SOM Information Technology Service Catalog

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When helping via the phone, a SOM Service desk agent may ask to connect to your desktop remotely to walk you through troubleshooting or to get a better view into their problem.  Clients will follow these instructions for navigating to and accepting the remote connection with the Service desk via Bomgar software

Step-by-step guide

  1. Navigate to
  2. Navigate to "Share My Desktop."
  3. The service desk agent will give you a number, enter this under the Session Key box
  4. Click Submit;  then Accept  (If this is the first time you have used Bomgar, it will install a small piece of software;  click Yes all through the installation of the application, if necessary)
  5. The Service Desk agent will initiate a Screen Sharing session with you.
  6. Click Allow, to allow the Service Desk agent to connect to your computer to assist you.
  7. Then click OK to begin the session

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