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NLS on a Mac

Mac users can connect to and use Nortridge Loan System for ASP by following these steps to install and set up Microsoft Remote Desktop on their Macs.

Microsoft Remote Desktop 10

  1. Open the Mac App Store app. You can find the app in your Applications folder or in the Dock.
  2. Search for Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 in the App Store.
  3. Click then to install Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.
  4. Once the app is installed, click Open or double-click on the Microsoft Remote Desktop icon in your Applications folder to launch the app.

  5. Click .
  6. In the Add Desktop window, enter the server information in the PC Name field and select Add User Account… from the User Account drop down list or leave as Ask me every time to be prompted every time a connection is made.
  7. Skip this step if Ask me every time is selected, otherwise enter the User Name and Password to use to log into the server and click Save.
  8. Click Show More then click Local Resources. You will now choose a folder on your Mac for downloading and saving files. Select Folders then click .
  9. Browse to the folder where you would like to save your files and click Open.
  10. Click Save to complete the setup.
  11. Start using NLS by clicking on the new saved desktop connection.

Microsoft Remote Desktop 8

Note

Microsoft has deprecated Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 and its availability on the App Store may change.
  1. Open the Mac App Store app. You can find the app in your Applications folder or in the Dock.
  2. Search for Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 in the App Store.
  3. Click then to install Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.
  4. Once the app is installed, click Open or double-click on the Microsoft Remote Desktop icon in your Applications folder to launch the app.
  5. Once Microsoft Remote Desktop is open, click .
  6. In the Edit Remote Desktops window, enter your server information and user credentials.
    Connection nameEnter a name for the connection for your own reference.
    PC nameEnter the name of the PC to which you will be connecting to.
    User nameEnter the user name that will be used to connect to the remote PC.
    PasswordEnter the password for the user.

  7. Next, click on at the top of the window. You will now choose a folder on your Mac for downloading and saving files. Click located at the bottom left corner of the window.
  8. Select Browse… from the Path drop down list.
  9. Browse to the folder where you would like to save your files and click Open.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Close the Edit Remote Desktops window and your setup is now complete.
  12. Start using NLS by selecting your remote server in the list and clicking .


Updated: 2018.12.07


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