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New Service: Terminal Services is now Available

The following service announcement is made by SCS Computing Facilities:

Subject: New Service: Terminal Services is now Available

Service Information: SCS Computing Facilities is pleased to announce Terminal Services for our Linux users that need casual access to a Microsoft Windows based computing platform using Windows 2003 Terminal Services.

Casual access is defined as ccasional use of a Windows environment, when required to run a particular Microsoft productivity application or other application that is native to the Windows platform

Terminal services can be used for the following:

  • View / author content authored with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher, and Access).
  • View Visio drawings via Microsoft Visio Viewer
  • View / author content using Microsoft Project or Microsoft Visio (add-on products to the office environment, proof of license required).
  • Additional applications that do not require administrative access to be installed (single user exe, for example)
  • Additional applications can be requested for addition to the Terminal Services environment. These will be evaluated on an as needed basis.

Additional Information: For more information and details please see the web page for Terminal Services.

CONTACT:

Please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to help+@cs.cmu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk