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

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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 ...
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Remote Desktop working in LAN, but not over WAN

We have a server with Remote Desktop enabled, but we can only access the server from inside the LAN. Port forwarding on port 3389 is set up on the gateway/modem (Comcast SMCD3G) and canyouseeme.org ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server with 2 ip address, how to only enable RDP to one address

As the title says we have a Windows 2008 R2 Server with 2 IP address. Currently, we can connect via RDP to both IP addresses, however, we want to block/disable RDP connections that attempt to connect ...
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RDP forwarding on HP/UX machine

I have a setup that consists of a HPUX machine that acts as a router and has a set of windows machines sitting behind it. I have given the HPUX box 3 external IP address on our main network so we can ...
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Need to push or setup rdp to and pc's to domain

I have about 8 PCs and I need to add them to the domain but I am out of the office for a few weeks. I would need to remote into these computers that I know. How can I RDP into a computer that is not ...
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How do I connect to an RD farm using the farm name?

New to RD... I'd think this a very obvious question but my web searches come up dry... I've got two Server 2012 servers, call them ALPHA and BETA. ALPHA is an RD Gateway, RD Connection Broker, and ...
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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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Linux: serial port forwarding via RDP to Windows machine

I'm trying to redirect serial device on /dev/ttyUSB0 to RDP session with Windows (XP or server 2003) through FreeRDP or rdesktop. Like this for example: xfrerdp /a:serial,COM3,/dev/ttyUSB0 /v:server ...
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blocked all but 2 ips for remote desktop services in windows firewall still getting bad logins

I have the following firewall setup in my Advanced Windows Firewall screen: If I understand it correctly, only the two ips I have listed should be able to connect to my remote desktop service. ...
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Issues trying to RDC into Win7 domain member

I have one workstation Win 7 Pro, that we can't RDC to ONLY WHEN IT'S CONFIGURED IN THE DOMAIN, regardless of the logaon with IP or DNS Name, using Admin user ID for domain and even the local machine ...
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Start /WAIT RDP FIle in Windows 8

I am not sure if I should post this one here or in StackOverflow. I want a BAT that opens a RDP connection file and then, when the connection is closed, logoff the machine. start /WAIT ...
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How to use 'disk from remote desktop connection' on Windows Server Core?

When using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection, one can set certain local drives to be available on the remote machine. On the remote box they show up in Explorer as 'E on LOCALBOX' and provide a ...
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Linux thin client OS supporting RDP 7.1 and PXE?

We are trying to come up with a workable solution for a number of branch offices. Thin clients (based on existing PC hardware) need to connect back to a Windows 2008 R2 RDS server farm with load ...
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Windows Rdp stopped working

One of our servers mysteriously stopped accepting rdp connection this week. We did apply some updates in December 2012. So I thought the solution provided at http://msitpros.com/?p=1293 would solve ...
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RDP application icon quality comparison

Not sure if this post belongs here, but: Does anyone know why the desktop and over all icon quality in server 2008 is so much lower compared to 2012 when using RDP? And if it can be changed? VNC ...
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Enable Sound for RDP in Windows Server 2012

I am loving remote desktop in Windows Server 2012. One problem - I can't figure out how to enable sound. The usual remote desktop/terminal services tools are missing in 2012. (See tsconfig.msc / ...
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Remote Desktop won't launch program upon user login

I'm using Windows 2008 R2 server and am trying to get it to launch a program automatically when a user logs in via Remote Desktop. RDP will bring up the desktop, and the program runs perfectly when ...
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After getting disconnected RDP connection from server 2003 unable to connect again

Sometimes i get disconnected from my Windows Server 2003 VPS (mostly due to internet outages). When i try to log in after that i get the following error message: This Computer can't connect to the ...
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MSTSC.EXE running in place of Explorer.exe USB Issues

We are using mstsc to replace explorer.exe on our thin clients. Everything works as intended except usb redirection. We have a USB device plugged into the thin client (thumbprint device). If I go ...
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How can I have two users working in one session on Windows 2008 R2 over RDP?

I'm looking for a way where two users can work off one VPS running Windows 2008 R2. The goal is to have all of the programs being shared, and viewed together - I guess like remote control. They need ...
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How to restrict RDP access to certain domain admins?

