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Summary

The EMS Terminal Server is used to allow users access to the EMS Desktop Client without it being installed specifically on their PC.

Access to this server requires membership to the CES - EMS Remote Access Users group. If access is needed, follow these instructions to make a group request in IAM. If you are accessing the EMS Terminal server from off campus, you will need to use VPN.

macOS

 Instructions

Install Microsoft Remote Desktop

  • Click this link to open the Mac App Store and install Microsoft Remote Desktop
     

OR

  • Open Managed Software Center on your computer and install Microsoft Remote Desktop   

Configure Remote Desktop

  • Open the newly installed Microsoft Remote Desktop
  • click the '+' button and choose Add a PC

           

  • fill out the new window with the following information: 
    • PC name: bsp-rdsh-h5.its.bethel.edu
    • User account: Ask when required (alternatively, you can save your Bethel username/password by adding an account with Username: bu\username and Password: bethelpassword)
    • Friendly name: EMS Terminal
    • Check "Reconnect if the connection is dropped"
    • Click "Add"

          

Access the Terminal Server

  • Double-click 'EMS Terminal' under 'My Desktops'
  • A new space will open with a Windows login screen.
  • Login with your Bethel username & password (your username may need to be entered as bu\username).
  • Double-click the EMS desktop icon to start the Desktop Client
    • Note: Your first time using the EMS Remote Desktop, you may need to click the link to "Install EMS" found on the desktop.
  • Contact scheduling-services@bethel.edu or the ITS Help Desk if you have any questions.

Closing the Session

  • When you are done using EMS, click on the start menu in the lower left corner

         

  • Click your username and then "Logout"

          

Windows

 Instructions

Connecting to the EMS Terminal Server

  • Using the Windows button, search for and open 'Remote Desktop Connection'
  • In the 'Computer' field, insert: 

    bsp-rdsh-h5.its.bethel.edu
  • Click Connect

  • Enter your Bethel username and password

  • If you get the following warning, click the "Don't ask me again..." checkbox and click Yes
     

Start EMS

  • Double-click the EMS desktop icon to start the Desktop Client
    • Note: Your first time using the EMS Remote Desktop, you may need to click the link to "Install EMS" found on the desktop.
  • Contact scheduling-services@bethel.edu or the ITS Help Desk if you have any questions.

Closing the Session

  • When you are done using EMS, click on the start menu in the lower left corner

         

  • Click your username and then "Logout"