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

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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 ...
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Cross Forest Authentication - RDP - Have to Manually Specify Domain

We are having an issue when a user in forestB is RDP'ing 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 access to ...
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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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Remote Desktop Connection error

When I try to connect to remote host with Windows Server 2003 R2 SE via RDP from another few Windows Server 2003 clients I get the following error. The client could not connect to the remote ...
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Show remote desktop rdp filename in connection bar [closed]

When I connect to a remote desktop using IP address instead of server name, the IP address is displayed in the connection bar in fullscreen mode, and in the window title when in window mode. This is ...
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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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eventid 11156 registered with some errors

Got this error when I started my windows 2003 server When I saw the event viewer I got message as "The system failed to register pointer (PTR) resource records for the network adapter....." with ...
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RDP connection fails for unknown reason

We have a customer with a server (Win2k8R2) we'd like (and have to) access. On that server our IP is set as an allowed incoming connection. The problem is that out of 7 computers in our own network ...
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No Remote Desktop Serivces Available in Group Policy?

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP 2 Standard domain controller. Attempting to enable RDP on workstations throughout the network using Group Policy. Everything I see says to go to Computer ...
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We develop an app and what kind of hostings/servers do we need? [duplicate]

We develop an app. Our app need to connect through RDP protocol to server (so, server should have RDP server running on it, as I think). Server need to launch Firefox (specifically configured) for ...
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Can't RDP to domain member as a domain user

I've added a new domain user - who is a member of the "Remote Desktop Users" group, but they are unable to log in to a domain member. The error in event viewer is Account For Which Logon Failed: ...
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How do I limit Standard Users to 1 RDP session while leaving admin on 2 or more

I know how to change it at about 3 different locations(Limit administrator RDP session to single instance instead of default 2 simultaneous?), but I want to differentiate between admin and standard ...
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Is it possible to transfer files using RDP?

I have a server located in a DMZ only accessible by RDP, and I need to transfer files to it. My understanding is that the RDP protocol provides this functionality and that the client doesn't expose ...
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Changing Idle time for server 2003

I have a user using quickbooks 2013 remotely from her house. She logs in to our server and will be working but if she idles for too long the server makes her log back in. Normally this would be ok ...
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MultiPoint Server 2011, RDP sessions are disconnecting

We are using thin clients to RDP into a Multipoint Server. The clients are experiencing a loss of connection that does not seem to have to do with an idle disconnect setting. I have gone through the ...
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Configure the “Remote Desktop” RemoteApp in TSGateway / RDWeb

We have an installation of TS/RDGateway with the RDWeb IIS installed. The "Remote Desktop" tab is also configured, but it lacks an option for "/multimon" but DOES let users configure their ...
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Enabling sound on Terminal Server 2008 R2 without enabling Desktop Experience Mode?

I want to enable sound redirection on Server 2008 R2 without enabling Desktop Experience. I've found the following Technet article, but suspect that Desktop Experience may be required only for the ...
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After adding 2012 server to domain, cannot RDP using domain accounts

I just added a win2012 server (VM) to the domain (controlled by win2008r2 DC) Everything is fine except that I cannot RDP to the server using domain credentials (enterprise admin) from any PC EXCEPT ...
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Has anyone ever ran Terminal Services (Server 2008) over AWS?

I was looking at the AWS pricing guide and it seems very impractical to do this. For even a small-medium deployment (say 15 users), I would assume I need at least 32 GB of RAM (2GB each + the OS). ...
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Networking Newbie

I am working with two servers in two different datacenters, hosting providers and not on any corporate network. I'd like to be able to connect the two of them through a VPN. I use RDP. When I ...
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How to get xrdp working on centos/rhel 6?

I'm trying to get xrdp running on centos/rhel 6. I installed it from the epel repo (also installed Gnome desktop and tigervnc-server). I'm able to start the service, and also get to the login screen ...
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Automating RDP session availability test

We have a daily procedure when operator logs on via RDP to Windows hosts to ensure the operation is successful so other users can logon at the later stage and to their work. Putting aside question ...
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Linux RDesktop Lockups

I have a script I wrote to create RDP connections from Linux workstations to Windows servers. Everything is great when used on a machine plugged into an Ethernet jack but when used on a wireless ...
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I can RDP into server but cannot browse using explorer

Disclaimer: Networking is not my strong point, it is my Achilles' heel. At work I have been given a sandbox server to test my software with, I have full control over the server itself but the ...
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Repeated login attempts on RDP?

While looking in Terminal Services Manager on one of my SQL boxes, I noticed that there are seemingly many attempts to remote to the machine while I was connected: One minute... And the next... ...
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How to configure Windows RDC to use 16-color mode?

I seriously need to minimize the "eye candy" traffic overhead and only leave the graphics quality enough to actually manage the server. I've like to switch to 16 or 256 color mode if possible but the ...
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ping -a does not return hostname [closed]

The problem i am currently experiencing is with One of my Untangle boxes. We are using IPsec VPN, Microsoft Server 2003 for DNS. I cannot get RDP to work with hostname, FQDN, ONLY IP. When i use ping ...
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RDP Certificate

I have 4 servers, RD Gateway,RD Connection Broker and 2 RD Host to which I will have external client connecting. I would like to have my clients to be connecting without having any warnings about ...
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Domain Admin RDP access

Here is the issue... Domain admins can only RDP to two of my servers if the domain admins group is in the remote desktop users group. If you remove the domain admin group from the remote desktop users ...
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How to automatically create an RDP session with a dynamic IP address under Hyper-V?

My current virtual machines just use dynamic IP addresses. (Hyper-V under Windows Server 2012) If I look at the Networking Tab I can see the IP Addresses used: What I really want to do is create ...
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Remote Desktop Software with low latency for thin clients [closed]

I'm currently using a thin client with the following specification: I am searching for Remote Desktop software that will allow me to have a very low latency for audio quality on my thin clients. ...
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Why can't I RDP to a new Domain Controller with an account in Domain Admins group?

I just set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller. Since the reboot of the domain controller I have been unable to RDP to the domain controller with my Admin account. I get this message: ...
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RDP in 2008 R2 domain no longer working - possible Kerberos issue

Everything was working fine and no changes were made. For no apparent reason, we can no longer RDP to any domain computers except for the domain controllers themselves. This includes Windows 7 clients ...
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Is it a bad practice to turn on multiple sessions for same user account?

We have 4-5 people technicians using a server and as they share a single user account, one person logging in ends the RDP session for someone else. Which would be a better practice - Using multiple ...
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does Windows sshd_block still work, work with windows 2008, or is there an alternative? [closed]

I saw this post: Cygwin SSHd Autoblock Failed Logins And I tried to implement it but I'm getting no results. Of course, it probably is me but before I went further I wanted to know if anyone has it ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “Use another account” in RDP

When using RDPing into a Windows Server 2008 server, it will often prompt you for credentials before you login. I noticed that tab will skip to the option to Remember my credentials, totally skipping ...
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Trigger event to fire when user connects to a terminal server?

We have a (very) fragile software suite running on a server in our datacenter that requires a user to be logged in, but freaks out and crashes if the user logs in twice (resource contentions, all ...
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How to compare RDP latency?

For a remote Windows desktop solution, accessed from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, I want to evaluate various options. What currently comes into my mind: EC2, Ireland Azure Virtual Machine, Ireland ...