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

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Maximum connections in remote desktop for Windows Server 2008 R2

I am trying to set up my server so that more than 2 people can use it at once. I am looking at the RDP-Tcp Properties window in Remote desktop session host configuration, and it won't get higher than ...
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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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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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Cross Forest Authentication - RDP - Have to Manually Specify Domain

We are having an issue when a user in forestB is connecting via RDP to an XP system in forestA. We are in a transitional state where some users have migrated to our new forest (forestB) but still need ...
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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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Disabling autoenabled hotkeys while in Cinnamon fallback mode (in a RDP session)

I connect via a Windows 7 machine via RDP to the server (running Linux Mint 17); I authenticate, it launches into fallback mode (pretty standard). However, when I type certain letters, like 's', the ...
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Why Local Drive connected with Terminal (RDP) to Windows Server is so slow [closed]

Why copy/paste of 20 mb from local drive to server is 7 seconds. And 5 second to load list of folders/files (30 items). That is definitely different volume of information.
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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Starting a GUI application under a different session

I run a game hosting service, and I want my customers to be able to access the console of the game servers. However, despite looking like a terminal window, the game's server console is graphical, and ...
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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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RemoteApp isn't working [closed]

Today I got bit with an issue with published applications (via RemoteApp). Clients were complaining about RDP. You could connect to the server, run the application from there, but you could not run ...
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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 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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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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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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RDP Data encryption error for Windows 7 Clients

Windows 7 clients connecting to the RDS running on Win server 2008 R2 very frequently get the error message "Because of an error in the data encryption, this session will end...". This occurs if the ...
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Tools for Remote Desktop with Relay feature

Is there good tool that can do same thing as windows 'mstsc' and also has some features, like save different session info, so don't need to remember difference IP/ID/pwd. Thanks. EDIT: Since I can't ...
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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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Connect a Windows Mobile 5.0 RF to Windows Server 2012 R2

I am having a situation here, where i want to connect an RF that runs Windows Mobile 5.0 to a Windows Server 2012 R2 server that is located on Azure. It is reasonable for the two OS's to have ...
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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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Debugging slow Quickbooks in multi-user mode

Building 1: Main QB server with 15 users Building 2: 12 users accessing the QB server There is no sluggishness in building 1. Building 2 has issues. They can RDP to the server fine with no lag but ...
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Unrendered Black Areas In Windows via RDP

I'm connecting from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Hyper-V virtual machine running Windows 8.1 via RDP (mstsc.exe). The VM is hosted on the same machine from which I'm connecting. Everything was fine until ...
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Cannot log in through terminal services client

I have a windows 2008 R2 server within a FOO domain in my company. All user accounts are a part of BAR domain. FOO domain has full access to all objects (users and groups) in BAR domain. Here's the ...
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Windows 2008. cannot connect via RDP anymore after changes to Firewall port settings

After successfully changing default RDP port on remote Windows 2008 R2, I configured that inbound rule to apply only to authenticated connections (because i needed to assign ONLY specific users to be ...
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mstsc freezes after entering credentials

At some point in Windows session (usually days) I can no longer make RDP connections. When running mstsc and entering credentials, all buttons are getting disabled and the UI freezes. Existing ...
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Issue with Mac RDP clients connecting to Server 2008 if change password at next logon checked

I have a weird issue I haven't been able to figure out (primarily because I don't have a Mac to play with). When a user is connecting into our Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 servers with local user ...
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Cannot connect via RDP/SMB via DNS?

