‌Before you use the Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) connection, wake your PC.

To set up an RDG connection using a Windows PC, follow these steps:

Automatic setup

  1. Download and save this file: ICRDGateway.zip
  2. Double click on the .zip you have downloaded.
  3. Copy the ICRDGateway.rdp file to your Desktop and click to run.
  4. Enter the short name (NetBIOS e.g. lb-computer1) of your College machine and click Connect.
  5. Enter your College username (ic\yourusername) and password when prompted and click OK.

Your session is now connected. Click on this file whenever you want to connect remotely to your desktop.

Manual setup

  1. Click on the Start button in your desktop toolbar, type Remote Desktop in the search field and press the Return key on your keyboard.
  2. Press the Options arrow in the bottom left hand corner of the Remote Desktop window.
  3. Select the Advanced tab and click the Settings button under Connect from anywhere.
  4. Select the Use these RD Gateway server settings button.
  5. Enter ictsgw.cc.ic.ac.uk in the Server name field.
  6. Enter Ask for password (NTLM) in the Logon method field.
  7. Ensure that Bypass RD Gateway server for local settings is ticked.
  8. Tick Use my RD Gateway credentials for the remote computer.
  9. Press the OK button and click Options to contract the screen and return to the connection area.
  10. Enter the short name (NetBIOS e.g. lb-computer1) of your College machine and click Connect.
  11. Enter your College username (ic\yourusername) and password when prompted and click OK.

Your session is now connected.