Virtual Lab: Connecting with Windows IE

  1. Log in with your GT Account to the VLab web interface at
    Vlab Login page

  2. If you have not used the VLab before, the web site will prompt you to download the Citrix client software, which runs on your local computer to connect to VLab virtual machines.  Instructions and screenshots below show this process, but in general the web site will guide you through the process and explain each step.
    Agree with Citrix license agreement and Install

  3. Select 'Run' and follow the prompts to install the Citrix client:
    Choose Run from the browser prompt

  4. After the client is installed, return to the VLab login page.  The IE message bar will ask for permission to run the Citrix ActiveX control:
    Choose Allow from the browser prompt

  5. Now that IE is configured for Citrix, select the link for a VLab machine to run it.
    Choose Desktops then IAC-Vlab

  6. When finished using the virtual machine, please 'Log Off' from the Start Menu. If you 'Disconnect' your virtual machine, any running programs to remain available for up to 3 hours; you will be presented with the same virtual machine on your next VLab access.  The VLab automatically ends idle sessions after 3 hours to make resources available for other users.  If you no longer need the virtual machine, choose 'Log off' from the Start Menu:​​​​​​​Log off when you are done