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

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Server 2008 R2 TS brokering

I am using Server 2008 R2 as a terminal services broker for 5 Server 2008 R2 terminal servers. I am using the HP 5325 thin client to connect to the TS's. I have the thin-clients set to auto-login, ...
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Which RDP roles should I install on my domain controller vs the actual application server where users will login?

We have a Windows 2012 server that will need to allow 10 users to access it via RDP. The server is setup in our domain. When I go to add the server role for RDP, it gives me the option to install ...
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RDP Can't connect - Server 2008

I'm running two 2008 servers, both of them are Terminal Servers. I Will call them TS1 and TS2. TS1 is the licensing server. Both of them have RDP version 6.1.7600. I Can connect to TS1 from every ...
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RDP problems after shutdown-restart

I have two computers both with Windows XP SP3 Pro and two network cards. Everything it's linked as described below: PC named A, has 1 expansion network card Intel Pro 1000 with IP set to 10.0.0.1 ...
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Mikrotik router RDP brute force blocking with whitelist

Masters, We have a miktorik router, and we would like to block RDP brute force, but we need whitelist also to allow our collegaues to connect without blocking them. (they sometimes hitting wrong ...
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Remote desktop over ssh

I am following the below link to setup remote desktop over ssh using putty. "http://m.desy.de/sites2009/site_m/content/e262/e96318/RDPusage.pdf" But, i am not able to connect to my remote server ...
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RDP over VPN only

I know this question has been asked many a times here. But i want to gain certain perspective here. I have enabled VPN on certain systems and then can access remote system using rdp. However they can ...
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Can the “harm your local or remote computer” warning be eliminated?

I have a Server 2012 RD farm which is used exclusively for sessions - not remote apps. It's working well except for some login concerns. One in particular is a warning that remote clients get when ...
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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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How do i reference redirected host drives in a remote desktop session

When I remote desktop into a server, for example, local drives and mapped network drives from my host computer appear as ON . I can access these drives using Windows Explorer, but I also need to ...
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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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How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM running on Windows Azure. I want to enable the ability for 2 simultaneous administrative sessions over Remote Desktop. This is permitted under the EULA for Windows ...
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Prevent RDP logon brute force in mikrotik router via winbox

Masters, I need help, how to config our router to block RDP brute force attacks I would like to set our router to only allow RDP connection from a specified country (our specified IP ranges), plus i ...
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Remote desktop fails with user denied until client reboot

Sometimes (but often enough to annoy) Remote Desktop Connection cannot connect to a server (2008 R2 but maybe also 2003) and claims that "The connection was denied because the user account is not ...
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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 cant use CTRL + ALT + END And CTRL + ALT + DEL Is there any other Method invoking the Security ...
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Start EC2 windows instance before authentication [closed]

When i start my EC2 windows instance using boto python and custom ami, it does not boot up until i login into it using remote desktop and enter my user credentials. Is there a workaround to avoid ...
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SSH private key to Ubuntu works from command line but not using Remmina

I have been trying to figure out why I can't get SSH working using Remmina SSH client. In an Ubuntu 12.10 environment, I can connect with my server from the command line using openssh server, like ...
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Troubleshoot mstsc /span from Windows XP to Windows Server 2008

At work, I often use the "mstsc" command to use the Microsoft Terminal Services Client and remote to another machine. In my case, I'm using Windows XP (call this box 1) to connect to a Windows Server ...
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How to fix RDP on windows server 2012?

Here is a snapshot of the RDP status. Looks good: When I go to connect from a remote machine I get an error: "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the ...
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How to diagnose RDP with commandline?

I have a server with 1and1 and they have given up trying to restore RDP access (not trying at all) and told me to re-image the server. As this is a production machine, I'd like to avoid this since it ...
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Changed domain admin password and now RDPMan logs me off servers with Error 2823

I had to change my domain admin password today and since on several servers I will get randomly booted/disconnected with the following error: Disconnected from <server> (Error 2823) I cannot ...
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Terminal Server trying to connect to 1433/tcp on client

We are facing a strange issue here. Everytime a user connects via RDP client to one of our terminal server, the server itself tries to establish a connection via 1433/tcp to the client (and even ...
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RDP to remote Natted machines [closed]

I currently have a situation where I have around 20 machines across 7 or so locations where each of those locations is firewalled. We need to be able to pull up a remote desktop on these machines ...
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Using ssh tunnel to RDP into internal network [closed]

I'm a newbie to tunneling and can't figure this one out. I have an externally available computer, let's call it example.com, which is Unix. In its internal network there is a Windows machine I want ...
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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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TS_Block and Windows 2008