We have a SBS (Windows Small Business Server) running DHCP and DNS. One of our VMs is a test VM. Due to security reasons, this VM is not inside the Domain and has no access to network drives etc. ...
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Cannot connect via RDP due to NLA error

I have one DC that also acts as a Hyper-V host. It hosts a build server, and a WDS server. Up until Daylight Savings happened a few days ago these were both working fine and I could remote in no ...
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RDP Connection issue with NLA

We are using a web portal to RDP to certain servers. We started to have a problem with a group of servers which require NLA (Network Level Authentication). When RDPing through the web portal, I get ...
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Enable RDP using WinRM or other alternatives to psexec

I am writing a program that takes a list of servers and enables/disables RDP. Currently I am utilizing psexec and up in till this morning, everything worked. I made no change in ...
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how to tunnel Windows Remote Desktop through ssh using a linux box?

I have two physical servers in my home network, linux (192.168.8.x) and windows server 2008 (192.168.8.y). The linux server ist accessible from outside by ssh on a non-standard port (say 23008). How ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP -shadow session

Is it possible to establish RDP shadow session in Win 8.1 Pro VM on Win 8.1 Pro Host? I can RDP into the VM from an external client (credentials saved): mstsc.exe /v:68.560.92.1 In the VM I ...
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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 logon screen with both smart card and username/password options

I have a farm of Server 2008 R2 RD hosts that our staff connects to using HP ThinPro clients. Currently, we are using ThinPro 4.2. We would like to update to ThinPro 5.0, but we have run into a snag. ...
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How to check all RDP connections from central server

We currently have multiple servers where multiple users use the same account to log into a server. Eg. Say there are 3 Users ABC, XYZ, MNP where all users log into a server with the same user KLM. ...
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Remote Desktop Services Apps hangs when launhed

I am currently deploying a Remote Desktop Services system on Server 2012 R2. I have 3 session hosts and all the rest of the roles are distributed to 3 servers. The problem I'm having now is that the ...
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Super-power PC for many users - Server (2008 R2) on Hyper-V can not use full Machine hardware resources [closed]

Desription of problem changed : how to make sure, that my Hyper-V is using all my hardware resources, and if it is using, what is the bottleneck of the system, when discovering performance issues? - ...
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Limit RDP from public Ip for specific user

i am using windows server 2008, i have some users associated with rdp group. and i have allowed these users to take remote desktop on server. my server ip 10.0.0.2 subnet is 10.0.0.0/24 my public IP ...
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Looking for a central console management software that utilitizes my RDP credentials for access [closed]

All our managed Windows Server 03+ machines are enabled for and connect fine via RDP. However, I would like a less heavy central management (command line based?) to mass manage and maintain the ...
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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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RDP exits immediately after connecting to Windows Server 2008 R2

Background: I recently got a Windows cloud VPS server. I don't have much experience with server admin (I'm a programmer), and what little I do have is with linux servers. Ever since getting the ...
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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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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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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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How can I determine how much RAM and Processer each RDP session is using on a terminal server

I currently have 4 Terminal Server "in a cluster environment" each employee starts an RDP session to to do their daily work. Now, my company is expanding and we need to add more users. What I need to ...
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Redirecting only specified COM ports

For some needs, I redirect COM ports onto a TSE server. The problem is that all the ports are redirected which prevents me to use one of these locally, since it's "locked" by the TSE connection. My ...
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How to RDP securely to an EC2 instance?

I have a VPC with a few EC2 instances running Windows Server 2012 that will be used as workstations (in a similar way to WorkSpaces). Right now they are in a public subnet and users can connect using ...
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Terminal Server - RDP with local admin

I have a Terminal Server setup on Windows server 2008 R2. I am trying to log in to it with RDP, using the local admin account. (Not the domain admin) I have placed the local admin in the remote ...
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Having Windows Server ISO file and key how install it as a VM on top of Windows Azure VM OS and open its RDP port?

I Windows Server 2012 R2 ISO file and key. It seems to have unlimited RDP connections allowed (Azure default Windows Server OS provides only 2). how (in as small amount of new software installments as ...
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Group Policy not blocking RDP saved credentials when using hostname

Group policy is set up to prevent users from using saved credentials, works fine when connecting to the RDP via IP address or FQDN. But connecting in through just the hostname allows a user to save ...