Faculty of Environment

Connecting from OS X

Users wishing to access the terminal servers from a Mac can do so via "Remote Desktop"

What you need
An Apple Computer running a current version of Mac OS X 10.*

Microsoft Remote Desktop Client for the Mac (you can obtain it from the Mac App store)

Connecting to the University VPN

Instructions on how to connect to the VPN from OS X are provided here


Connecting to foe-sterm.leeds.ac.uk

  •  Start your Remote Desktop program and enter the computer name foe-sterm.leeds.ac.uk and click connect
  • You may have to complete two login screens as you are being redirected to the server with the least load.  After you are finished using Remote Desktop log off from the server and close the VPN connection.