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Duke University

Welcome to Virtual Computing Manager!

This service requires all users to use multi-factor authentication (MFA).

For more details on how to sign up for MFA, please use the following: Link

Virtual Computing Manager is a service providing the Duke community with easy access to virtual software packages, and semester-long virtual machine (VM) reservations. Access specialized software without installing it on your own computer, host your own server for development projects and coursework, or customize your own environment to use for the semester.

My Reservations

Log in with your NetID to see all of your reserved resources

Computer

Virtual Machines
(aka VMs)

Your Duke VM is like having a second computer that lives in OIT. You can log into and use your VM from your own machine.
  • Run Windows or Linux
  • Install zero, one or multiple apps for free
Container

Virtual Software
(aka Containers)

A Container lets you use a desktop software application in your browser without installing it on your machine or your VM.
  • Simple to use
  • Launch an app in a click!
  • Use anywhere you can run a browser
Not sure what you need? Check out the Help page or contact vm-manager-help@duke.edu for assistance