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While Badger is always available from your own Java-enabled device, you can also access using Chromeboxes throughout the lab. These act as RDP clients for a server used for this purpose. Each Chromebox has its own login account on the server and it should not be used at a different station. Each monitors is labeled with login credentials for that workstation .

Example: Chromebox by the Heidelberg
Username: nano-101
Password: Badger4SNF101

Note capitalized B, all caps SNF, and the same number at the end as the Chromebox ID (101 in this case).

Appended below is a step-by-step graphical guide to accessing Badger from chromeboxes. Below is a summary.

1. To start, Click on Apps and choose Chrome RDP. You do not have access to sign in to the Chromebox.
2. Enter the server name and click Connect.
3. Enter the credentials as described above.
4. Once Windows starts, wait for Badger.
5. When you're done, close Badger.
6. Use the Windows menu to Sign out the current user. Or, Disconnect the session via the dropdown menu.

Once you log in to the Windows server, Badger will start automatically after a moment.

Important notes:
- Local and Server personal storage are not provided.
- Each server account is public - do not leave any personal information behind.
- Guest Browsing is enabled on most stations but extended usage is discouraged.
- Close Badger when you are done.
- Disconnect the session via the drop down arrow or by using the Windows menu to "Sign out" the current user.


Detailed Instructions

If necessary, press the power button on the Chromebox on the left corner.

To start, click on Apps and open Chrome RDP. Do not sign in to the Chromebox.

Choose “” from the dropdown menu or type it in and click ‘Connect’.

Enter the credentials posted on the label on the monitor of each workstation.

Wait for Badger to start, or double click the Badger-SNF icon on the desktop if it doesn’t start.

When you are finished you should close Badger and Disconnect the Windows session via the dropdown arrow or via the Windows menu and choosing ‘Sign out’ under nano-101 (or current user).

Last modified: 30 Apr 2020