Remote Desktop Connection User Guide

Remote desktop connection allows you to access SIMS, your home area and shared areas from home. Any work completed on here is saved onto the school network and then backed up. To use remote desktop connection please follow the instructions below:


Step 1 – 

Open up Google Chrome and navigate to RM Unify – sedgefield.rmunify.com

This will take you to RM Unify where you log in with your normal school credentials. Once on the RM Unify Launchpad click on ‘Staff Remote Access’.


 

 

Step 2 – 

The remote desktop site will open. For your username please enter laidlaw\username and then it is your normal password. Please see example below:

 


 

 

Step 3 – 

From here you can now access SIMS, Office applications and also network drives. Simply click on the application that you wish to use to use it.

To access your home area/shared areas click on ‘File Explorer’.

Alternatively, you can run the full desktop which will open a remote session so it is like you are logged onto a PC in school.


 

 

Step 4 –

This will download the remote desktop file, click on the file to open it as shown in the image below.


 

 

Step 5 – 

A pop up box will open, click connect as shown in the image below. 


 

 

Step 6 – 

Another pop up box will open asking for your credentials. In the username box you need to input laidlaw\ before your username. Once you have entered the credentials click ‘OK’. This is shown in the images below.

 


 

 

Step 7 –

Click on ‘This PC’ on the left-hand side and scroll down, you now have access to your home area and shared areas. This is shown in the image below.

Any work that is done inside these drives such as editing an existing document, when saved, this will save directly onto the school’s network.