VDI for Staff and Faculty

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

To install the VMware Horizon Client, click on one of the links below depending upon your operating system.
Windows:  https://download3.vmware.com/software/view/viewclients/CART20FQ4/VMware-Horizon-Client-5.3.0-15208953.exe
Mac: https://download3.vmware.com/software/view/viewclients/CART20FQ4/VMware-Horizon-Client-5.3.0-15225262.dmg
  • You will then be prompted to Agree & Install.    Once, installed, click Finish.
  • You will then see the restart your system for the configuration changes made to VMware Horizon Client to take effect.
  • Once restarted, you will see a VMware Horizon Client shortcut on your desktop.
  • To run the client, double click on the shortcut.
  • You will see Add Server.
  • After clicking on Add Server, you will need to enter the name of the server… view.farmingdale.edu
  • You will be prompted to enter your Farmingdale username and password.
  • Choose the Staff Desktop.
  • You will then see the Windows desktop.
  • When you are done, shut down like you would shut down your PC.
  • To log off the server, click on the plug icon in the top left had corner of the window.
Last Modified 7/17/20