Configuring your macOS computer to seamlessly integrate with subscribed remote applications and remote desktops can be accomplished by follow the steps below:

  1. Download the root certificate (direct link), extract it, and open it. When prompted to add the certificate from the file, choose the System keychain and click Add.
  2. Within the keychain app, use the search function in the upper-right to find the newly added root certificate: C1-MCSADCS-CA
    Double-click on it and from the Trust group, choose Always Trust from the When using this certificate drop-down menu then close the window.
  3. Install the Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 app from the Mac OS App Store (direct link).
  4. Open the app, click the + button at the top, and choose to add a Workspace from the menu.
  5. In the window that appears, enter your email address (i.e.
  6. After the Workspace URL is populated, click on the User Account dropdown and choose Add User Account. Enter your email address (i.e. in the first field and your password in the second field and press the Add button.
  7. The application will return to the Add Workspace screen;  press the Add button to continue.
  8. You will now be presented with a list of Remote Applications; simply double-click on the desired Remote App to open it.

TIP: You may want to right-click on the Microsoft Remote Desktop app in the dock and check the option for Keep in Dock for faster access in the future.

TIP: When opening the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, the Work Resources group may be collapsed by default; simply click the expand icon ( > ) to expand the group.

TIP: If you minimize an app, you can restore it by holding down on the Microsoft Remote Desktop app icon in the dock and choosing the application's name to restore it from its minimized state.

Disclaimer: We have written this guide to allow users to access their remote resources from Mac computers but we do not officially support this type of setup and we're only able to provide 'best effort' support with this type of setup.