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Whether you are an existing user of Apps Anywhere or a new one, you will need to follow the below instructions to set up your Apps Anywhere session.
Apps Anywhere requires that you have the following items before you can load or run any Software Applications:

Cloudpaging player Apps Anywhere Client AUS VPN for Off Campus Access Operating System requirements: Windows OS: Windows 10 Mac OS: OS X El Capitan (10.11.6) Refer to https://itfaq.aus.edu/faq/ask?combine=vpn&c= and Follow the steps to install AUS VPN.

Follow this step-by-step guide to set up Apps Anywhere:

Step 1: Open an Internet Explorer session (or Google Chrome / FireFox) as preferred.

Step 2: In the URL pane enter : https://apps.aus.edu/

Step 3: Enter your University Username (i.e. b\g000xxxxx) and password and click sign in.


Step 1: Visit the GlobalProtect Portal page: https://vpn.aus.edu. Once the page is loaded  you will need to Log in using your AUS credentials.

Step 2: After logging in, the page will provide you with multiple download options. You will need to choose the one which is for your Operating System.

Step 3: Double-click on the downloaded file. The following window will open. Click on “Run”.

Step 4: For the next few Windows, click on “Next” (as shown below) for the installation to begin.

Step 5: Once the Installation...

Step 1: Visit the GlobalProtect Portal page:  https://vpn.aus.edu. Once the page is loaded you will need to Log in using your AUS credentials.

Step 2: After logging in, the page will provide you with multiple download options. Click on "Download Mac 32/64 bit GlobalProtect agent".

Step 3: Double-click on the downloaded file and the following window will open. Click on “Continue”.

Step 4: Click on “Continue” for the next few windows until you reach the "Destination Select" window. Click on “Install” and follow the steps as shown below in the screen shots.

Ensure “GlobalProtect” and “GlobalProtect System extensions” are checked Click “Continue”.


Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an extra security step you will have to perform at Login. This guide will walk you through the process and help in understanding MFA. 

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What is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?

At AUS, we are always working to ensure that your account is as secure as possible. In today's online environment, Login information can be compromised in a matter of minutes by cyber criminals.

To combat this, Multi-factor authentication (MFA), also commonly known as two step verification, is an authentication method...

Step 1: Make sure You are connected to VPN

https://itfaq.aus.edu/faq/118(Windows) https://itfaq.aus.edu/faq/119 (Mac)

Step 2: Download and Install XMing server

Go to https://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/files/Xming/ Save the installation file and Run it.





Create a desktop icon for Xming, then Next.



Make sure the XMing icon is showing in the taskbar.


The Remote Desktop service allows you to access a Lab computer off-campus. Through this, you will be able to use all software/programs available on the Lab computer. 

In order to connect to remotely connect to a Lab computer desktop using AppsAnywhere, you will need the following: 

AUS VPN for Off Campus Access: https://itfaq.aus.edu/faq/ask?combine=vpn&c= Set-up AppsAnywhere Client: https://itfaq.aus.edu/faq/370 Minimum Operating System requirements: Windows OS: Windows 7 Mac OS: OS X El Capitan (10.11.6)

​Once completed, follow this step-to-step guide to connect to a Remote Desktop: 

NOTE: You will automatically be disconnected if the machine is left inactive for 15 minutes. You won't get access to the same machine every time. 

Step 1: Login to apps.aus.edu (AppsAnywhere)

Step 2: Click on Desktops. 



AUS looks forward to welcoming you to campus for the Spring 2021 final exams. As a condition to receive a QR code to enter the campus, you must complete the COVID-19 Declaration Form at the following link - https://pulse.aus.edu/form/covid-19-

Campus Access from May 25 – June 5

Once your COVID-19 Declaration Form has been approved by University Health Services, you will receive a QR code for access to campus from May 25 – June 5 during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The QR code will be scanned at the entrance to the academic buildings and will allow you access to the buildings to take your exams. The same QR code will work for all buildings. Please ensure you bring a device such as a mobile phone that you can use to show the...

This step-to-step guide has three parts which focus on the following: 

Part I: How to access (connect and mount) your AUS personal network, ausdrive, folder on to your Desktop.
Part II: How to create an Alias -  a shortcut to connecting to your AUS personal network folder.
Part III: How to map your AUS personal network folder on to your Mac.

Part I: To connect and mount your AUS personal network folder, follow the steps below: 

Step 1: From the Finder, click on Go and select 'Connect to Server'. Alternatively, you can also hit Command+k on your keyboard. 

Step 2: Enter the path to the network drive you want to map, i.e.: smb://ausdrive.aus.edu/yourusername and click Connect.

You can also click the icon to add the server path to your favorites for future reference.

Step 3: Connect as a...

AUS Alumni have access to the following services and accounts through their AUS credentials: 

AUS Email (G-suite) AUS Banner  AUS iLearn AUS ITFAQ and [email protected] AUS Password Station AUS_Wireless Network AUS VPN on Windows and Mac devices AUS personal network...

Only if you are trying to access Banner 9 pages from off campus.