Illinois AnyWare, How to Connect

You can connect to Illinois AnyWare through the Citrix Workspace application or using the AnyWare site in a web browser.

More information about Illinois AnyWare can be found here: Illinois AnyWare, Overview

Connect through Citrix Workspace (recommended)

The campus VPN is not required to connect to Illinois AnyWare.
  1. Download and install the Citrix Workspace application from https://www.citrix.com/downloads/workspace-app/

  2. Launch the Citrix Workspace application. It will ask for a server address; enter anyware.illinois.edu and click Continue.

    screenshot of the Citrix Workspace application with anyware.illinois.edu entered in the server address field
  3. When the login screen appears, input UOFI\ followed by your NetID, then your password:

    Illinois AnyWare, Citrix workspace login

    Note the backslash ( \ ) rather than forward slash.

Connect through a web browser

    1. Navigate to https://anyware.illinois.edu in your browser of choice.

    2. When the login screen appears, input UOFI\ followed by your NetID, then your password:

      Illinois AnyWare, citrix browser login

You will be prompted to detect and/or install the Citrix Workspace application upon logging in:

browser prompt suggesting the Citrix Workspace application

It is not required, but for the best experience we strongly recommend using the Citrix Workspace app. To proceed in the browser instead, click the Use Web Browser link.

Support

If you're having trouble with Illinois AnyWare, reach out to the Technology Services Help Desk by email at consult@illinois.edu or by phone at 217-244-7000.



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Created2020-08-19 16:07:55Updated2024-06-20 10:39:27
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