- NoMachine Enterprise Desktop has to be installed on the remote computer you want to access. Once installed, Web access is already configured and ready to use out-of-the-box. For more details about installation and configuration, please see this guide https://knowledgebase.nomachine.com/DT02O00125.
- You need to know the IP address or hostname of the Enterprise Desktop server.
- To be able to connect to this computer remotely you need to have a valid user account on it which consists of a username and password.
- Now move to the computer or device that you want to connect from.
Step 1: Point your browser to the appropriate URL
Fig. 1 - Insert the complete hostname/IP address in the URL field of the browser
Step 2: Insert your account credentials
- As mentioned, you need a username and password to be able to log in to the remote computer. Check with your Administrator what these are if you are not sure.
- Click 'Login'. Proceed to Step 3.
Fig. 2 - Insert your username and password. Click Login
Step 3: Wait to be connected
- Once logged in you should see a rotating wheel that indicates that the remote connection is loading (Fig. 3).
Fig. 3 - You are being connected
Step 4: Familiarize yourself with NoMachine for remote desktop
- Upon connecting, Welcome screens appear which explain all the details and options available during the remote desktop session. Your adventure with NoMachine has begun (Fig. 4).
Fig. 4 - Welcome screens will guide you through how to use NoMachine
Step 5: Your remote desktop in the browser
- Congratulations! Your remote desktop is now accessible in the browser. Open and edit your documents, work with your applications, and transfer files if you need to (Fig. 5).
Fig. 5 - Physical desktop on Windows
Fig. 6 - The NoMachine Menu inside your Web session, connected to a Windows desktop
- Use the key combination Ctrl+Alt+0 (Fig. 6) or move the mouse cursor to the corner of the screen to show page-peel. Use the systray resident icon to run the ‘NoMachine Menu’ to manage the session and services.