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Cornell University

Remote connections

Getting Started

  • Please make an appointment on the workstation calendar. Otherwise you may inadvertently log off another user.
  • Install Cisco AnyConnect software (Cornell’s VPN service) from
  • If you are connecting to a workstation from a Mac, install Microsoft Remote Desktop app from the Apple App Store.

VPN Notes

  • You will need to have access to the Imaging Fileshare in order to access these machines
  • If you are connecting from wireless on-campus, you will need to VPN
  • If you are connecting from off-campus, you will need to VPN via biotechvpn (netid@biotech.biotechvpn)

Workstation IP addresses

  • Light sheet workstation:

  • B45 workstation:
  • B46 workstation:

Detailed Instructions