Please use the following instructions to configure your device to access our Terminal Server. This will provide you access to an OSU configured workstation with Office 2010 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Access), Data Warehouse, and access to your home and shared drives.

Requirements

Setup For Windows 7 or Windows XP

  • If you are not on the OSU network, please establish a VPN connection to OSU. See the link above for configuration help.
  • Download the pre-configured RDP shortcut here (right click and "save target as...") and save it to your computer.
  • Double click on the CN Lite RDP shortcut that you downloaded.
  • You may receive the warning "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified..."
  • Check the "Don't ask me again for connections for this computer" and click Yes.
  • Enter your CN username and password.
  • Ensure the "Log on to" line is set to "CN".
  • Click OK.
  • Begin working.

Setup For Apple MacOS X

  • If you are not on the OSU network, please establish a VPN connection to OSU. See the link above for configuration help.
  • Download the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client here, then follow the setup instructions.
  • Download the pre-configured RDP shortcut here (right click or control-click the link) and save it to your computer.
  • Double click on the CN Lite RDP shortcut that you downloaded.
  • You may receive the warning "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified..." Check the "Don't ask me again for connections for this computer" and click Yes.
  • Enter your CN username and password.
  • Ensure the "Log on to" line is set to "CN."
  • Click OK.
  • Begin working.

Setup For Apple iPads (all generations)

  • Download and install the RDP App located here.
  • Run the Pocket Cloud App.
  • Complete the following when you launch Pocket Cloud for the first time:
    • Click the + symbol.
    • Choose Manual Connection.
    • Choose RDP.
      Nick Name: CN Lite
      Host: cnlite.tss.oregonstate.edu
      Username: Your CN username
      Password: Please don't save your password
      Domain: CN
    • Click Save in the upper right corner.
  • Click cnlite from the list on the left.
  • Click the Connect button on the right.
  • Enter your CN password.
  • Begin working.

Manually Configure a Remote Desktop Connection

  • Launch the Remote Desktop Connection software on your device.
  • Enter the server name: cnlite.tss.oregonstate.edu.
  • Save the connection to your desktop.
  • See the instructions above for your operating system to complete the setup.