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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...

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

Configuring the Microsoft Remote Desktop app on macOS

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

When prompted enter 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 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 at the end:

Once successfully logged in, you should see a selection of available pools, choose the most appropriate to you as per

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