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

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Cursor is distorted in virtual machines or RDP sessions

good day. I am having issues with Kubuntu 15.10 and 16.04. They have the same problem, when I access my Windows virtual machine or access a Windows desktop/server via RDP (tried Remmina, KRDC) the ...
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Cannot connect to XRDP as non-root user in OpenSUSE 13.1

I am setting up a VMWare machine with OpenSUSE 13.1, one of necessary things is RDP. The issue is that after installing and configuring xrdp, tigervnc, xfce etc I can connect via RDP only as root. Any ...
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Issue connecting over RDP when on Windows VPN

I have an issue that just began today and not sure what the cause is (I've been able to successfully connect this way for several years). On my Windows 7 box, I have a VPN set up in Windows. Today I ...
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How do i change Active Directory Password in Windows 2012 Terminal Server without Using CTRL ALT

How do I change Active Directory Password in Windows 2012 Terminal Server without Using CTRL+ALT I can't use CTRL+ALT+END And CTRL+ALT+DEL Is there any other method for invoking the Security Screen ?
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How can I connect remotely to our network from behind a double NAT?

Having successfully set up my home office network for remote access via OpenVPN, I would now like to do the same thing at work, however I am double natted. There is a central router maintained by ...
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Remote machine closes automatically

Recently I am facing an issue in Windows Remote Desktop access. I was able to connect to the machine without any problem till yesterday. Today, I have opened Remote Desktop Connection and ...
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When using RDP to log into a remote domain do my local domain logon scripts apply?

I've been asked to set up a user on our network with RDP access to a RDS server on a remote domain. We have set up the VPN just fine and the remote RDS server is reachable. The issue thus far is that ...
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Failover server for EC2

I have one Amazon EC2 instance of Windows Server which is running application with SQL server. Our users from On-premise use RDP to login into this server using Elastic IP and do their work. I want to ...
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Restricting NetBIOS Access

There is a Windows Server in the domain. It has folders NetBIOS shares for users to access. It also plays the role of Remote Desktop via RDP. How can I keep all of these services advertised but ...
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RDP error while trying to establish connection

I get this message while trying to connect to a remote host through RDP (I'd like to point out the fact that until yesterday things went smoothly) This computer can't connect to the remote computer. ...
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RDP Connection Times out Only When Connected over SSH Tunnel

I have an interesting issue. let me describe my setup: I have a server at home that serves as my Virtual Machine Host. All of the computers here are VM Computers, I don't think that makes a ...
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Server goes down for a few minutes every other day and random times

I have 2 VPS that are behaving strangely, I'll explain everything in great detail because I'm not from below, and therefore do not know exactly where the problem starts. I have 4 VPSs on a server ...
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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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Windows RDP connection fails within 30-60 seconds of successful connection

Myself and several other users are having issues staying connected through an RDP session to one of our servers. Server lives in a subnet behind a proxy (cloud-based) Users connect to network via ...
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Why does RDP freeze on Windows Server 2008 R2 in a virtual machine during high load?

We have noticed a problem where remote desktop sessions to a server will freeze when the server has high CPU load. Environment: VMWare ESX 4.0u1. Guest OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 (this is the ...
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Cisco Anyconnect: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled

I need to run Cisco AnnyConnect from a VM in a data center. When I run it I get this message: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled Can this be turned off? I saw some ...
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RDP Sessions randomly disconnect

i have a problem with rdp disconnection from some users on my server 2012 r2 servers. in event log i have a event id 1152 and the error are failed to create kvp sessions string. I have all licencing ...
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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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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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Enabling SSL for Remote Desktop

Ok so I'm trying to remove a number of my systems from our Nessus scan from having this medium vulnerability. Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Server Man-in-the-Middle Weakness I set the ...
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How to Disable Remote desktop connection over internet on Windows server 2012?

We are using Windows server 2012. I have to disable RDP over internet. But Remote desktop should be used in Intranet.Is there any way to disable? Note: We are also using Sonicwall firewall.
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Remote Desktop Connection stops working when connection is closed

I just started using a new HP laptop with Windows 8.1 using the same domain account I've used for years. I can remote desktop to any server / VM on the local network, however when I disconnect the ...
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Cannot RDP into Windows 7 over VPN

The exact scenario where it fails: I am unable to RDP into any Windows 7 or 2008 R2 servers within a certain subnet, while connected to the network via VPN. Windows 7 Client connected through the ...
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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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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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Configuring Remote Shut Down with UPS

A similar question has been asked but there are differences to my situation. 1) A Hyper-V Core machine running three VMs (XPProSP3) (Win2003SP2) it is a system we inherited and migrated from Physical ...
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Allow remote desktop service to dc from specified computers

I'm planning an architecture of secure terminals only to access DC's. So i have 2 computers which are secure and if i want to connect to the dc's i will have to log into those computers So what i ...
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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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Audit RDP security layer used for each logon

I'm looking for a way to monitor the security layer used when a user log on a windows 2012 R2 server with RDP (SSL or RDP, encryption level). I haven't found anything useful in "Advanced Audit Policy ...
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How can I get the IP address of a remote desktop client? And how can I trigger a shell command upon RDP connect?

