rdp is Remote Desktop Protocol, used by Windows to view and control other Windows systems

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How do i redirect a mailto call from a windows 2008 server to the connected remote desktop client user

I have a windows 2008 server running an ERP system. This system can send mail from within the application by calling the standard mailto action. Our users connect to the server through RDP and I want ...
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How do I secure Remote Desktop sessions on Windows 2008 R2 server?

I need to secure my RDP connections to a Win2k8 server with an SSL certificate, and I am hoping to use a self-signed cert that I can generate on the server. The last time I tried this (on a Win2k3 ...
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What happens when you type Exit in the CMD window on Server Core in an RDP session

I'm getting used to Server Core and I know at some point I am going to type "Exit" in the command window while connected through a remote desktop session. I know that if this is done while connected ...
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Strange RDP / Remote Desktop problem

I'll try to be as specific as I can be: Server is running SBS 2008 R2 (with all updates) Server is connected to the internet Server has 2 NIC's, one is disabled Server is running RDP Service ...
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RDP 6.1.7600 Bug - Cannot remote connect to clients using NeoWare Thin Clients

I've noticed a bug with RDP 6.1.7600. When I try to remote control another user on our Windows Server 2003 machine, I get an error that says "because of a protocol error, this session will be ...
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2 remote desktop servers one 1 external ip [closed]

Edited for clarification on why I'm asking this question: Purely for educational purposes. I would normally care less for 2 nodes. Not entirely sure if this is possible, but I have my desktop ...
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Windows 2k3 and RDP issue over Internet issue (RDP works locally)

I was asked to take a look at a family members' friends' Win2k3 server - Remote Desktop was no longer working, and they were trying to figure out why. This server is running Win2k3 SP2. I determined ...
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Can't redirect microphone by rdp: No audio devices are installed

I'm connecting from Windows 7 Ent to Windows Server 2008 R2. I followed several guides to setup audio redirection. Playback works, but no recording. "Record from this computer" checked on client ...
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Connecting to Remote Desktop using proxy and Remote Desktop Gateway?

I have setup a Remote Desktop Gateway server using Windows Server 2012 R2. I am using the Remote Desktop Gateway as an intermediary between to provide the remote desktop session over 443 since 3389 is ...
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Remote Desktop (RDP) configuration for a web farm

Firstly my background is more skewed towards programming rather than network maintenance so please bear with me. OK here's the problem.. I have 5 physical servers co-located in a data-center. Each ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows System Resource Manager Replacement?

Windows System Resource Manager has been removed in Windows Server 2012 R2, and I need a replacement. I'm running a small RDP server without a domain on 2012 R2 Standard. It only has 8 GB of ram and ...
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Boot to remote desktop

I'm trying to find out what existing options there are out there to boot a machine into a remote desktop (RDP). Ideally the user would have a USB key and just plug it into the machine and boot via it ...
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Send ctrl-alt-del to nested RDP session

Is there a way to send the ctrl-alt-del command to an RDP session (W2K8 R2) inside another RDP session (W2K8 R2) without the fist session catching it? ctrl+alt+end and ctrl+alt+shift+end do not reach ...
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windows 2008 server login screen remote desktop

how can I access a GRAPHICAL login screen (like on earlier Windows versions, or like VNC) instead of the Username/Password prompt via RDP? I'm asking because we have several servers where we have no ...
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How do I connect to Windows Desktops from a Linux Server? [closed]

I have system A on a network connected to the Internet, another system B on a different place (different location also). I have a VPS server with SSH connectivity. Both A and B are Windows, and the ...
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RDP Error Code 1800 when trying to connect from Windows 8.1 to VMWare VM

Server1: 2008R2 / 192.168.0.1 / Network 192.168.0.0 / 255.255.255.0 / DC yyy.local / router-role, static route to 192.168.2.0 added PC1: Win8.1 / Network 192.168.0.0 / Gateway Server1 / VMWare WS ...
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MSTSC + gateway crashes on auto reconnect

We have an application that is used as a RemoteApp. Users access the RemoteApp via gateway. We are experiencing crashes with users running MSTSC v.6.3 on Win64 (tested with Windows 7 and Windows 8) ...
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RemoteApp Security Warning

I have a Windows 2012 Standard x64 RemoteApps RDWeb portal where I can launch apps. We have one remote app in particular which is RDP (mstsc.exe). Whenever a user launches it, they receive three ...
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RDS, RDWeb, and RemoteApp: How to use public certificate for launching apps on session host?

Question: How do i tell RDWeb to launch apps from remote.domain.com rather then host.internaldomain.local? Environment: Existing org with AD forest. New single Server 2012 running all Remote Desktop ...
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Can't rdp into new ( or old ) Azure VM

I have an Azure account with a VM on it. I haven't used it in about 8 months. I tried to connect today but it wont take my creds. Now I'm not entirely sure that I have my password correct, pretty ...
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How to allow active directory users to remote desktop in?

