Herts for Learning – Login Anywhere Remote Access
How to start a remote session
Using a web browser (preferably Internet Explorer), navigate to the following URL – https://lara.mals.herts.sch.uk
If see the message “This webpage wants to run the following add-on: ‘Microsoft Remote Desktop Web Access Con…” click the “Allow” button
Login with your school network credentials (as per the example below):
You will be presented with the following screen. Click on ‘School Desktop’
You should then see a pop-up windows similar to the example below. Click ‘Connect’
You will be prompted to re-enter your login credentials once more, however you will need to prefix your username with MALS\ which is the schools ‘domain name’
– For example: Username MALS\jbloggs
Password **********
Functionality whilst connected to the Remote Desktop
Clicking on ‘File Explorer’ will give you access to mapped drives/shared areas, as well as the users own documents folder.
Clicking on the ‘Windows’ icon on the taskbar will bring up the Start Screen where some shortcuts are accessible
Clicking on the down arrow at the bottom of the page will bring up the entire Start Menu, where shortcuts for any additional programs/features will be.
When you have finished, please ensure that you save any open work and then close down the session correctly by clicking ‘Log Off’ (either from the desktop or the Start Screen).
Finally, you will need to sign out from the LARA webpage by clicking the ‘Sign Out’ button.