Virtual Data Enclave Documentation

This page holds documentation on various aspects of using the Virtual Data Enclave(VDE) service that ICPSR offers. Please review the various links and documents below for more information about the usage of the VDE and programs within it.

VDE User Guide

This guide will teach you more about the general usage of the VDE.

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VMware Client Downloads

Click the button below to go to the downloads page for the VMware Horizon Clients. These are hosted on Dropbox by the MiDesktop team.

Downloads

VMware Client Installation Guide

Click the link above to learn about how to install the VMWare Client required for accessing the VDE.

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Contributed Stata Ado Files in the VDE

This brief guide covers the usage of non-default Stata commands inside the VDE.

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Use of R Packages in the VDE

This guide provides advice and instructions about the usage of the R statistical programming language inside the VDE.

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User Support

Need help with the VDE? Contact our support team by emailing us at: icpsr-help@umich.edu

Email Support

Software Available in the VDE

Curious what software is available in the VDE? Here's the currently available software and the currently deployed version.

  • 7zip 21.07
  • Acrobat Reader DC 2021.011.20039
  • Anaconda Python distribution 2021.11 w/ Python 3.9
  • ArcGIS Desktop w/ background geoprocessing add-on 10.8.1
  • IBM SPSS Amos 28.0.0.0
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 28.0.1.0
  • IrfanView 4.59
  • Matlab R2021b
  • Microsoft Edge 97.0.1072.62
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2019 Version 1808 Build 10382.20034
  • Mplus combo 8.7
  • Notepad++ 8.2
  • Notepad++ plugin: Compare 2.01
  • Notepad++ plugin: DSpellCheck 1.4.22
  • PROC LCA & LTA 1.3.2
  • R 4.1.2
  • RStudio Desktop 2021.09.2.382
  • SAS 9.4
  • SRCware 0.3
  • Stat/Transfer 15.1.1398.0917
  • Stata/MP 17
  • SUDAAN SAS-callable 11.0.3