(Clean Document in PDF format with pictures attached)
Opening Remote Solutions
1. Unlike Windows based computers, Mac OS does not have a default installed program for Remote Connections. You can install whichever you would like, but this set of instructions will be specific to the 2X Client available on the App Store.
2. Go to the website http://www.2x.com/rdp-client/windows-linux-mac/downloadlinks/
Depending on your Mac OS version, click on the download link under the Mac icon.
3. Clicking on the App Store link will take you to the 2x Client Store page, and you would just need to click on Free, and then Install. You may need to provide your Apple Store ID to continue.
4. The bottom option will download the DMG file to your Mac, and you would install it like any other application.
Configuring Your Client
1. When you first open 2X Client, you will be presented with a popup that tells you that there are no currently configured connections. Click on the Add button
2. You’ll then be presented with a couple options for the type of connection. Click on the Standard RDP
3. You’ll be presented with the following screen; the general information should be entered so it looks like the second picture:
4. The only thing left on this screen would be to input the Username and Password into the appropriate blanks. As you already have the Parishsoft10 entered in the domain line, all your username would be is what follows the \ (For example, if the username that was given to you was Parishsoft10\1234a , the only part that would be needed in the Username field would be the 1234a )
5. Next, click on the Display tab up top and change the settings so it matches the following picture; the Size is merely a suggestion, so if you wish the window to be a different size, change it as your needs dictate.
6. Next, click on Local Resources and change the options to match the following picture, and then click the Ok button on the bottom right.
7. Lastly, go up to the 2X Client menu on the far upper left (next to your Apple Menu) and choose Preferences. Check the box next to “Do not warn if server certificate is not verified” and close
8. At this point, you should see the Remote Solutions connection in the available connections on the left. Double click on it to launch the remote desktop.
Taking a Look Around Your New Desktop
A virtual Windows desktop will appear when you log into RDC.
1. Open the start menu by clicking the button in the bottom left corner.
2. Select computer in the right column of the start menu.
This shows you what hard drives and information you have access to while in RDC. You should notice the hard drive from your computer is accessible as well as others created by ParishSoft for your program.
The H:\ drive is a personal profile location created by ParishSOFT and the I:\ drive contains the application database files that your entire organization shares.
(Exit the computer window.)
3. Back on the desktop you will see the shortcut icons for the applications you can use.
4. Double click a shortcut icon to start an application then minimize or exit the application.
5. On the top of your virtual desktop you will see which allows you to minimize,
expand, or close RDC. DO NOT close RDC with this
option (but feel free to minimize or expand from
6. Log off by clicking and then selecting the
arrow next to the lock. This will give you the
proper option to “log off”
IF YOU DISCONNECT USING THE “X,” YOU WONT BE ABLE TO LOG BACK IN FOR 8 HOURS WITHOUT CONTACTING PARISHSOFT TECH SUPPORT!
Setting up UniPrint for Printing
To print correctly from the remote Environment, a free print driver called UniPrint must be installed on your computer prior to printing.
To install UniPrint, go to the website www.uniprint.net , hover your mouse over Downloads, and choose UniPrint Client Software. Click on the MSI under Uniprint Client 5, or whatever the current version may be. After the file downloads and opens, double click on the UniPrintClient50.msi (which is inside the .zip file that was downloaded) to start the installation on Windows.
Follow the prompts inside the setup program to install UniPrint. After installation, start Remote Solutions (or restart if you had it open while installing). When selecting something to print, your printer name is replaced by UniPrint. When printing to UniPrint, the file goes to the UniPrint on our server, then to the UniPrint installed on your computer, and then to your printer.