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Southampton Virtual Environment (SVE) - Configuring macOS Client for access to WVD

If you have previously accessed WVD on a macOS device, and are experiencing issues, please see this KB article for assistance

 

Installing the Microsoft Remote Desktop app on macOS

Follow the instructions here...

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-desktop/connect-macos

 

...which will point you to the macOS App Store here:

https://apps.apple.com/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id1295203466?mt=12

 

Configuring the Microsoft Remote Desktop app on macOS

Once installed, follow the steps below to add a new Workspace. 

When prompted enter https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com/api/arm/feeddiscovery as the workspace

Walk through the first setup screens, and allow the client access to your camera and microphone (in a future release of SVE you will able to pass through both which means that software installed on SVE - e.g. Teams - which use local video and microphones will be able to work)

 

When prompted add https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com/api/arm/feeddiscovery as the workspace, then click "Add"

Sign in with your normal University credentials, when prompted.  It's important to use the short form of your username, and add @soton.ac.uk at the end:

 

Once successfully logged in, you should see a selection of available pools, choose the most appropriate to you as per https://sve.soton.ac.uk:

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