Author Archives: Gunnar Størseth Haarr

Home Office – Android

To connect to the Remote services offered at NMBU you first need to download Microsoft Remote Desktop from Play Store. . Open the browser on your phone and go to https://portal.nmbu.no. Sign in using your NMBU-credentials. Select authentication with OTP to access all remote services offered. Once you have signed in you can select the service […]

Home Office – iOS

To connect to the Remote services offered at NMBU you first need to download Microsoft Remote Desktop from AppStore. Open the browser on your phone and go to https://portal.nmbu.no. Sign in using your NMBU-credentials. Select authentication with OTP to access all remote services offered. Once you have signed in you can select the service you want. […]

Home Office – Linux

What is special about Linux? Linux, traditionally, has had worse support for the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) than Windows and OS X/macOS due to a smaller user base, less interest from Microsoft to ensure support and alternative protocols for connecting to Linux-environments. What is special about portal.nmbu.no and the RDP-files found there? Portal.nmbu.no uses Remote […]

NMBU Portal

What is portal.nmbu.no? Portal is a collection of IT services at NMBU and enables improvements such as Simplified login processes, one login for multiple-services Safer logon with two-factor authentication and access logging. Simplified user experience The intention of the IT department is that all services that can be collected in a good way in the […]

Fix license error in remote desktop for windows 8/10

If you are getting an error saying that the license for the connection has been changed you can do the following to fix it: 1 – Delete the license info from your computer: Right click on the start menu-button and select ‘Command Prompt’ Write ‘regedit’ and press enter Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ and delete the folder MSLicensing […]

Antivirus and security

Computer security is getting more and more important, and therefore the IT-department encourages all users of NMBUs network to scan their computer for viruses and spyware at regular intervals, monthly or more often. We recommend having only one antivirus application installed. Having more than one installed often creates more trouble than the good it does. […]

The Students Computer Service

What is the Computer Service? The Computer Service is here to help you as a student. Our goal is to help you with computer related questions associated with your studies here at NMBU. We will help you install software for use in the studies, antivirus, get you connected to your home area, sync e-mail etc. […]