MIL, UIUC AnyWare, Accessing lab computers remotely

Step-by-step guide for eligible students to remotely access lab computers in the Margolis Market Information Lab at the Gies College of Business.

MIL computers are accessed via a serviced called UIUC AnyWare.

Note: all software in MIL can be accessed remotely with the exception of Bloomberg Terminal. Students must physically visit the lab in the Business Instructional Facility in order to use Bloomberg.

More information about what resources are available in MIL visit this page.

For more information about the service itself, please visit UIUC AnyWare Overview

Connect through Citrix Workspace (recommended)

VPN is NOT REQUIRED to connect to UIUC AnyWare. 

  1. Download and install the Citrix Workspace application from http://www.citrix.com/go/receiver

  2. After installation the Citrix Workspace application should launch automatically. Input 'uiucanyware.cloud.com' without quotes in the server address field and select 'Add'.


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  3. When the login screen appears, input your NetID and campus AD password


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    • Note: The slash in the username field is a backslash ( \ ) not a forward slash.

  4. Select the 'Desktops' tab to view available remote desktop environments.

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Connect through a Browser

Connect through a Browser

  1. Navigate to https://uiucanyware.cloud.com/ in your browser of choice

  2. When the login screen appears, input your NetID and campus AD password

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    • Note: You will be prompted to detect and/or install the Citrix Workspace app upon logging in. This is not required, but for the best experience we recommend using the Citrix Workspace app. To proceed in the browser, you can click the link that reads: "Use web browser"

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  3. Select the 'Desktops' tab to view available remote desktop environments.

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How to get support:

 

Launch MIL Desktop

After connecting, locate and click on "Gies Business MIL Machines" at the bottom of the page.

Note: if the desktop is not listed, navigate to the left-hand column, click on Desktops > All Desktops, and then choose "Gies Business MIL Machines."

UIUC AnyWare Launch Screen with MIL Desktop highlighted





Keywords:Citrix, "UIUC anywhere", remote, "remote access", "Power BI", Tableau, Bloomberg, "Bloomberg Terminal", "Capital IQ", "S&P Global Capital IQ", Morningstar, "Gies classroom", virtual, "virtual desktop"   Doc ID:111087
Owner:Dominic P.Group:UI Gies College of Business
Created:2021-05-27 13:42 CDTUpdated:2021-05-27 16:46 CDT
Sites:UI Gies College of Business
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