macOS - Remote Desktop Services/RDS (How To) Access RDS Applications

This article provides instructions for access RDS Applications hosted by Student Affairs IT (SAITS) using Microsoft Remote Desktop 10+

Full-time staff requesting access to RDS Apps must make a request with SAITS. Upon approval the staff member will be added to the appropriate groups to grant access.

Initial Setup:

  1. Install the Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 Application
        Managed devices should have it available in Self Service.
        To download the application from the Mac App Store, click the following link: Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 Mac App Store

  2. Adding a Workspace:
    To use RDS you must either be on campus connected to Ethernet, UWMWifi. If off-campus, connect to the GlobalProtect VPN first.

  3. Launch Microsoft Remote Desktop
    Select the Workspaces tab, click the Add Workspace button OR click the plus (+) drop-down menu and select Add Workspace.

  4. Enter the following workspace URL:

  5. Click Add.

  6. Enter your User Account in the following format: OR AD\ePanther

  7. Enter your credentials as follows:
        Domain\ePanther (ex: AD\ePanther)

  8. Double-Click the Application you would like to launch (Ex: EMS).

  9. Enter your credentials as follows:
        Domain\ePanther (ex: AD\ePanther)

  10. Enter your application related credentials if required.

Keywords:EMS,macOS,EZCare2,FSS,Food Service Suite RDS remote desktop services   Doc ID:117045
Owner:Emmitt H.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2022-03-01 13:22 CSTUpdated:2023-01-17 12:06 CST
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
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