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Work from Home - Quick Guide


Below are the steps you will need to follow in order to gain remote access from home.


PC users:

Step 1: Download & run the work from home login program, found here

Step 2:  You’ll now be prompted to authenticate yourself with the LFGL. Note that it says RDP Gateway Credentials at this stage as highlighted in the below illustration. Here you must use your LGFL USO username with a 'RDP\' prefix - eg: RDP\ssmith789. You will need to request this from the IT Support department if you do not already have it.

*Note that if you don’t want to retype these details every time you work from home just click the ‘Remember my credentials box’. 

Step 3: You now need to input your school credentials to authenticate with the school network & once again you will need prefix which in this instance is 'WHSNET\', an illustration is below. Note that this second log in screen says ‘enter your credentials’. 



Macintosh Users:

Step 1 - Installing remote desktop connection

To use this feature, you must download and install the Microsoft Remote Desktop app from the Apple's AppStore. Click here to for a link to the remote desktop client for macintosh computers.

Step 2 - Connect to the network

Once the app has been installed, please click here and click connect once the page loads following the same steps above given to PC users.