To use the St John Fisher VPN you will need to use a web browser and click this link:

How to use VPN

In the ‘Domain\user name’ field, you will need to type the following;

covue\your username

e.g. If you login to the school computer with the username smita1.887, then type; covue\smita1.887

Enter your normal login password into the password field. Please note that the password is case sensitive. Then click the ‘Sign in’ box that is shown toward the bottom right of the screen.

After a few moments the screen will display the Remote Desktop Services page with a range of applications that you can choose to run. (See below);

The Microsoft Office and Adobe CS5 suite applications are available, double click the named folders to choose the specific application.  

The highlighted ‘Default’ icon shown in red above is a connection to a virtual PC as if the workstation we being used in the classroom, the user will see their personal files and the network shared areas using this application.

To run a particular application, double click its icon.

After a few moments a dialogue box with a warning may appear, (see below), if so, click on the connect button.

You will be asked to provide your password details again, use the exact same password from when you first logged in. Click the ‘OK’ button to continue. After a few moments the application you chose to run will open.

When you have finished using the VPN, please sign out if you are operating the ‘Default’ virtual machine, then simply close your browser.