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Virtual Labs: macOS

Use popular University-licensed software remotely on your personal Macintosh computer from anywhere with a broadband Internet connection!

1. Install the VMware Horizon Client.

Download the VMware Horizon Client for macOS and open the file.

Once the .dmg file has been opened, read and agree to the End User License Agreement and drag the icon to the Applications folder to install.

Install Horizon Client

2. Add the Virtual Computing server.

Open the Horizon Client and click on "New Server"
Mac Add Server
Set the Hostname field to virtuallab.ucsd.edu. You will only need to do this once.
Mac Virtual Lab

3. Log in and access your Virtual Lab!

Enter your username and password in the next window and leave the Domain to AD. This is the same username and password you use to log into Webmail and TritonEd
Mac Log In


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