How To Connect to a Virtual Lab Computer

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Remote Access to ECE Virtual Lab Computers from Off-Campus:

Connect VPN

1. Launch Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

	*If you don’t have this application on your computer, it’s available for download from: https://it.ubc.ca/services/email-voice-internet/myvpn/setup-documents

2. Enter “myvpn.ubc.ca” into the empty field box and click Connect:

3. You will be prompted to enter in a username and password. Username and password is your CWL credentials:

4. Click OK to connect.

Remote Onto Lab Computers:

1. Make sure that you are connected to UBC VPN (see above)

2. If you are on a Windows computer, you can launch the native program called Remote Desktop Connection

       *For computer name, enter in the hostname of the lab computer (see the section below).

       *When prompted for username and password, use your ECE account credentials.  

3. If you are on a Mac, you will need to download the application from the App store, available from: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id1295203466?mt=12

       *Once installed, launch the app and click on Add PC
       *Enter in the hostname of the computer you want to connect and click “Add”
       *You will see a PC added to your, double click on it to connect.
       *Enter in your ECE account info to login:

List of available computers:

  • ugrad1.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad2.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad3.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad4.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad5.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad6.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad7.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad8.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad9.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad10.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad11.lab.ece.ubc.ca
  • ugrad12.lab.ece.ubc.ca