VDI: Getting Started

The VDI service can be access in two ways, via a web browser (preferred) or the VMware Horizon client application.

Access VDI via web browser:

  1. Go to Fleming VDI
  2. Login with your Fleming username and password.
  3. Select “Win10 Staff”.

Your screen will open to your Windows desktop.

Access VDI via VMware Horizon client application:

  1. Download & install the VMware Horizon client application onto your local PC or device. The application can be downloaded from the VDI landing page or from the Android/Apple iOS/Microsoft app stores.  (Only required once.)
  2. Run the application
  3. Click ‘Add Server’, enter the hostname of vdiflex1.flemingcollege.ca and click ‘Connect’. (Only required once. Server hostname setting is remembered.)
  4. Login with your Fleming username and password.
  5. Select the desired desktop / OS image: (e.g. Windows 7 Staff or Windows 10 Staff)


Is VPN required?
No.  You can directly access this service with just an Internet connection.

Which web browsers are supported?
You must be using a modern and up to date web browser that supports HTML5.

Related Services

Looking for ways to access specific desktop application?  Also see:

Technical Support provided by Fleming College ITS:

Phone: 1-866-353-6464 x4111 Option #1

Email: itsupport@flemingcollege.ca