Remote session to a lab computer using NoMachine

Remote working means logging on to a CDA lab or edit room computer from your computer at home. NoMachine is a remote desktop solution that is superior to Apple’s built-in screen sharing and, most importantly, you will have audio.

You do not need a powerful computer for remote working. Your Mac OS needs to be OS X 10.7 or later to use NoMachine. But a high speed internet connection (15Mbit/s download and 10Mbit/s upload) is required.

This guide takes into account that you already booked the computer on which you want to connect to. If not please follow this guide : How to reserve a lab or edit suite computer for remote sessions

In order to connect remotely to an edit suite or  lab computer, you’ll need to connect to Concordia’s network through VPN. How to connect to Concordia’s VPN

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Remote session to a lab computer using Screen Sharing

This guide takes into account that you already booked the computer on which you want to connect to. If not please follow this guide : How to reserve a lab or edit suite computer for remote sessions

In order to connect remotely to an edit suite or  lab computer, you’ll need to connect to Concordia’s network through VPN. How to connect to Concordia’s VPN

We recommend using NoMachine remote desktop software instead of Screen Sharing, so you can hear audio and have a better image quality. Use Screen Sharing as a second choice.

To connect remote using NoMachine: Remote Session to a Lab Computer using NoMachine

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How to reserve a lab or edit suite computer for remote sessions

By reserving a computer, you will be able to connect remotely to it using NoMachine (Windows, Mac or Linux client) or Screen Sharing.  For now there are only some edit suites and labs that offer NoMachine: EV 5.635, EV 5.815 and all the EV 5th floor edit suites. We strongly recommend using NoMachine remote desktop software over Apple’s Screen Sharing. When using NoMachine you will have audio and better image quality.

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