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Remote Desktop

SUNY Ulster offers those who VPN into the college's networks access to a college based remote desktop.  The remote desktop provides an ongoing connection even when the vpn or home network connection may not be functioning.  This desktop also has the correct settings to successfully run Banner without adjustments to Java.

On a Windows computer, click the Windows Icon on the bottom left of the screen

Type "Remote Desktop Connection" into the search field.

Click "Remote Desktop Connection"

"RDS2" either defaults into the "Computer" field or you can type it in.


You will be taken to a new screen 

Enter your SUNY Ulster "User Name" and "Password" where indicated.

Click the blue circle with the white arrow to connect.

To access Banner INB PROD, click the Internet Explorer icon labelled "Banner PROD"

This will open an Internet Explorer window and a message will appear at the bottom of the screen that looks like:

Click "Run this time"

You may get another Warning that looks like: 

Click "Run with the latest version"

Log into Banner using your network credentials.

Proceed as you would from any campus computer.