Install & Connect to VDI – Mac

How To Steps:

  1. Install VDI
  2. Connect to VDI

Download these instructions as a PDF 

System Requirements

Download the installer

Navigate to http://tinyurl.com/isu-vdi.

Click the Go to Downloads link next to VMware Horizon Client for Mac.

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Click the Download button to proceed.

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Locate the downloaded file and double-click the dmg to extract the installer folder.

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Click the Agree button to proceed.

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Drag and drop the VMware Horizon Client icon on the left onto the Applications shortcut on the right.

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Connect to VDI

Locate and launch the VMware Horizon Client application to proceed.

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(FIRST TIME ONLY) Click the Open button to proceed.

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(FIRST TIME ONLY) Click the Continue button then enter your computer username and password to proceed.

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(FIRST TIME ONLY) Enter vdi.iastate.edu into the text field then click the Connect button to proceed.

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Enter your ISU Net-ID and password in the Username and Password fields then click the Login button to proceed.

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Double-click the Engineering Student icon to connect to a VDI session.

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Double-click the Engineering Student icon to connect to a VDI session.