC/Notebook or Tablet/SmartPhone - Accessible everywhere
      
-  * login with your UNIBZ credentials in PC-Labs E231, E331, E431, A518  +  * login with your UNIBZ credentials in PC-Labs in your campus  
  
 +<note important>If you disconnect the session will run for 15 minutes. After this time your virtual desktop will be powered off and unsaved work will be lost. There is no time limitation if you stay connected. </note>
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 +<note important>You can save your data in the drives E:\\, F:\\, in your Desktop, Documents folder, in OneDrive or in USB supports. The contents of the **Downloads** folder **will be lost** after logout. </note> 
  
 ===== Borrow a Laptop in our UNIBZ Library ===== ===== Borrow a Laptop in our UNIBZ Library =====
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 You can borrow a notebook for the day in our Library, just go to the info desk with your Student Card and ask for one. The notebook must be given back at the end of the day. You can borrow a notebook for the day in our Library, just go to the info desk with your Student Card and ask for one. The notebook must be given back at the end of the day.
  
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   * Install VMware Horizon Client (recommended)   * Install VMware Horizon Client (recommended)
   * VMware Horizon HTML Access (if for any reason you cannot install the client)   * VMware Horizon HTML Access (if for any reason you cannot install the client)
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-==== Install VMware Horizon Client ==== +==== Install VMware Horizon Client (Recommended) ==== 
-**Step 1** Install the client for your OS +=== Installation === 
-=== Linux ===+== Linux ==
   * Download the Horizon Client installer file. The name of the file is VMware-Horizon-Client-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.arch.bundle.    * Download the Horizon Client installer file. The name of the file is VMware-Horizon-Client-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.arch.bundle. 
-  * Open a Terminal window and change directories to the directory where you downloaded the installer. +  * Open a Terminal window and run the following command <code> ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.0 </code>   
 +  * In the same Terminal window change directories to the directory where you downloaded the installer. 
   * Run the installer by executing <code> sudo sh ./VMware-Horizon-Client-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.arch.bundle</code>   * Run the installer by executing <code> sudo sh ./VMware-Horizon-Client-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.arch.bundle</code>
   * Follow the promts to finish the installation.               * Follow the promts to finish the installation.            
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   * After installation is complete, specify whether to perform the compatibility scan for libraries that various feature components are dependent on. Log information about the installation is recorded in /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-installer-pid.log   * After installation is complete, specify whether to perform the compatibility scan for libraries that various feature components are dependent on. Log information about the installation is recorded in /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-installer-pid.log
- +<note>The current client does not allow Local Folders/File sharing on Ubuntu 16.04</note> 
-=== Mac ===+== Mac ==
   * Download the Horizon Client installer file. The name of the file is VMware-Horizon-Client-y.y.y-xxxxxx.dmg.   * Download the Horizon Client installer file. The name of the file is VMware-Horizon-Client-y.y.y-xxxxxx.dmg.
   * Double-click the .dmg file to open it and click Agree. The contents of the disk image appear in a Horizon Client Finder window   * Double-click the .dmg file to open it and click Agree. The contents of the disk image appear in a Horizon Client Finder window
   * In the Finder window, drag the VMware Horizon Client icon to the Applications folder icon. If you are not logged in as an administrator user, you are prompted for an administrator credentials.   * In the Finder window, drag the VMware Horizon Client icon to the Applications folder icon. If you are not logged in as an administrator user, you are prompted for an administrator credentials.
  
-=== Windows ===+== Windows ==
   * Download the Horizon Client installer file. The name of the file is  VMware-Horizon-Client-x86_64-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe OR VMware-Horizon-Client-x86-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe (depending on your OS).    * Download the Horizon Client installer file. The name of the file is  VMware-Horizon-Client-x86_64-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe OR VMware-Horizon-Client-x86-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe (depending on your OS). 
   * Run the installation program   * Run the installation program
  
-=== iOS - Android ===+== iOS - Android ==
   * Download and install the Horizon Client from your store (AppStore - Google Play store - Amazon AppStore)   * Download and install the Horizon Client from your store (AppStore - Google Play store - Amazon AppStore)
   * If needed read the [[https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info?slug=desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon_clients/4_0 |installation guidelines]] concerning iOS or Android devices.    * If needed read the [[https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info?slug=desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon_clients/4_0 |installation guidelines]] concerning iOS or Android devices. 
  
- +=== Configuration ===
-**Step 2** Configure the client for first use+
  
 The VMware View client needs to be configured the first time it is used.  The VMware View client needs to be configured the first time it is used. 
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 Press the "**+**" button Press the "**+**" button
  
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 and type **https://desktop.scientificnet.org** as server. and type **https://desktop.scientificnet.org** as server.
  
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 login with your UNIBZ credentials login with your UNIBZ credentials
  
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 and choose **Windows Labs** and choose **Windows Labs**
  
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  The first run will take a couple of minutes to log you in to your desktop.   The first run will take a couple of minutes to log you in to your desktop. 
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 +<note important>If you disconnect the session will run for **10 minutes**. After this time your virtual desktop will be powered off and unsaved work **will be lost**. There is no time limitation if you stay connected. </note>
 ==== VMware Horizon HTML Access (Unsupported) ==== ==== VMware Horizon HTML Access (Unsupported) ====
 If you need to access your desktops and you don't have the possibility to install the client, you can use a HTML5 compatible browser. This access is offered as best effort, there are some know issues, i.e. you have to use the US keyboard layout. We won't provide support for this type of access. If you need to access your desktops and you don't have the possibility to install the client, you can use a HTML5 compatible browser. This access is offered as best effort, there are some know issues, i.e. you have to use the US keyboard layout. We won't provide support for this type of access.
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 Put your credentials and dont'forget to choose UNIBZ as domain Put your credentials and dont'forget to choose UNIBZ as domain
  
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-Select **Windows 10 - PC Labs**+Select **Windows Labs**
  
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 +<note important>If you disconnect the session will run for **10 minutes**. After this time your virtual desktop will be powered off and unsaved work **will be lost**. There is no time limitation if you stay connected. </note>
 ===== PC Labs ===== ===== PC Labs =====
  
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-At this point you have access to different resources. You can start your virtual desktop by choosing **Windows 10 - PC Labs**. The first run will take a couple of minutes to log you in to your desktop. +If your desktop does not start automatically with Windows 10, you can start it by choosing **Windows Labs**. The first run will take a couple of minutes to log you in to your desktop. 
  
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 +<note important>If you disconnect the session will run for **10 minutes**. After this time your virtual desktop will be powered off and unsaved work **will be lost**. There is no time limitation if you stay connected. </note>
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 +===== Using USB or local computer to store and access data =====
 +If you are using your personal computer to connect to the Labs, you can access and save data in it. 
 +
 +on Windows -> Start -> File explorer -> select This PC -> in Devices and drives you will see **Username on PersonalComputerName**
 +Double click and you will find all the data contained in your personal computer. You can open them, edit them or save new documents in your local computer. 
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 +If you do not see the USB drive connect it manually:
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 +{{:public:usb_connect_mac.png?400 |MacBook Client}} or {{:public:usb_connect_cloudbooks.jpeg?400|Cloudbooks}}
  
 ===== Notes ===== ===== Notes =====
 +If you disconnect from the View client the session will run for 15 minutes. After this time your virtual desktop will be powered off and unsaved work **will be lost**. There is no time limitation if you stay connected. 
  
  
-If you disconnect from the View client the session will run for 2 hours. After this time your virtual desktop will be powered off and unsaved work **will be lost**. There is no time limitation if you stay connected.  
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