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Windows RDP: which options to remotely kill a process which prevents rdp connection

I have windows machine (running w7x64) executing since months a given job. I don't have any sort of physical access to it and I usually control things via RDP (remote desktop protocol). Currently the ...
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connect to windows 2012 server without rdp

I've got an fairly stock Windows 2012 EC2 server running on AWS which I've been able to RDP into until after the last reboot. Are there any other services like [Telnet, SSH etc] that run by default ...
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1answer
164 views

Server 2008 R2 - Remote Desktop Users Group resetting members to SIDS

Server 2008 R2 server that several users in the domain (non-domain admins) need to be able to remote to -- added them to a security group in AD ("HPS-BS"), added that security group to Local group of ...
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Automatic assignment of remote desktop

Is there a way to direct the user automatically to his own PC when Remote Desktop is launched (rather than having the user type in the PC name), other than use pre-saved rdp files? The situation is ...
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1answer
259 views

remote desktop services, cannot RDP to session host, always get gateway

I have RDS setup as 1 server hosting broker, web access, and gateway 2 servers as session hosts in a farm called farm1. Remoteapps work fine. So does the RDP app on the in the remoteapp list. ...
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2answers
187 views

How do I allow a user to connect to the VPN but not through RDP?

I have a windows 2008 server that is currently running a VPN. There are a few user accounts that are used to connect to the VPN. Now the problem is, in order to allow them to connect via VPN, I would ...
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1answer
65 views

How to remotely access application

Is there an application which can be used to remotely access and start application on a server without using RDP. The main reason for this is security are security issue when user has a full access ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Managing Remote Desktop to 50+ remote locations all with their own VPN

We are a small business that serves a piece of software to over 50 other busineses in the US. Each business has its own VPN that is not allowed access to the internet. To look at our software that is ...
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3k views

Grant a license for RDP from a remote machine?

Being a rather newbie server admin guy, I've stupidly overlooked the apparent need to renew remote desktop access licenses at my office, while I can presumably hook up a monitor and keyboard to server ...
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108 views

MySQL Start Service

Is it possible to, remotely using MySQL, to start a service on the server, or to run any file? What about FTP, can you tell it to run a file? I ask because a developer I work with has killed apache, ...
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2answers
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Minimal OS that boots into RDP login prompt?

I'm doing some research into thin clients. I've configured an RDP server on a home PC with Linux. I have an older desktop computer that I want to use as a thin client. Although I could just install ...
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Remote desktop over 500ms latency: What is the best client to use?

We have a very slow RDP session from NYC to India (500ms) and we are looking for a client that will withstand this latency. What do you recommend in this circumstance? Is there a better remote ...
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1answer
149 views

number of RDP sessions on windows server

Hey, Sorry if this is a dupe. I looked but google was spammed with registry-hack answers. I need to have multiple users able to RDP into a computer on out LAN. Windows XP/7 seem to only allow one ...
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281 views

Limit RDP by HostName (not IP)

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server with RDP access enabled. However I'm not limited access by IP. Why.. I'm a 2 person company so all server issues I have to care of. Last weekend I was out hiking and ...
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11answers
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RDP Connection to Windows 7 stays really slow

I have an Issue with connecting to Windows 7 via RDP. I can open an RDP Session, but regardless of any settings, the response times are really long. This in particular is the case when opening a web ...
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3answers
617 views

Access to remote servers through a RDP

I have a remote machine which I connect using RDP. This machine has access to some servers, Unix servers included, which are restricted only to internal networks. Is there any way I could get to those ...
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4answers
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Best software for Mac to Windows remote control?

My client has a Mac at home and wants to remote control (run apps) on a Windows XP PC at the office. What is the best software to enable this? Any Mac <-> Windows weirdness to be aware of?