How do I Set Up Horizon on my Computer?

 

Question

How do I set up Horizon on my computer?

Answer

All faculty, staff and students have the ability to set up Horizon.

For UNCW Owned Computers:

  1. Open Software Center (Click on the Search button and type software center. Please see the Software Center knowledge base article if you need additional assistance.)

     
  2. Search for Horizon and click VMWare Horizon.
    Software Center Search Bar

     
  3. Click Install.
    Software Center Horizon Install Button

     
  4. Open the VMware Horizon Client.(If prompted enter horizon.uncw.edu as the server)
  5. Double click on the cloud icon that says horizon.uncw.edu.
  6. Sign in with your UNCW credentials, and click "Login."

    Login screenshot
     
  7. Choose the desktop or application you would like to run.

    Screenshot of desktop application choices

 

For Banner Users

1.To access Banner Admin Pages through Horizon, complete the steps above. Then choose one of the browsers labeled "OCI". This will allow you to access Banner Admin Pages off campus without having to connect via VPN. Then navigate to Banner through mySeaport or banner.uncw.edu as you normally would.

For Personal (NON-UNCW) Owned Computers:

  1. Go to https://horizon.uncw.edu.
     
  2. Choose to either download the Horizon client (recommended, see next step), or use the Horizon HTML access (skip to step 5).

    Screenshot of link https://horizon.uncw.edu
     
  3. Select the correct client for your operating system, and click GO TO DOWNLOADS. Download it to your local computer, and run the installer. Reboot if needed.

    Picture of download VMWare window

    Download picture for Windows VMWare

    Screenshot of Agree and Install
     
  4. Open the Horizon client, click "Add Server," and enter "horizon.uncw.edu" as the address. Click "Connect."

    Screenshot including name of connection server
     
  5. Sign in with your UNCW credentials, and click "Login."

    Login screenshot
     
  6. Choose the desktop or application you would like to run.

    Screenshot of desktop application choices

 

For Banner Users

1.To access Banner Admin Pages through Horizon, complete the steps above. Then choose one of the browsers labeled "OCI". This will allow you to access Banner Admin Pages off campus without having to connect via VPN. Then navigate to Banner through mySeaport or banner.uncw.edu as you normally would.


If you need further assistance, submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.

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Article ID: 62007
Created
Fri 9/7/18 1:54 PM
Modified
Wed 9/2/20 9:50 AM