IT@NJMS would like to remind students, faculty and staff of the following tips in the event that remote access to systems and data is required.
Page Updated: April 3, 2020
Access your Emails, Office 365 Apps and OneDrive: http://connect.rutgers.edu/
MyRutgers Portal: https://my.rutgers.edu
NetID page: https://netid.rutgers.edu/index.htm to activate your NetID, change your password, create email aliases, set up Duo, etc.
Online Meetings or Course via Zoom: https://it.rutgers.edu/zoom
Online Meetings or Courses via Webex: https://webex.rutgers.edu/
How to Join a Webex Meeting Video Conference
How to Mute All participants or Mute on Entry participants
How to set up a Webex Event or Training session
Best practices for security when using web conferencing tools
Educational Applications & Resources
All Educational Apps can be found under the Educational Portal at https://ep.njms.rutgers.edu
Canvas or directly at https://canvas.rutgers.edu
Canvas remote lecturing instructions
Education Management System (EMS or EduMan)
George F. Smith Library https://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/smith
AAMC GIR shared Peer Resources
Other Applications & Resources
Amarel (HPC): email@example.com
Clinical Applications: https://citrix.uhnj.org/Citrix/UHStore1Web/
GME New Innovations: https://www.new-innov.com/login/Login.aspx
Microsoft Skype for Business: https://its.rutgers.edu/documentation/using-skype-business-contacts-groups-im-and-screen-sharing
Teams download: https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads
REDCap Research Tool: https://research.njms.rutgers.edu/redcap/
Remote Desktop for Windows10: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028379/windows-10-how-to-use-remote-desktop
How to use RD https://it.njms.rutgers.edu/?p=765
Remote Desktop for Mac OS: https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/allow-a-remote-computer-to-access-your-mac-mchlp1066/mac
From a Mac to a Mac
On work computer – go to system preferences – sharing – click “screen sharing” – and note vnc address (e.g., vnc://vpn-rbhs-###-###.rutgers.edu) where # will be some # string like 245 etc.
Then after logging on to VPN from home – on finder – go to menu – connect to server – enter vnc address (from sharing window on work computer) – enter user name and password.
Ricoh printer: Configuring fax to an email – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt81t6NxPDE
Software: https://software.rutgers.edu/info/login/ including Antivirus software
Student Family Health Care Center: http://sfhcc.njms.rutgers.edu/sfhcc/login/auth
University Hospital Portal https://portal.uhnj.org
Remote Access VPN
Connect to the RBHS Network: Certain application and data access (Core H:, J:, K: drives or Research data storage on R:, S:, X: drives) will require the Rutgers Remote Access Virtual Private Network (VPN) through Cisco AnyConnect. VPN provides remote connectivity which mirrors direct access to the campus network. To register to use & setup the Cisco AnyConnect Remote Access (VPN) with Duo (two-step multi-factor) authentication , please follow these steps:
- If you are an existing VPN user, skip steps 2, 3, 7, 8, and 9. You are not required to register for VPN.
- New VPN access requests require an email be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting VPN account setup. Please state in you email that you have already completed step one of these instructions. Please wait for Email confirmation before proceeding to step 7
- If you are currently using Duo Two Factor Authentication, skip to Step 7
- Sign up for Duo two-step multi-factor authentication for VPN Remote Access at: http://netid.rutgers.edu
- Click on Set-up Two Factor Authentication in the left-hand navigation
- Click on Enroll Now and follow the instructions.
- After enrolling, go back to https://netid.rutgers.edu/ and choose the link for Service Activation in the left-hand navigation.
- Choose Remote Access VPN, Cisco AnyConnect Access for Rutgers.
- On your laptop, or remote computer, login, download and install the Cisco AnyConnect software at
- Launch the Cisco AnyConnect client.
- When prompted for the server address enter vpn.rutgers.edu
- When prompted for login/authentication, enter your netid and password, and the word push in the Duo Action field, or you may enter the 6 digit Duo generated code in the Duo Action field.
Remote Access your Computer
Visual guide: https://it.njms.rutgers.edu/?p=765
Setup Remote Control Access on your offsite computer.
- Go to Start and All Programs and Windows Accessories.
- Open Remote Desktop Connection
- In the Computer field enter your computer name: (e.g. MSBMITA550D07.core.umdnj.edu).
- If you don’t know your work computer’s computer name click the following link from your work computer: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/do-you-need-help-locating-your-computer-name-00384381-8aa9-4398-b81b-475f09fed618
- Click Connect
Verify Power Settings and Remote Permissions on your work computer.
- Open up Power Options in the Control Panel. In Windows 10 you can get there from right clicking on the start menu and going to Power Options
- Click change plan settings next to your current power plan
- Change “Put the computer to sleep” to never
- Click “Save Changes”
- Please do not shut down your computer or you will not be able to connect remotely