I am running a Windows 2008 Server and I have installed ts_block on it to help block RDP brute force attempts on the server. Question 1: What I wanted to know is there any benefit for me using ...
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Remote desktop clients : saved password lost

We use remote desktop on a regular basis ( about 40 clients ). On the client computers we save the passwords in Remote desktop connection ( by checking the checkbox 'save credentials'). Doing this ...
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Accessing Remote Desktop on multiple windows machines behind NAT

Our company has multiple Windows servers running behind a NAT firewall. We would like to provide Remote Desktop access to these machines to our users. One of the solutions is by port forwarding. We ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 STD doesn't accept first attempt to RDP

I have a terminal server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and there is strange issue that I cannot connect to the server via RDP when I try to do this for the first time, but after first ...
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How to configure a Remoteapp server to increase stability

RemoteApp is Instable According to my experience, Remote Desktop connections (especially RemoteApp connections) suffer from several instablities, which manifest themselves especially when using ...
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Restore default RDP administrative session on Windows Server 2012 after trial RDS is expired

When installing Windows Server 2012, one of the roles selected was for the Remote Desktop Services (RDS). During this trial period we were able to access the server remotely using the default 2 ...
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Test Multiple Server for login (WIndows 2008)

I currently run a PING sanity check test (batch file with result file) on over 80 servers in 4 environment. But, even if we "ping" ok 100% of the servers, it doesn't mean that the machine are working ...
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Remotely enable remote desktop on Windows server 2008

So I got myself in a complicated situation. I have my Windows server 2008 box, currently with no monitor, keyboard or mouse attached to it (I set it up once, enabled remote connection and detached all ...
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Remote desktop and 3G mobile broadband, timeouts

I work as a developer / tech-supporter at my current company. The company has 100-120 employees each of which have a company supplied laptop with a built-in 3G modem. Employees are scattered ...
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How to make RDP drive redirection read-only?

I have linux clients that connect to my Windows Server 2008 using xfreerdp. The clients have a single folder that is redirected to the Windows server and this works fine. My question is if there is ...
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RDP connection, where Windows stores passwords?

I have a .rdp file with all my configurations but no password field. When I double click it, RDP opens my desktop correctly. My question is: where Windows stores my rdp account password? Thanks.
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with windows remote desktop is it worth turning off tsl to block by ip address?

I have been assessing this software for securing our cloud server's RDP connection. The problem is, it requires you to use RDP encryption, without TSL. This is because with TSL the ip addresses are ...
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Win2003 logs off a disconnected session

We have a need to have a semi-permanent terminal session open. I have configured group policy to never log off any session, even if it's disconnected. It is still logging off, though. I have ...
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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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Remote Desktop Printing Issues

We have a remote non-AD application server running Windows 2008 R2. Users are logging in via RDP and attempting to print Word documents (Word 2007) to their local printer and from time to time if the ...
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How to kick somebody from an RDP session [duplicate]

I am trying to RDP into a machine, but it has exceeded its maximum number of users. How do I go about kicking one of them (assuming I have admin rights).
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Smss.exe - setting any core affinity breaks rdp on Windows 7 / Windows Server 2012

I have tried to set core affinity of smss.exe to not run on one critical core on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008r2. It turns out that simply setting the core affinity to anything (even the full mask ...
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RDP file - authentication level doesn't work

I've set authentication level:i:0 in the RDP file, but when I connect to this computer with mstsc it asks me if I want to connect to this computer, so the parameter is ignored by the mstsc. How to fix ...
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Connect to RDP & execute command from CLI

I want to connect to the rdp server and execute the command on the server via command line. Is it possible to do with one line-command?
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Windows 2012 remote access can't connect

I have installed Windows Server 2012 for about 9 months ago. Earlier I could connect to my server with an external IP perfectly, but the license for the remote desktop services has ended. First, I ...
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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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Simultaneous Remote Desktop Connections in Windows Server

I would like to remote control the administrator user of my Windows Server 2008 R2 simultaneously from 3 remote computers. To do that, in Group Policy, I disabled "restrict to a single remote desktop ...
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Windows Remote Desktop: Different configurations based on location

Is it possible to set up remote desktop (via group policy or another method) so that it has different settings based on where the user is connecting to the session from? In my scenario, I'd like to ...
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Blank screen when mstsc /admin to Windows Server 2003 EE

Previously I had no issues with connecting to the console session on Windows Server 2003, but today for some reason I get blank screen after I enter username, password and press Enter. There's simply ...