Engineering Remote Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

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New Virtual Lab Access


Our new virtual lab is a portal that provides students with access to most of the software required for classwork. The Virtual Lab allows students to run a complete Windows desktop. The new virtual lab also provides access to the Engineering home directory (H: drive) and the general campus home directory (I: drive).


VPN connection is not currently required to access the new Virtual Lab. Quick start guide and a link to detailed instructions below.


  • Visit https://aub.ie/engwvd/ and login with your username@auburn.edu

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  • Enter your password

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  • Click "Engineering Desktop"

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  • Select the local resources you would like to use, then click "Allow"

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  • Wait for the portal to connect you to a virtual lab machine

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  • Enter your AU username and password

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  • All set!

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