UUM Virtual Lab (myLab) enables system administrators to manage end users, application servers, and centrally hosted Windows applications in a way that is simple, intelligent,and cost effective.
· Open your Internet browser available in your Windows desktop
· Enter the URL that opens UUM Virtual Lab (myLab) : http://myLab.uum.edu.my/
FIGURE 1: UUM Virtual Lab (My Lab)
Before login to myLab, ensure that the following requirements are met:
1. Java technology is enabled on your web browser
· Click to install Java Technology
FIGURE 2: Java Technology screen
· Click Run/Save this file to install.
FIGURE 3: File Download – Java Technology
· Save As screen is shown (Fig. 4).
· Click Save button.
FIGURE 4: Save As Screen
· The icon below is shown on your desktop. (Fig. 5)
· Double click on the icon.
FIGURE 5 : Icon for Java Technology on Desktop
· The screen as Fig. 6 is shown.
· Click Run button.
· The Java Technology is preparing to install (Fig. 7)
FIGURE 6 : Open File Screen
FIGURE 7 : Preparing to install
· Click Accept button as shown in Fig. 8
FIGURE 8 : Java Setup – Welcome
· Click Next button as shown in Fig. 9
FIGURE 9 : Java Setup – OpenOffice.org
· The Progress screen is shown as Fig. 10
· This may take a few minutes.
· Preparing to install (Fig. 11)
FIGURE 10 : Java Setup – Progress
FIGURE 11 : Preparing to install
· The screen below is shown (Fig 12)
· You have successfully installed Java.
· Click Finish button.
FIGURE 12 : Successfully installed Java
· Via http://mylab.uum.edu.my, click Password Change button.
· The UUM Password Change Service screen is displayed.
· Remember: For the first time user, by default your user name is the same as your UUM email USER ID only. if your email USER ID is abc, then your username and password for myLab and myBox are abc.
· Input the blank field (Fig. 13).
· User name : abc (same as your UUM email user ID)
· Current password : abc (same as your UUM email user ID)
· New Password : (input your new password)
· Retype new password : (input again your new password)
· Click Change Password button.
FIGURE 13: UUM Password Change Service
· Go to http://mylab.uum.edu.my
· Click on the Login icon button.
FIGURE 14: MyLab Login Dialog Box
FIGURE 15: myLab Splash Screen
· If Java technology is not enabled on your web browser, a warning message is shown (Fig. 16).
· You must enable Java technology on your browser before proceeding.
· Click Ok button to proceed.
FIGURE 16: Warning message
· Download latest JRE as shown in Fig. 17.
FIGURE 17: Download latest JRE
· The Install Latest Java Runtime screen is shown.(Fig. 18)
· Click Install button.
FIGURE 18: Install latest Java Runtime
· This is a security message that is shown for the first time you connect to myLab server.
· Click the View Certificate button.
FIGURE 19 : Initial Connection Dialog Box
· This screen enables you to view security certificate details, to ensure that the server you are connecting to can be trusted.
· Check that the Validity and Subject fields are correct.
· Click Close button.
FIGURE 17 : Certificate Details Dialog Box
· The Initial Connection dialog box is redisplayed.
· If the certificate details are correct, click Yes to agree to the connection.
· Once you have clicked Yes, you do not see the security message again unless there is a problem with the connection
· The myLab Client icon is displayed in the task bar.
FIGURE 18 : myLab Client Task Bar Icon
· The myLab webtop is displayed. See FIGURE 19.
· Your webtop is a special web page that lists the applications you can run through myLab and enables you to run them.
· When you use a browser to display a webtop, you are using myLab in webtop mode.
· The following graphic shows the different areas of the webtop.
FIGURE 19 : myLab Webtop
· Menu Bar
This area of the webtop includes buttons for logging out and for displaying help and diagnostics information.
· Displaying Diagnostics Information
If you are using a web browser to log in to myLab, you can display a page containing information useful for Support.
Click the Info button on your webtop and then click the Detailed Diagnostics link in the Information area.
· Applications Area
The Applications area of the webtop is used to display the list of applications that you can run through myLab.
Only an myLab Administrator can add an application to, or remove an application from, the list of applications that you can run. If you want more applications, contact an Administrator. However, you can choose how and when your applications display on your webtop. You do this by creating webtop groups.
· Printing Area
The Printing area of the webtop includes links that enable you to list and control your print jobs.
· Information Area
The Information area is used to display error messages and system information. The information displayed includes the following:
· User name
· Secure connection status
· myLab Client icon
FIGURE 20 : Information Area
Your myLab user name is displayed on the webtop toolbar (next to the padlock symbol).
FIGURE 21 : User Name Displayed on the Webtop Toolbar
If the toolbar says you are logged in as “Guest user” then you either logged in without typing a user name and password (anonymous login) or you are using a webtop that is shared with other users. These details also display on the webtop when you first log in.
· Use the Applications area of the webtop to start, stop and manage your applications.
· To start an application, click its link on your webtop example MS Powerpoint 2007 as shown (Fig. 22).
FIGURE 22 : Webtop Link for Running an Application
· In a few moments the application is shown, ready for you to use.
FIGURE 23 : Running an Application
· Click Save As button
· The Save As screen is shown.
· Choose My Computer.
o The window displayed three (3) types of Local Drive : D, E and C with your pc name infront the drive. (Refer Figure 24).
· Choose any of the drive (D, E or C) to save the file.
FIGURE 24 : Save As Screen
· When closing a MyLab application, it is preferable to exit the program from the File menu.
· If this method is not successful, there is another way to close the MyLab application.
Underneath the application name, you
should see either of this 3 icons:
(a Pause icon - II, a Start icon - >, or a Close icon - X, respectively)
o Select the Close icon (the X icon).
FIGURE 25 : Close Application
· The end application session dialog box is shown. Click OK to close application.
· The program should now close.
FIGURE 26 : End Application Dialog Box
FIGURE 27 : Printing Area of the myLab Webtop
FIGURE 28 : Printing Paused Icon
· To manage print jobs individually, click the List All Jobs button. The webtop displays a list of all the print jobs in the queue, along with information about the job. For example, the number of copies and the printer to use.
Steps for Printing:
Step 1 :
· Click print button
· Click OK button.
FIGURE 30 : Microsoft Windows Print Dialog Box, With an SGD Client Printer Selected
FIGURE 33 : Log Out Button on the Webtop
Any enquiries, please call our Customer Services at 04-9285148 (Sun-Thur from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm). Thank you for your continuous support.
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