The Office of Technology and Information Services provides Remote Desktop Web as a service to DEP employees. Approved employees have remote access to DEP’s network as well as standard desktop applications through a web browser interface. Although the programs are actually running on a remote computer, to the user, they appear as if they are running on their local computer.
In the domain\user name field type in: FloridaDEP\Your Username, example FloridaDep\Coyote_W. Note: In order to login you must prefix your username with Floridadep\.
Type in your FloridaDEP password. This is the password you use to log into your computer each day.
Security options – Public vs Private
This is a public or shared computer. If you are connecting to the remote desktop website using a computer in a public library, or from a computer that is shared by others, click This is a public or shared computer.
This is a private computer. If you are using a work computer assigned to you that you do not share with other people, click This is a private computer.
Allow the remote computer to access the following resources on my computer. Select all the resources you wish to access (such as printing) on the local computer you used for connection. Check all that apply:
4. After successfully connecting, you will see a screen similar to the one below. The new desktop looks and feels like Windows 8.1. Applications on the Remote Desktop work the same as applications on your regular computer. To open any of the applications on the desktop, place your mouse pointer on the application and double-click. You can log-off the Remote Desktop by double-clicking the “Logoff” shortcut.
5. From this desktop, you can click on “Remote Desktop” to remotely connect to your local computer. See Computer setup requirements for remotely connecting to your office computer using Remote Desktop.
Click on the Remote Desktop Shortcut from the Windows Server 2012R2 desktop.
When prompted with the Remote Desktop Connection, type your computer name in the Computer field and click Connect
3. Computer must have power (i.e., do not turn off PC/power off at night).
4. Must be a member of the Remote Desktop Users local group or set up as a local Administrator on the computer. Please contact the Service Desk with the following information to be added if you are not a member of either group.
Must have Computer Name. To obtain your computer name:
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