How to Connect to VCL

Accessing Remote Computers using Remote Desktop Connection

Remote Desktop for Windows

Remote Desktop software comes preinstalled on Windows.

Instructions on usage of the client can be found at the Remote Desktop Instructions for Windows page.

Remote Desktop for Mac OS X

Use the Apple App Store to install Microsoft RemoteDesktopConnection.

Instructions on usage of the client can be found at the Remote Desktop Instructions for Macintosh page.

Remote Desktop for Linux

xfreerdp is a command line Remote Desktop client for Linux. It supports all features of RDP, including mapping local drives and printers to the remote computer.

Instructions on usage of the client can be found at the Remote Desktop Instructions for Linux page.

Accessing Remote Computers that require SSH and an X-Server

Connecting from Windows

Information on installing and using an SSH client and X-Server on Windows can be found at the EOS Remote Access page under Using VCL or COE Remote Access Servers to Connect to a Linux/Solaris Application in the Windows tab.

Connecting from Linux

Linux already has OpenSSH and an X-Server installed. Instructions on how to connect can be found at the EOS Remote Access page.

Connecting from Mac OS X

For OS X 10.2 or earlier, you need to have XonX installed.
For OS X 10.3 and 10.4, you need to install X11 from your OS X installation disc. It can be found under the Optional Installs package.
For OS X 10.5 and later, it comes preinstalled.

Mac OS X already has OpenSSH installed. Run X11 and an xterm should automatically open. Further instructions on how to connect can be found at the EOS Remote Access page in the Mac OS X tab.