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

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Allowing RDP sessions only through a specific interface on Server 2012R2

I read a previous post on StackExchange in regards to this issue that I'm having. I have a server that uses 2 networks, a private network on a promiscuous port (it's able to talk to all of the ...
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Redirecting RDP (port 3389) with iptables

I have a Debian server with an IP 10.10.10.5 and a Windows computer with an IP 10.10.10.7. My plan is to make the Debian server forward all RDP traffic to the Windows computer with these iptables ...
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Is there a way to disable “check online for updates from windows update” in windows update settings?

I have configured WSUS server in order to preserve bandwith in the network wile keeping essential updates turned on using that WSUS. Intranet WSUS server pointing to client pc and other settings are ...
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Windows Security Options over RDP in Server 2012+

In Server 2008 R2 and below, there was a "Windows Security" option in the Start Menu to access the "Ctrl+Alt"Delete" options without pressing Ctrl+Alt+End. I always found that useful since I often RDP ...
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mstsc /v /admin command in Remmina or similar rdp client in ubuntu

Sometimes we have to use this below command to use rdp to our old server 2003 domain. mstsc /v:servername /admin I have ubuntu desktop with Remmina and i can use normal RDP login for most of the ...
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Lost connection to windows server after RAS installation

I think I'm in trouble: I can't connect anymore to my server, which is in another country. I have a server running Windows Server 2012. It's standalone. I only have one Administrator user, and I was ...
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Connect to a remote pc not working

I have created an RDS Server and I think I have configured everything including certificates (self signed for testing). As I need to test this before handover, I have started testing and I could find ...
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remoteapp not started from rdp file on windows 2008 R2

Server: Windows 2008 R2, myProgram.exe installed as remoteapp with alias "myProgram" Client: Windows 2008 R2 rdp file in use: redirectclipboard:i:1 redirectposdevices:i:0 redirectprinters:i:1 ...
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Is it possible to block shares on a Terminal Server Session?

So i have the following issue. I want to have a very restricted Terminal Server in a domain where a user can log on using RDP and only view certain files (on local TS drive). Its very important that ...
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Windows 2012 fonts gone. Only Wingdings

So I did an RDP to my server, using a Jessie distro with Vinagre, characters were weird (see picture) and then, everyone who connects sees the same problem, how did this hapend and how can I fix it? ...
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RemoteApp / Seamless RDP Linux Server

I was wondering if there is an implementation of Seamless RDP for Linux servers, preferably Debian or similar, giving the result and experience of Microsoft's RemoteApp. Of course with Linux apps, I ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 rdp causes lags

I'm running a server with Windows 2008 r2 OS. The server is used as a Web server. I'm logging to the server remotely using rdp. I've noticed that when I have Internet connection problems, and I'm ...
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Remote desktop connection to WinPE 8.0 [closed]

I'm trying to find the way to configure WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment) 8.0 for RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connection. Actually I need to connect over RDP to running WinPE based on ...
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PSTerminalServices returning no details about session

I am connected to a machine using RDP but when I call the following (using PSTerminalServices via powershell): get-tssession -computername thecomputer I get: Exception calling "GetSessions" with ...
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Possible causes of CRL validation error

What are the possible causes of CRL validation error? I run a network with my self-signed CA. But since three weeks ago, all of my RDP clients started saying that they had failed to validate the CRL. ...
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Why there is no shutdown button while connected via RDP?

Just wondering why there is no buttons for restart/shutdown/sleep/hibernate when i am connected via RDP? I would like to do some work and turn PC off or put it to sleep mode for power saving, because ...
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Windows Server 2012 RDP Certificate changing involuntarily

I have a Windows Server 2012 server that is administered via RDP. Every so often, (lets say, once every quarter ?!?) I get asked to accept a new certificate. It is not in a Domain and not rolling as ...
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RDP Internal Error over SSL-VPN

I have a Windows 8.1 client that connects over SSL-VPN. The SSL-VPN connects and I can see it on the firewall. You can ping the remote computer (15-60ms with occasional 300+) with an average of ...
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Cannot manage services on remote server, how to remotely execute without services?

Background info I am in a bit of a situation right now. One of our clients has an application server (Server 2008 R2) which hosts critical medical applications. The server is located in another city, ...
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RDP to the server, and then start another RDP from the server, not getting original client name

We have wyse winterm stations login into a terminal server via a RDP session, from that server they rdp into a separate terminal server 2008. My question is, how can I get the original client station ...
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Over 1000 files in this folder c:\windows\system32\config\txr

Every now and then this issue arises, at some point (I think a remote login) to one of my terminal servers. I see at once a hard disk that's almost full, research showed me the contents of this folder ...
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rdesktop to a ec2 instance: why does not -s work?

I'm trying to connect to a windows ec2 instance and execute a script from linux shell. I'm able to start an rdp session with rdesktop (windows desktop opens on my pc), but no matter what command I try ...
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how does one report an RDP attack to Microsoft when it's happening in real time? [closed]

To my surprise, Security Event 10 was for 104.43.193.6 which is apparently a Microsoft ip address: http://ip2location.com/demo/104.43.193.6 =. Microsoft Corporation. Likely AFAIK some has leased ...
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Set Group Policy for RDP session users on selected Computers

I have domain users by group with respective privileges set via group policy. I.E (Department A has access to control panel and access to install software, Department B does not have both) My ...
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Displaying the window of a background process started by task scheduler in the current login?

Is it possible to bring a window that has been started by the task manager in the background to the foreground of an RDP session provided that the same account started the task? And if so how?
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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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Windows 2012 R2 - RDP properties?

Where did the Remote Desktop Services properties go in 2012 R2? In 2008 R2, we had the RDP-TCP connections properties... where did all that go in 2012 R2?
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Multiple users in a single session of Remote Desktop

I would like to know if it is possible to have multiple users connected for viewing the same remote desktop. The server is running under Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition. This question is the ...
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RDP down on Windows Server. what to do

I was playing around my windows server 2008 with the following configuration. http://www.hass.de/content/setup-your-iis-ssl-perfect-forward-secrecy-and-tls-12 After rebooting, SQL Went down, RDP is ...
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RedHat iptables forwarding to VirtualBox Windows Server 20120 VM for RDP

I have a server with RedHat 6.5, this has the NIC eth2 connected to the internet at address 1.2.3.4. On this server I have installed VirtualBox 4.3.2 and created a VM with Windows Server 2012 SR2, the ...
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create .RDP file with unmodifiable parameters [closed]

I want to save a Remote Desktop file, but after saved I want it maintain the parameters I provided unmodified. Is it possible? Thank you very much Daniel
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Remmina TLS, NLA works, but high encryption fails

Remmina works fine with TLS and NLA. But if encryption is set to high instead of client compatible, then it stops working. Questions: 1. Why setting high encryption prevents connectivity? 2. What's ...
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Cannot map drive letter to redirected folder when using Microsoft Remote Desktop

I'm having some difficulty getting the Folder Redirection feature of Microsoft Remote Desktop to work with command line applications. The server machine is running Windows 2008R2. The client machine ...
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Can't access Azure VM via RDP any more

I set up an Windows Server VM on Azure last year and after having not logged in for a couple of months I tried to log in recently and strangely it told me my password was incorrect. I proceeded to ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 VPN - connects to network but cannot access server

I've configured Windows Server 2012 R2 SSTP VPN and for the most part it appears to be functioning normally. The remote machine connects, is allocated an IP address in the LAN, and has access to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MSTSC: Black Areas on Remote Desktop

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...