Remote Services at NAU
ITS provides several methods for accessing NAU applications and resources from remote locations. Whether you only need to access one application or your entire workstation from a remote location, ITS has a solution. If you need help getting started, please start with the online documentation that’s available in the Knowledge Base.
VPN Accordion Open
The Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows clients who are connecting to the NAU network from a non-NAU Internet Service Provider (ISP) to appear as if they are directly connected to the campus network. Connecting to the VPN is required to use some tools.
Cisco AnyConnect (VPN) for:
Azure Virtual Desktop Accordion Closed
Azure Virtual Desktop, found at apps.nau.edu, allows current NAU students, faculty, and staff access to licensed applications from a variety of operating systems. You can access the software through a browser, or connected to your workstation for a more seamless experience. Please view the Knowledge Base article below for more information.
Remote Desktop Accordion Closed
Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection provides access to your computer workstation from another computer. Remote Desktop is available with the current Windows desktop image and can be installed on Macs. Instructions for installing and connecting to Microsoft Remote Desktop can be found in Remote desktop service Knowledge Base article.
Connecting to the VPN is required to use Remote Desktop.