Configuring Microsoft Remote Desktop To Use RD Gateway on Mac

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Last Updated: August 11, 2020
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Requirements

I. Set up RD Gateway

  1. Launch Microsoft Remote Desktop 10
  2. Click the Microsoft Remote Desktop Menu (top left) and then select Preferences
  3. Click the Gateways tab
  4. Click + in the bottom left corner
  5. Fill in the fields as follows, click Add, and then close the Preferences window
    Gateway Name: rdpgw-2fa.cc.stonybrook.edu
    User Account: Use PC User Account
    Friendly nameRD Gateway

II. Set up Desktop and Connect

  1. Have your default Duo enabled device convenient to approve login during the last step
  2. Set up Your Desktop:
    1. Click the Connections menu and then select Add PC
    2. Fill in the fields as follows:
      PC name: enter the name of the computer you're connecting to  followed by .campus.stonybrook.edu e.g., mycomputer.campus.stonybrook.edu
      User Account: select Add User Account... enter your username as sunysb.edu\NetID (e.g., sunysb.edu\bsmith) and passward as your NetID Password.
    3. Click General (if you don't see General, click Show More), fill in the fields as follows, and then click Add:
      Friendly Name: New Connection (or a name for the computer you're connecting to)
      Group: Saved Desktops
      Gateway: Select the RD Gateway you set up above
      PC name: myserver.campus.stonybrook.edu and friendly name: new connection and group: saved desktops and gateway: RD Gateway and "Bypass for local addresses checked" and "Reconnect if the connection is dropped" checked
  3. From the main Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 window, double click on the New Connection you just created, and a window will open showing Connecting ... (it may take several moments to connect)
  4. If prompted to log in, use the following
    User name: sunysb.edu\NetID (replacing NetID with your NetID, e.g., sunysb.edu\bsmith)
    Password: your NetID password
  5. Approve the Login Request on your default Duo enabled device (the DUO prompt will indicate that the login request is from RDPGW-2FA)
  6. If you receive a Verify Certificate prompt, click Continue

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