Bootcamp – Installing Windows

System Requirements

  • An Intel-based Mac
  • A Microsoft Windows disk image (ISO) containing a 64-bit version of Windows 10 – Instructions Here
  • An Apple keyboard, mouse or trackpad, or a USB keyboard and mouse
  • A 16 GB or larger USB flash drive that you can erase
  • At least 30 GB of free disk space on your startup drive

Open Boot Camp Assistant

Navigate to the Utilities folder in the Applications folder and open Boot Camp Assistant.  Follow the onscreen instructions to install Windows on your Mac.

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https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201468

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.

VDI MAC 1

Click the Download button to proceed.

VDI MAC 2

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

VDI MAC 3

Click the Agree button to proceed.

VDI MAC 4

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

VDI MAC 5

Connect to VDI

Locate and launch the VMware Horizon Client application to proceed.

VDI MAC 6

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

VDI MAC 7

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

VDI MAC 8

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

VDI MAC 9

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

VDI MAC 10

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.

Install & Connect to VPN – Mac

How To Steps:

  1. Install VPN
  2. Connect to VPN
  3. Disconnect from VPN

Download these instructions as a PDF

Install VPN

Download the package  

Locate the downloaded file (ISU Cisco VPN Installer.dmg) and double-click the dmg to extract the installer folder.

Double-click vpn.pkg to launch the installer.

VPN installer

Click the Continue button to proceed.

Mac Install Intro

Click the Continue button to proceed.

Mac Install License

Click the Agree button to proceed.

Mac Install Licens Agree

Click the Install button to proceed.

Mac VPN Install

Click the Close button to complete installation.Mac Install Close

Connect to VPN

Locate and launch the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client application to proceed.Mac VPN Finder

Enter vpn.iastate.edu in the text field then click the Connect button to proceed.

Enter VPN Address

Select SSLvpn in the Group drop-down menu.  Enter your ISU Net-ID and password in the Username and Password fields then click the OK button to connect to VPN.

Cisco VPN Connect

Disconnect from VPN

Left-click the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client icon in the menu bar at the top of your screen to proceed.

MAC VPN Toolbar

Click Quit Cisco AnyConnect in the drop-down menu to disconnect from VPN.

Close Cisco VPN