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

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RDP Copy&Paste Error: Windows cannot find '%1!ls!'

After working for years on mRemoteNG, and copying and pasting from servers I use all the time, I suddenly started getting the following error on a particular Windows 2003 server: Windows cannot find ...
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Windows remote desktop auto dysconnection due to autologin

I am working with machine that are hosting several PCs running windows 7 pro. I quite often need to connect to these PCs using windows remote desktop. This PCs need to have the autologin feature ON ...
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Windows Server 2012 / RDP as Administrator

When I login via RDP to a Windows Server 2012 system and attempt any administrative task (such as managing IIS), I get the following error after typing the password: What user role must be granted ...
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2012 Hyper-V Virtual Machine hangs in “Please wait for Local Session Manager” on RDP

I don't have RemoteAccess installed. This problem started out of the blue, I don't understand why neither. It hangs in "Please wait for Local Session Manager" and takes about 5 minutes to load the ...
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Can I use something like a tunnel for SSH in this Linux/Windows Remote Desktop scenario?

I have a Linux server (call it server-L) which i cannot directly ssh to it. In order to ssh it i should connect to a windows server(call it server-W) and then make ssh connection from it to my Linux ...
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server gets disconnected suddenly within 2 or 3 seconds after connecting

Not sure Is this an issue with OS configuration or with my VRD (VisionApp Remote Desktop) application. I have some servers in an environment, all with win 2008R2 OS. And I take RDP to these machines ...
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RDCMAN Remote Desktop Connection Manager doesn't allow all clicks or clicking

I'm using RDCMAN 2.2 from WIN7 x64 to WIN7 x64. I can login fine to remote boxes and see the remote desktop, and see the mouse move, but!, I cannot click on everything I see IExplorer highlight as I ...
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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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Configure custom SSL certificate for RDP on Windows Server 2012 in Remote Administration mode?

So the release of Windows Server 2012 has removed a lot of the old Remote Desktop related configuration utilities. In particular, there is no more Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration utility ...
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Change DPI of one user using W2K3 Remote Desktop / Terminal Server

In short: How do I increase the DPI of some (not all) of our customers connected to our RDP server? We are running a W2K3 Terminal Server that our clients connect to to run our application. One of ...
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Can I resize the screen resolution of a remote desktop session?

Is it possible to change the screen resolution of a Windows remote desktop session after I'm already logged on? For example: it's set for fullscreen but afterwards I want to make the window smaller ...
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Remote Desktop specify the monitor to open on

Is there any way to make Remote Desktop v6 open on a specific monitor in a dual monitor setup? I know it supports dual monitors and it is easy to make it use both monitors, but what I really want is ...
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Attach certificate to remote desktop connection - not gateway services

I have a Windows server that I want to attach a 3rd party signed certificate for remote desktop connections. This is not a remote desktop services server, i.e. it is just remote desktop ...
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openVAS - Microsoft RDP Server Private Key Information Disclosure Vulnerability - false Alarm?

I performed a openVAS scan on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and got a report for a high threat level vulnerability called Microsoft RDP Server Private Key Information Disclosure Vulnerability. An remote ...
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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 to preserve xrdp session on ubuntu 14.04?

I installed xrdp on my ubuntu 14.04 machine using the below commands. I can now remote desktop from my windows machine easily into my ubuntu machine. However, what I notice is when I close the ...
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Remote Desktop from Linux to Computer that Requires Network Level Authentication

Is there a way to use rdesktop or another Linux client to connect to a server that requires Network Level Authentication? From Windows Server 2008 R2 -- Control Panel -- System And Security -- System ...
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How do I make robocopy over WinRM behave like over RDP?

I'm trying to use robocopy to sync two file shares on computers NAS001 and NAS002. To check what files should be synced, I use this command while connected to NAS001. robocopy G:\Software\SQLServer ...
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Forcing Remote Desktop to listen on an adapter on Server Core

I appear to have the problem described here: "After cloning and syspreping [...] VMs running Windows [...], I was not able to connect to the cloned servers by Remote Desktop. After troubleshooting ...
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RDP connection to file with auto login

My current .rdp file opens Excel after the user authenticates. I need to extend this feature by automatically logging in the user and then automatically open a file in Excel. For the Excel file, I ...
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Starting application on RDS connection

I have the following servers: Server 1 - Windows 2003: The original Domain Controller for AD, DNS Server server 2 - WIndows 2012: The latest server, upgraded to a domain controller too Now when I ...
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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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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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Issue using RDP from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to connect from my Windows 7 machine (home edition) to a Windows 2008 Server. I am receiving an error stating "Your credentials did not work". I have tested connecting over the Cord ...
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Block users from Remote Desktop for a specified period of time or by trigger

So I have to server (2003 & 2008). On both servers I have domain users in a Remote Desktop Users group. They need to rdp to the server and work with some apps and log off. But - every day batch ...
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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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Remote server RDP resolution

I have a remote 2012 R2 base server in the cloud, I am running some scripts that are very dependent on the resolution. When i connect via RDP and record my mouse actions everything is fine, but as ...
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Unable to RDP to Windows Server 2012 via VPN connection

Using a VPN connection I am able to RDP to all of my servers other than the Windows 2012 servers. When on the local network I was successfully able to connect to them. I saw a post that seemed to ...
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Windows 2008 r2 firewall rdp rule and linux rdesktop

I have a production Windows 2008 R2 server, and my workstation is Gentoo linux (kernel 3.12.13). I used to connect to server with rdesktop. Now I want to restrict the windows firewall rule for rdp ...
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FreeRDP USB Redirection Not Working on Hyper-V?

I have compiled FreeRDP from the tip of the Master branch on (and for), an ARM v7 processor, (see cmake command line below). It all seems to build correctly and the basic xfreerdp client works for a ...
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Session Broker and Direct RDP Connections

So newer to managing RDS2012 along with using the MS RDS Web Interface. Can users just RDP directly to the session hosts like previous TS? If not, what happens when the broker is down?
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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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vCloud Director 5.1 RDP as local administrator

I'm trying to programmatically generate a *.rdp file to connect to a VM provisioned via the vCloud Director 5.1 API. Using Remote Desktop Connection on Mac OSX Mavericks to open the RDP. I provision ...
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Error: Unable to display RD Web Access… after hitting refresh in IE

Just setup a RDS environment with Windows Server 2012 R2 (Broker/WebAccess/RDSH/Gateway/SSL). Everything runs fine except for when you use IE to access the Web Access and hit the "Refresh" on the ...
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Improving screen redraw rate on thin-client over RDP to Server 2008 R2

I've been reading about generally increasing the performance of an RDP session here but those posts don't seem to cover what I'm looking for which is specifically the redraw rate of windows. I'm not ...
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Can Windows 7 access an RD farm that uses SHA512/4096-bit certificates?

I have a Server 2012 RD farm that works fine if configured with the self-signed certs generated by Server Manager, but not with certs from our internal CA. With the self-signed certs, our remote ...
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RDP add domain users broken

I have 3 Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, all of which are virtual machines hosted on a single VMware ESX server: Domain controller with DNS services DHCP/RRAS File server All three servers are ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP login paste password

Is there any utility out there that allows me to paste the password in my clipboard to Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP login screen as if I'm typing the characters directly from the keyboard? I login a lot ...
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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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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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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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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 ...