OVH Guide

How to subscribe to and use the DeskaaS lab

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Joining the lab

Beforehand, make sure to have an OVH.com account. If you don't, you may create one from ovh.com and select "Create Account"

From RunAbove website

To order : Visit https://www.runabove.com/deskaas.xml and clic on "Start Now !"

You'll be redirected to the order wizard and will receive a mail with deskaas login and url.

From OVH.com customer interface

Log-in on customer interface. Deskaas product is available in the "sunrise" part of customer interface.

Clic on the "+" link at the right of "Desktop as a service" ):

Order

You'll be redirected to the order wizard and will receive a mail with deskaas login and url.

Available offers

Currently, only one offer is available :

  • 1 core + 2GB RAM + 10GB Storage + Windows OS

Lab

We are planned to quickly add more models with more storage, RAM or CPU cores. Stay tuned!

Quickstart

Web client access

The delivery mail contains an URL of the form of https://*.deskaas.com to join the web client:

web_client_welcome

Use the mail credentials to log-in:

web_client_login

Then it's possible to open the virtual desktop:

web_client_launchitems

Virtual desktop can now be used directly through the web browser:

web_client_desktop

A settings menu is available on the left side of the desk :

web_client_menu

Software client

A software client is available on most OS to access to the virtual desktop : vmware_horizon_clients

Once the client is install and launched, you can create a shortcut for the server:

soft_new-server

Add the https://*.deskaas.com URI from the mail and validate:

soft_lists-servers

Click on server to log-in:

soft_authentication

Then, the list of available desktop is displayed :

soft_list-desktops

And virtual desktop is ready to used:

soft_logged-in