CN - CN Lite - How to Connect

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CN Lite is a terminal server for Community Network users. When connected to CN Lite, users have access to an OSU configured workstation with Office 2016 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Data Warehouse, access to shared drives, and more. 

Requirements

  • You must have an Internet connection
  • You must be connected to the OSU network or establish a VPN connection.

Setup for Windows

  1. Download a pre-configured RDP shortcut here. Save it somewhere accessible, like your Desktop.
  2. Double-click on the file to launch your Remote Desktop client.
    • You may receive a warning "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified... "
    • Check the "Don't ask me again for connections for this computer" and click Yes.
  3. Enter your login information when prompted.
    • For employees, use ONID\username
    • For students, use CN\username
  4. Click Ok and wait for login to complete. On your first login, this may take a few minutes.

Setup for Mac

  1. If you don't already have the Microsoft Remote Desktop app installed, download it here.
  2. Download a pre-configured RDP shortcut here. Save it somewhere accessible, like your Desktop.
  3. Double-click on the file to launch Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  4. Enter your login information when prompted.
    • For employees, use ONID\username
    • For students, use CN\username
  5. You may receive a warning "The certificate couldn't be verified..." Click Continue.
  6. Click Ok and wait for login to complete. On your first login, this may take a few minutes.

Details

Article ID: 63169
Created
Thu 9/27/18 6:40 PM
Modified
Fri 7/31/20 9:22 AM