Using a VMware Horizon to Access SPSS

Description

How to access SPSS using VDI.

Environment

Mac OS app, PC app, or in a browser

Solution 

  1. From any Horizon View-equipped computer, launch Horizon View and press the New Server button:

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  2. Enter mydesktop.ohio.edu as the Connection Server and click Connect:

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  3. Log in using your OHIO ID and password:

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  4. Once your virtual desktop finishes loading, double-click the IBM SPSS Statistics 25 icon:

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  5. The application may take some time to load. This is normal.

Opening and Saving Files

The SPSS virtual desktop application can access any Shared or Home folder on the OHIO network that you normally would have access to, plus the local hard drive on the computer you are using to connect to the virtual desktop. Your local hard drive will appear as the Z: Drive:

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This example demonstrates how to access files on a computer's local desktop:

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Here, we are opening an item from a Shared network folder:

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Outcome: You are able to launch & use SPSS using VDI.

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Article ID: 58
Created
Mon 3/21/22 11:25 AM
Modified
Wed 5/25/22 2:25 PM