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Get access to the Research Computing Cluster, from any Remote Desktop (RDP) client.

Step-by-step guide

To Connect:

  1. Open your Remote Desktop Client
    1. On Windows, you may use the built-in "Remote Desktop Connection" (same as "mstsc" from the Windows Run Dialog)
    2. On Mac, we recommend the "Microsoft Remote Desktop" client
    3. On Linux, we recommend "Remmina"
  2. For the Hostname / Computer Name please enter ion.main.ad.rit.edu
  3. For the Username and Password, please use your RIT credentials
  4. Connect

That's it! If you have any problems, or need help with a specific client, please contact us at rc-help@rit.edu