Virtual Lab (VLab): LSU Overview




Overview Article

General Information

The LSU Virtual Lab (VLab) is an online service which allows students to log into a Virtual Computer to access software that is installed in the computer lab. VLab is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. 

  • The LSU Connection Server is:  vlab2.lsu.edu
     
  • Available To:  LSU Students, Faculty & Staff
     
  • View the Software List (By Desktop)
     

Download & Install

Windows--  Download Link & Installation Instructions.

Mac--  Download Link & Installation Instructions.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  In order to run VLab on a Mac computer, you need to install the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client (version 2.0 or higher.)  Download & Install Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client.

Linux--  Download Link & Installation Instructions.

iPad--  Install, Configure and Use the VMware Client App.
 

Open / Launch a VLab Desktop

Windows--  Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).

Mac--  Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).

Linux--  Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).

Desktop Software

ArcGIS Pool

ArcGIS 10.1: ArcGlobe, ArcMap, ArcScene & ArcCatalog. 

Basic Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Accessories & Symantec Endpoint Protection.

Media Players: QuickTime Player, RealPlayer & Windows Media Player.

Web Browsers: Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer.
 

Autodesk 2012

Autodesk 2012: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD Raster Design, AutoCAD Structural Detailing, AutoCAD Utility Design, Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Data Management, Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Mudbox, Autodesk Quantity Takeoff, Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis, Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk Simulation, Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser, Backburner, Composite, Content Service, DWG TrueView, Navisworks, Navisworks Manage & SketchBook Designer.

Basic Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, XPS Viewer & Ease of Access.

Media Players: QuickTime Player, RealPlayer & Windows Media Player.

Web Browsers: Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer.
 

Autodesk 2013 Pool

Autodesk 2013: AutoCAD, Alias Design, 

Basic Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, XPS Viewer & Ease of Access.

Media Players: QuickTime Player, RealPlayer & Windows Media Player.

Web Browsers: Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer.
 

General Desktop

ANSYS 14.0, Cygwin, EndNote, FreeMat, Gaussian 09W, GaussView 5.0, GeoMedia Professional, Maple 17, Mathcad 15, MATLAB R2013a, Mathematica, SolidWorks 2012, SAS 9.3 with Enterprise Guide, SALT 2012, PuTTY, SPSS Statistics 22 & SPSS Amos 22.

Basic Software: Microsoft Office 2013, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, XPS Viewer & Ease of Access.

Extra Software: Adobe Reader XI, PowerPoint Viewer, Notepad++, Movie Maker, RealNetworks, VideoLAN, Python 3.3, Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft Expression & NetBeans.

Media Players: QuickTime Player, RealPlayer & Windows Media Player.

Web Browsers: Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer.
 

Internet Explorer Pool

Basic Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, XPS Viewer & Ease of Access.

Media Players: QuickTime Player, RealPlayer & Windows Media Player.

Web Browsers: Chrome, Internet Explorer 9 & Firefox.
 

Adobe Products Desktop     

** Adobe Creative Suite is no longer available due to Adobe's License Agreement as of June 30, 2012.  For Purchasing Options, see Adobe Products: LSU Overview. **
 

LSU Support & Policy Statements

Help Desk Contact Information

Policy Statements



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