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Secure Remote VDI

Operating System: All

Applies To: UB faculty, staff and researchers

Last Updated: October 14, 2016

Using SecureRemoteVDI

1. If you are off campus, run AnyConnect and connect to UBVPN. Otherwise, skip to step 2.

2. Open a Web browser and go to https://ubvdi.buffalo.edu/portal/webclient/index.html

3. Enter your UBITName (without ad\) and password, then click Login.

  • If you log in using an exception account (e.g. prov), change the domain from AD to ITORG.

4. Once connected, single-click on DMS_SecRe... You will be connected to the desktop.

5. Click Start > All Programs > Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. A window will open in the lower right corner.

6. If you:

  • Have an RSA Fob (Hardware Token):
    1. vpn.buffalo.edu should already appear as the connection address.
    2. Click Connect.
    3. Another window will open. Confirm AdminVPN is selected from the Group drop-down menu.
    4. Enter your UBITName (no ad\) and passcode (pin and token from the fob), then click OK.
  • Are in Business:
    1. deptvpn.buffalo.edu should already appear as the connection address.
    2. Click Connect.
    3. Another window will open. Confirm Business is selected from the Group drop-down menu.
    4. Enter your UBITName (no ad\) in the Username field and UBIT password in the Password field, then click OK.
  • Are in Facilities:
    1. vpn.buffalo.edu should already appear as the connection address.
    2. Click Connect.
    3. Another window wiill open. Confirm that Facilities is selected from the Group drop-down menu.
    4. Enter your UBITName (no ad\) in the Username field and UBIT password in the Password field, then click OK.
  • Use the Provost Department VPN: 
    1. vpn.buffalo.edu should already appear as the connection address.
    2. Click Connect.
    3. Another window will open. Select provost from the Group drop-down menu.
    4. Enter your UBITName (no ad\) in the Username field and UBIT password in the Password field, then click OK.

7.  There should be an icon on your desktop to map the PGP drive. Double-click the icon. If you do not have this shortcut or it is not working on RemoteVDI, please submit a ticket to the UBIT Help Center Online.

Logging Off

Once you are done, log off:

1. Click Start

2. Click Log off.

3. You will see a message indicating your desktop has been disconnected. Click Close.

4. At the main Web page, click the button in the upper right corner of the window, then select Log off.

5. You will see a confirmation message that you want to log off. Click OK.

6. Close your Web browser.

Contact the UBIT Help Center

Have a UBITName? You may also use the UBIT Help Center Online (login required).

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