Windows Terminal Services Client
The latest version of Remote Desktop Connection, the Windows Terminal Services client software, is installed by default on all NICE PCs.
In order to connect to the CERNTS public cluster, please:
- Click Start -> Run
- Click Start-> Programs -> Accessories -> Communications -> 'Remote Desktop Connection' to launch the TS client
- In the computer name box, type 'cernts.cern.ch' and press enter
- Enter your NICE user name and password
- Do not forget to register to be able to use the service
For PCs which are not in CERN domain, Remote Desktop Connection 6.0 can be downloaded from Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 925876.
Note : The Remote Desktop Connection software is pre-installed with Windows XP. To run it, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, click Communications, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.
Note : On Windows XP SP3 and Windows Vista SP1 there is a version 6.1 of Remote Desktop Connection preinstalled. There is one significant change - the /console command line switch (used to connect to the console session on the remote computer) has been replaced by the /admin switch.