Accessing the Virtual Lab on Windows

This guide will demonstrate how to access UT's Virtual Lab resources from a Windows computer.

Downloading the VMware Horizon Client, Part 1

You will now see a screen listing the available client download links:

  1. Please select the appropriate software for your operating system you are currently using.
  2. Select the Go to Downloads link on the right.

Downloading the VMware Horizon Client, Part 2

On the next screen, click the Download button and select a location on your computer to save the file to.

Granting Permission to Run

Image of the Permission dialog box with an arrow pointing to the Yes button.

Your computer will then ask you to grant permission to install the client on your computer. Select Yes to continue.

Completing the License Agreement

Image of the license agreement screen with an arrow pointing to the I Agree and Install button in the bottom right corner.

You will now see the End User License Agreement on screen. Select Typical for the type of installation and then click the I Agree and Install button. After the installer is completed, click Finish and then you will be prompted to restart your computer.

Opening the Program

Image of the VMware Horizon client desktop shortcut

Click on the VMware Horizon Client icon on the desktop or in the Programs menu to launch the application.

Entering the Server Name

Logging In

Image showing the login screen with fields for the username and password.

Enter your UTAD username and password in the spaces provided and then click the Login button.

Selecting a Vlab

You will now see a list of virtual labs that are available to you. Click on the icon for the virtual lab you wish to access. The virtual lab will then launch on screen.