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24. How do I access my work-computer from home?

See also: How to connect with VPN using AnyConnect in Windows
See also: How do I mount my home directory or shared storage at HNAS?
  1. Find out if you need access to the files or the actual computer running programs on it.
  2. If you only need access to the files, then it might be easier to store the files on a file server. Access the files in a secure way from home over VPN connecting to the file server.
There are currently no support for getting remote access to your work-computer from home.

Remote access to central management server DCTS

If you have an administrator account you can login to the Universitys central management server.


In Mac, get Microsoft Remote Desktop which is free in the App Store.

Add a new host hosts with login (with the windows domain) and password and then Start!

Remember to add the Windows domain in for example the format username@domain, if the host is connected to a Windows domain.


In Windows, start Remote Desktop Connection and enter the details and then Connect.

Linux Ubuntu

Install rdesktop and run for example this command:

rdesktop -p MySecretPassword -u _jny25782-T -d USER -x 0x80 -g 1800x1100 -k sv


This entry was last modified 2019-06-14


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