This is my first time setting up or even using active directory. I set it up, and added the computers(Actually VMs in Hyper V) to the active directory, and if if I use hyper-V to connect to the VMs, ...
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How to stop Remote Desktop causing PgAdminIII windows to be black

We have a new server (2012 R2), at the moment it doesn't do anything and I'm using it to test some SQL by running pgAdmin. I access this using both standard remote desktop and remote desktop ...
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Add multi monitor option to remote desktop web access

I have a test environment for a remote desktop farm with a connection broker load balancing logins across remote desktop session host servers. All servers are built on Server 2012 R2. Using rd web ...
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Testing credentials from script/commandline [closed]

Given hostname (+ portnumber) + username + password, how do I get a yes/no answer to the question: Can I connect to host with username+password? from the commandline or a script? Is this possible? ...
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Setting subdomains to multiple computers for Remote Desktop/VNC [closed]

I have some computers set up at home and would like to be able to access them from anywhere. I have achieved this by forwarding ports accordingly: public | computer | private | Details 5001 | ...
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Boot Windows Azure into Safe Mode

If I only have access to the Azure web interface (eg: no RDP access) is there any way I can boot a windows Azure VM into safe mode AND remotely access it?
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Pushing new versions of applications to RDP server

We have an application running as a RemoteApp on a 2008 RDP server. What is the proper way to push new versions of the app? We don't currently have an msi for it, but we could make one. Right now we ...
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Can't RDP to VM over Azure Point to Site VPN

I set up a point to site VPN from my computer to my vnet in Azure. Everything connects normally and even on the portal it says the tunnel is established. When connected to the VPN, I am still unable ...
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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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LPT passthru and RDP not working

I have RDP settings set to pass all devices thru however a device shared and captured on the local workstation is not accessible in the RDP session. For example, if I do "type filename.txt > LPT2" or ...
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RDP working but not able to ping and share can't be accessed through UNC [closed]

I am asking this for my live environment servers. So, kindly requested to consider this while answering.. I have 2 cases asked here. Please do number while answering. 1) I have a server which I can ...
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RDP over internet for selected clients

The basic idea is simple: allow Remote Desktop connections over the Internet. However: By default, any client can connect to the RDP host. I'd like to restrict that. (Just so you know, filtering ...
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windows 8.1 remote desktop connection into multiple servers simultaneously

I've recently updated to Windows 8.1 and I've discovered that I don't know how to remote into multiple boxes anymore. Previously, on Windows 7, I'd hit Start, Remote Desktop Connections, and get the ...
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Configure custom SSL certificate for RDP on Windows Server 2012?

I have been trying to get an installation of Remote Desktop Services deployed using Server 2012. I have now run into a problem where I need to use a certificate other than the self-signed cert from ...
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Windows Server 2008 RDP-TCP Certificate keeps going back to Auto generated

Our servers undergo periodic PCI compliance scans and we have a Windows 2008 server machine that we have port 3389 open for RDP. It is secured with SSL, but it is failing the scan because their test ...
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Emulated COM port used in RDP session starts to glitch

Environment: VMWare Virtualized Server 2008 R2 Standard (application server). 15+ computers RDP to this application server to run our ERP software. Each of the local computers have a signature pad ...
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Remote Desktop working in LAN, but not over WAN

We have a server with Remote Desktop enabled, but we can only access the server from inside the LAN. Port forwarding on port 3389 is set up on the gateway/modem (Comcast SMCD3G) and canyouseeme.org ...
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RDP to Desktop VM connected to VPN

We use a variety of VPN connections (Sonicwall, Cisco, Nortel, all sorts) to connect to client networks. We make all these connections from ESXi Virtual Machines running Windows XP at our various ...
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Remote App Authentication Error (Code:0x507)

I'm trying to get RDP services running with Windows 2008 R2. I'm at a WINXP SP3 client that was modified to run RDP with NLA. When I start the client connect to the local DC and get an ...
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RDP through SSH tunnel fails [closed]

I'm trying to set up RDP through SSH tunneling to an Amazon EC2 instance, but it is failing. I have set up PuTTY properly and can connect to the remote server via RDP and log in, but after successful ...
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RDP to machine on network with different subnet

Our broadband router has just been changed and our network which was on 172.18.2.xxx is now 192.168.9.xxx. All is fine but I have one box which we used to RDP into and which has no screen mouse or ...
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Is it possible to create an RDP session without connecting to the terminal server via an RDP client?

To clarify, what I want is to create an RDP session on the server, without having to open up an RDP client and connect to port 3389 on the server and log in. I want to create this RDP session at boot ...
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RDP into Windows 2008 R2 server just stopped responding

Have a weird situation. I am running a windows 2008 R2 box that has 128 gigs ram and 2 6 core processorss. Box runs like a champ, however, it seems like every week orweek and a half, I can't RDP into ...
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Nested RDP and VMWare and ILO console sessions: keystroke repetition and latency

I'm working on a remote server installation entirely through ILO (but this also applies to IPMI and VMWare console sessions). Due to the software application and environment, my access is restricted ...
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Will Windows 2008 R2 still accept remote connections if the system drive is full? [closed]

Will Windows 2008 R2 still accept remote RDP connections if there is no system drive space available?
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RDP works on wired connection, but it gets stuck on “estimating connection quality” over WIFI

I'm trying to connect to a Windows Server 2012 R2 using RDP. It works fine using the ethernet cable, but it gets stuck on "estimating connection quality" if I try to connect using WIFI. The WIFI ...
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Too Many Printer Redirection Ports on Windows 2008 R2

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Printer Redirection, that clients connect to via Remote Desktop/Terminal Services. When there are a lot of users logged in to the server simultaneously, many of ...
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Windows server 2012 VPN + RDP

I'm trying to connect my Windows Server 2012 to a VPN while working on it on rdp but when I connect the VPN my rdp connection is closed and I cannot reconnect. How should I do to be able to connect to ...
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RDP successful but RPC server unavailable error for QWINSTA

I am using Windows 7 machine as a client. The server is a Windows Server 2008 machine. When I access the server using Remote Desktop Application (mstsc), it is successfully connected. But when I ...
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RDP Terminal Chooser [closed]

Is there any software for linux or windows that lets you connect to a certain port over rdp, and then have it present a gui to you with multiple choices of servers to connect to, so that when you ...