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Honours lab

CBE Honours lab

Each CBE Honours student is granted access to a virtual desktop, which they can connect to from any terminal in the lab. The access includes 5GB of secured network storage which is backed up daily. Students will also have the option to connect their ANU Homedrive as well.

Printing facilities are also available to users of the lab.

Free barista coffee service is provided on weekdays as well as quiet areas for group work & reading.

To gain access to the room, please complete a CBE Honours lab access form and submit it to your Honours supervisor.

How can I access my virtual desktop?

You can access your virtual desktop in the CBE Honours lab or using your own device from anywhere.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

How do I access my virtual desktop from home?

You have two options, either via your web browser or by installing the VMware client.

How do I access it using my web browser?

  1. Log into the virtual machine web portal.
  2. Use your CBE username and password when prompted (Domain is CBENET). If you do not have an account yet complete the CBE Honours lab access form.
  3. You will be connected to the server and that will bring up the desktop.

The following Web browsers are supported:

  • Chrome 28 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Safari 5.1.7 or later
  • Firefox 21 or later
  • Mobile Safari on iOS devices running iOS 6 or later

How do I access it using the VMware view client?

  1. Download and install the VMware client here
  2. Once the client has been installed, add cbevirtual.anu.edu.au as the connection server and log in using your CBE username and password.

How do I connect to my ANU home drive?

Follow the instructions to connect to the drive.

Updated:   18 October 2017 / Responsible Officer:  CBE Communications and Outreach / Page Contact:  College Web Team