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Remote Lab — 24/7 Virtual Computer Lab


Remote Lab allows the ability for faculty, staff and students to remotely connect and utilize software on computer lab machines. This virtual lab contains over 200 computers and is available 24/7. The goal of the lab is to provide remote access to existing lab computers and provide an experience that is close to what you would find if you were physically sitting in front of one.

The below information describes the software availability by computer lab and instructions on how to remotely access a computer located in a campus lab.

Software Availability by Computer Lab


Computer Lab Name Available Software
Ausable 109 Lab
  • CPLEX Studio
  • Power BI
  • RStudio
  • SPSS
  • Tableau
  • Visio 2016
  • VMWare Workstation
  • Wireshark
Feinberg Lab
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • ArcGIS
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Graphpad Prism
  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • Nutritionist Pro 6
  • SPSS
  • VectorWorks 2012
  • Vegas Movie Studio
Hawkins 153C
  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • SPSS
Hudson 032
  • ArcGIS
  • Google Earth Pro
  • R
  • RStudio
  • Stella
Yokum 100A
  • Adobe Suite
Yokum 104
  • AVID Media Composer
  • AVID Pro Tools
  • Adobe Suite

How to Connect to the Remote Lab


  1. Go to https://remotelab.plattsburgh.edu/
  2. Sign in with your SUNY Plattsburgh username and password and then click “Login.” After logging in, you will now need to DUO authenticate to gain access to the remote computer. (If you have already signed into DUO you will not need to complete this step.)
    Remote Lab Instructions - Step 2
  3. Next, click on the computer lab that contains the software you want to utilize. (The software is listed to the right of the lab name.)
    Remote Lab Instructions - Step 3
  4. Upon clicking the appropriate computer lab, you will be automatically logged-in utilizing your SUNY Plattsburgh username and password that was used in step 2. Upon successful login you will be brought to the home screen of the remote computer.
    Remote Lab Instructions - Step 4

Saving

  • It is highly recommended to save all work often while using the remote computer by using Google Drive, which can be quickly accessed on the web via drive.plattsburgh.edu, while using any web browser on the remote computer.

Printing

  • If printing is needed, please print your document to a PDF file and then upload by using Google Drive, which can be quickly accessed on the web via drive.plattsburgh.edu, while using any web browser on the remote computer.

Connection Timeout

  • Connections to remote computers will timeout(disconnect) after one hour, which may result in a loss of work, if not saved before this point.

Log Out from Remote Computer

  • Once you’re done utilizing the remote computer, please click the “Log Out” icon on the home screen to properly log out of the remote computer. By doing this, you will free up the machine for other users to use remotely.
    Log Out from Remote Computer Screenshot
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