Is there a way to determine the IP address of a remote desktop client using PowerShell (or some other method) on the server? (Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 is what I'm using) EDIT: I find that I can ...
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RDP Disconnected! Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed

We restarted our Windows 2003 server R2 last night (09/27) and since that day we can not connect through RDP. We have this kind of error using mRemote: RDP Disconnected! Error Code: 2308 Error ...
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How to set the network interface for RDP in Windows Server 2012?

I have a server with multiple network interfaces, and I need RDP to only listen for connections on one of them; the server is not a Remote Desktop server, RDP is only used for remote administration. ...
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Remote Desktop Connection through VPN

A little about our setup and what I'm trying to do: All machines in question running Windows 8.1 Pro Remote machine users connect to our internal network with Cisco Systems VPN Client 5.0.07.0440 ...
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Windows 10 RDP Connection doesn't show credentials dialog

I can't seem to find anything about this anywhere. I'm using Windows 10 (not Insider Preview), and have the latest updates. Whenever I attempt to remotely connect to any server using RDP, I see the ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issues

I have machines on another network, I am finding some strange behavior. I can RDP onto some machines, other machines I receive this error. Logon: "You must be granted the Allow log on through the ...
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Unable to RDP into new and old Windows instances

Since this morning, I'm unable to RDP into my new and old Windows EC2 instances. Below are the things I have tried already: I've tried creating instances using: a. Windows Server 2012 R2 Base b. ...
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Unable to RDP to a remote server — my user just stopped working

We have three servers hosted by Rackspace. I am using mRemoteNG to connect to all three. Historically, no problem. I could RDP to all three no problem. Then yesterday, one of them stopped letting ...
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Linux rdp client problems connecting to 2012 VDI collection

Well, I´ve implemented a Windows 2012 RDS VDI infrastructure, with 2 VDI collections: one with Windows 7 and other with Windows 10. I can connect to any collection using Windows RDP Client. I´m trying ...
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TLSv1.2 enabled RDP client for Redhat/CentOS?

We have just hardened our windows servers to use TLSv1.2 for RDP. I was using freerdp and rdesktop from linux as RDP clients but both seem to not work with TLSv1.2. Any ideas regarding what Linux ...
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Cant RDP into server 2012 after VPN role added

Hi I installed the VPN role whilst connected to my remote Windows 2012 server via RDP. As soon as the service started my RDP session was ended and I can no longer reconnect. I also cannot connect via ...
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RDP Crashes After Entering Password

Recently I've been trying to login to various machines via RDP and am getting the following error my Windows 10 workstation: Faulting application name: mstsc.exe, version: 10.0.10586.0, time stamp: ...
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How to secure AD administration with MFA

I'm evaluating an MFA solution such as Duo or Okta (any one have an opinion on that?). Adding MFA to web logins is straight forward but I want to add another layer of security to our Active Directory ...
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Remote Desktop Services role - Do I need it in order to use MSTSC (RDP/RDC) in my domain?

Greetings and thanks for reading (apologies for the length). I'm a new Sys Admin and I have a (potentially silly) question for the more seasoned veterans. I'm migrating our primary Domain Controller ...
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RDP - Remote Desktop disconnected, Error 2308 socket closed

Trying to RDP to a server I get this: Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed I see this on some of my Windows 2003 servers after reboots. Not every reboot, mind you. Usually after Windows ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Limit number of sessions created by a PARTICULAR user

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which can be connected by my guest user through RDP to access a custom desktop application. I want to limit each user to be able to access the custom desktop ...
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2008R2 mstsc RDP log in via system service

I have a windows service which monitors the local RDP server and ensures that certain local users' sessions are logged on and active. It does this by waiting on WTSWaitSystemEvent and checking the ...
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Lost RDP access to VM azure after firewall changes

I have an Azure virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. Mistakenly changed the windows firewall setting to Block all incoming connection including those in the allowed list Now i am unable to ...
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Login error with Remote Desktop to Ubuntu server

I use Ubuntu Cloud Guest account and install xrdp (sudo apt-get install xrdp) then I use Remote Desktop Connection of Windows to remote it. But on login step I always get this error after I enter ...
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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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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, ...