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

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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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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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Am I looking at the console when I use remote desktop?

When I'm using remote-desktop to a Windows 2003 server, I'd like to have some way of knowing if I'm looking at the console session. Is there please some way I can have something (such as a special ...
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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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RDP Copy&Paste Error: Windows cannot find '%1!ls!'

After working for years on mRemoteNG, and copying and pasting from servers I use all the time, I suddenly started getting the following error on a particular Windows 2003 server: Windows cannot find ...
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Black screen when connecting via RDP to a Win 2003 server

Recently (eg. in the last week or two), when I RDP to one of our servers running Windows Serve 2003 64bit, the login screen is black. If you can guess what it is prompting, then you can still login, ...
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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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Boot to remote desktop

I'm trying to find out what existing options there are out there to boot a machine into a remote desktop (RDP). Ideally the user would have a USB key and just plug it into the machine and boot via it ...
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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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mstsc /admin for Microsofts RDP for Mac OS X

How do I access the reserved admin session using Microsofts RDP client on my Mac? The equivalent to mstsc /admin on the Windows client.
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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 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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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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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 fakout when connectiong: does nothing, no error

Using windows RDP, I'm trying to connect to a remote machine to which I connected fine moments earlier. I had to reboot the server... Now, I type in my credentials and it looks like its working (the ...
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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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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 enable RDP8 on Windows Server 2008R2

I have a Windows 2008R2 server running as a guest in Hyper-V configured as a Remote Desktop Server. I have several people who use the server both while they are in the office and also while out of 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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How to restrict user to have single session on Windows terminal servers

I have two windows 2008 R2 Terminal servers and have given users access to both server to keep redundancy/ load sharing. How to restrict users from logging on both servers at same time?
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Taking over locked user sessions in XP

What's the best way to allow an administrator access to a locked user XP session, preferably with a logged event? The goal is to allow admins to cleanly shutdown/save existing work when work needs to ...
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RDP into Windows 2008 R2 server just stopped responding

Have a weird situation. I am running a windows 2008 R2 box that has 128 gigs ram and 2 6 core processorss. Box runs like a champ, however, it seems like every week orweek and a half, I can't RDP into ...
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Invoke Remote Desktop Connection from Hyperlink

Is there a way to create a hyperlink that will invoke a Remote Desktop connection to a Windows Machine?
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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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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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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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Automate RDP and VPN deployment windows server 2008

My current network is a mix of XP and Windows 7 machines with a Server 2008 primary domain controller. As it stands now, when we have new laptops come in we need to manually add in two RDP links and a ...
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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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Windows Remote Desktop (RDP/MSTSC) fails with Error Code: 5

I have 2 Windows XP boxen: A (running XP SP3) and B (running XP SP2). I'm using Remote Desktop to connect from A to B. When I connect, I get the login screen (which is slow to respond to ...
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What happens when you type Exit in the CMD window on Server Core in an RDP session

I'm getting used to Server Core and I know at some point I am going to type "Exit" in the command window while connected through a remote desktop session. I know that if this is done while connected ...
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Server address requested and the certificate subject do no match

I'm trying to setup Remote Desktop Gateway (Terminal Service Gateway) on virtual Windows Server 2012 R2. But when connect over internet (from Win7 RDP client) getting an error: Your computer can't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...