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

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Ping not answered to hyper-v vw machine and not remote desktop

I got three vhdx files. One for SQL-server, one for AD and the other one is SharePoint. Inside Hypver-v manager, I created three Virutal Machines for those three vhdx files and chose same Internal ...
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How can I check what machines I'm logged into within a domain?

I often find myself RDP into multiple machines and have the connection time out, keeping me logged in. I then forget where I've been and my account stays logged in, blocking other users from accessing ...
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RDP double login (credentials dont work) [closed]

I have recently got the problem with one (1) of my RDP connections that it dont log me in with the applied credentials. I get to the "choose user" page and then I can login with the same credentials. ...
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User domain CA to create a UCC cert

We have 30+ RDS servers and use a hardware load balancer. I'm trying to figure out how to generate a UCC cert from our in house CA. Anyone point me in the right direction to do so? Need to alias all ...
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Self Signed Certificate for RDP over Internet - Why Not?

I was recently informed on SF that using a self-signed certificate for RDP over a public interface is not recommended. In this particular scenario, I'd like to understand more about why. The ...
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Poor mouse update rate on Windows RDP Client

I'm using a terminal server for inking on documents in EMR (eCW). When connecting to the same terminal server (2008 R2) the Windows RDP clients have a very slow mouse move update rate. The Mac RDP ...
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RDP Certificate/s for Static IP+Port/s

I need to RDP into multiple machines behind an external static IP. The method I'm using is to port forward selected ports to a target IP:3389. E.g. forward 100.110.120.130:10001 to 192.168.1.101:...
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Unable to connect via RDP to Windows Server instance on AWS EC2

Below is a link to the instructions that allow you to connect to your AWS EC2 virtual private server, for an instance based on a Windows Server template during the AWS EC2 instance wizard. So far, I'...
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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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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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Unstick a reboot when PsKill doesn't work

I tried to remote into a server today and got stuck during login. So I tried to reboot with: shutdown -r -m \\computername -t 10 -f And nothing seemed to happen. So I tried it again and got: ...
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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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Unknown and strange RDP successful logins in EventViewer

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with a valid IP, and recently I've found hundreds of unknown and strange RDP successful logins logged in EventViewer. Here are some details: They are not similar to ...
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Determine hostname of Windows system on network

I need to determine the hostname of a remote Windows system. Typical DNS-based methods don't work in my situation. ping -a 1.1.1.1 nslookup 1.1.1.1 nbtstat -a -n 1.1.1.1 Ideally, to determine what ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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?