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Connect Windows with RDC Client on Mac OS X

Last modified: October 1, 2022
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Connect Windows with RDC Client on Mac OS X

To all customers or users using the Mac OS X platform, you can use RDC (Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac) Client for Mac OS X in order to make RDC to the Windows server.

Also, you may download the tool (Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac) through this link.

(You may already have the app installed if you are using a university-owned Mac.)

Steps to connect windows with RDC Client on Mac OS X:

step 1:
Firstly, open the Microsoft Remote Desktop application that has been installed on your computer.

step 2:
Next, click the “+” icon.

step 3:
After that, select ‘PC’.

step 4:
i) For PC Name, please enter the name of the remote computer to connect to OR

check How to find my computer name

ii) For User Account, click the dropdown list to change the setting
Click Add User Account.

iii) For User Name, type [email protected] in the field  ‘Domain\Username’.

iv) For Password, type your UMKC Username Password. (Take note: you will need to update the Remote Desktop settings every time you change your UMKC Username password.)

step 4:
After updating the setting, click ‘Save’.

step 5:
i) For Friendly Name, enter the PC name. Click on no gateway to change the setting and select Add Gateway from the dropdown list.

ii) For Server Name, enter

iii) For User Account, click ‘Use PC User account’.

step 6:
Then, select your UMKC username from the list. Click add and then click add again.

step 7:
To initiate the connection, double click on the PC Name tile. Click ‘Show Certificate’. Next, click ‘Always Trust’ to prevent seeing this warning again for the PC specified.

step 8:
Lastly, click ‘Continue’.

If you need any further assistance, feel free to get back to us. Thank you.

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