MAC users

MAC users

If you use a MAC computer there are several thing you can do to run the software that is used within the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

You can use:

1.GENIE  (please follow the link on that page that says “MAC OS”

2. Install vmware fusion (free via VMAP) and then install windows 7 (free via MSDNAA)

  •  Please send an email to help@eng.fau.edu and ask for a VMAP account.  Please send this email using your FAU account only outside @fau.edu requests can not be handled for this
  • You should already have an MSNAA (Free Microsfot software) account as it’s generated at the beginning of the semester and emailed to you, however, if not please email help@eng.fau.edu and ask for a MSDNAA account.  Please send this email using your FAU account only outside @fau.edu requests can not be handled for this
  • Please follow this link for detailed instructions on installing VMWARE fusion.
3. VMWARE view ( Currently this works while on campus only)
  • Please goto the website engvcba.eng.fau.edu
  • It will show you options to install based on your OS,
  • please choose the View Client    (do not select the one that says View Client Local mode)
  • Once that is installed if you run vmware view client it will ask for a server to connect to:
  • Please use engvcba.eng.fau.edu
  • Log in with your username and password
  • once logged in you will be presented with the pool of computers you are allowed to view, please pick the most appropriate choice
  1. CEECS (for Computer , Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
  2. OME-LAB (for Ocean and Mechchinal Engineering)
  3. CEGE-LAB (for Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering)
  4. There may be another more appropriate pool choice for specific software