Remotely Accessing a Queens Computer


In order to remotely access a Queens computer, you will need the VPN (Forticlient) installed and the computer name of the machine you wish to access. You can then connect using the following steps:

1. How to find the computer name of the computer you want to remote into:  

Click Start - type CMD - press enter - black box opens - type hostname and press enter.
You will see the name of the machine. Note that. 

2. Connect to Forticlient VPN (install files if needed:  Windows- Install and Launch VPN

     Mac- Install and Launch VPN)


3. Click the windows icon and search for the Remote Desktop Connection App



4. Enter in the computer name. You will be asked for credentials to connect, this will be your Queens username and password. Should start with qcs\username. 


Click connect and a session will open up.


 5. Once user has finished with remote session click the X at the top of the screen to disconnect, do NOT shutdown

Note: The computer you are attempting to remote into must be powered on and connected to the network.

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