We have some domain admins on the Windows domain. We want to restrict some of them from accessing certain servers via RDP (mstsc.exe). But we still want them to be domain admins. So in the end, some ...
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SSH Tunnel for RDP [closed]

I have my PC in LAN at work (PC-WORK 192.168.1.x) and a SSH server with one interface looking at LAN (PC-SSH 192.168.1.xx) and WAN (88.88.88.88) What I need is to get Remote Desktop to PC-WORK from ...
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Create a Lockout policy for RDP

In my city there was a recent incident that some hackers login to a server by using brute force attack on RDP. I have got a server and I want to enable some security policy to lockout the account if ...
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Windows 7 RDP Security

I use RDP on Windows 7 (SP1) to connect to Windows Server 2008. There is no SSL I have setup on the server yet which I will do. Before that I just wondering if the connection to the server is secure ...
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Does Citrix XenApp use less network traffic than VNC or Remote Desktop?

I read in Wikipedia that XenApp is based on GDI commands sent over the network instead of based on images sent over the network like VNC does; does XenApp use less network traffic then Terminal ...
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OpenVPN resets connection repeadly

I have a OpenVPN server installed in an Amazon instance with Windows Server 2008 R2, and there's my client. First i connect to my VPN For some reason when i try to connect to my VPN server and RDP to ...
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Block RDP to the public IP

I run some windows 2012 servers with my host, softlayer. Now they have a public and private network adapter. I want to disable RDP to the public IP. For server 2008, the steps are as follows: ...
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Suspicious activity on port 3389. Has my system been compromised? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with a compromised server? Today I opened TCPView to see what was causing a lot of outbound network activity and could only identify svchost.exe on port ...
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Server freeze restarted quickly so how do I find what went wrong?

I have a SQL SERVER DB running on a windows server 2008 (VMWare) Yesterday I could not RDP to it so I ended some RDP sessions which were left logged in. This seemed to solve the problem. However last ...
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Can you run a packet capture (wireshark) while rdped to a server?

I want to run a packet capture while rdped into a box. I'm pretty sure it won't drop the connection to the server (a server with one nic). I tested on VMs and it seems fine. Am I missing something?
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Stopping local drive mappings from transfering to a RDP session

We have a SQL server that locally has about 6 physical drives mapped. However let's say G: is a mount point to the SAN, if I connect with my local machine and have a personal folder mapped locally as ...
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Running the RDP Client through Citrix XenApp

Are there any good reasons to publish remote desktop software using XenApp? For example, can ICA improve the connection in low bandwidth situations?
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MSTSC Not working, disconnects shortly after connecting

I'm currently having a problem connecting remotely to a server. It is a brand new build Windows 2008 R2, remote users are enabled. I'm trying to connect from a Windows 7 machine. Everytime I ...
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Newly installed Windows Server 2003 R2 Missing Remote Tab In Properties Window

EDIT I figured out the problem. Turns out that tab does not show up if you're not logged in as Administrator. Thanks for the help regardless. I just installed Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 ...
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Windows 2008 R2 remote desktop - Double Login

After an Active Directory fail RDP connection started to ask for credentials twice (once on local RDP program, second time on remote's logon screen) I already looked at Windows 2008 R2 RDS - Double ...
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Can I disable sticky keys through a Group Policy for all users?

Our users are constantly managing to turn sticky keys on and then call tech support because their keys are bring up windows instead of typing letters. Is there a way to disable StickyKeys in Group ...
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remote desktop services, cannot RDP to session host, always get gateway

I have RDS setup as 1 server hosting broker, web access, and gateway 2 servers as session hosts in a farm called farm1. Remoteapps work fine. So does the RDP app on the in the remoteapp list. ...
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Looking for input on Windows+Mac Clients setup

I'm in the process of building the architecture for a new SMB. Some decisions have already been made, but I'm looking for some input from the community. Basically, the fundamental problem I'm trying ...
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Configure custom SSL certificate for RDP on Windows Server 2012 in Remote Administration mode?

So the release of Windows Server 2012 has removed a lot of the old Remote Desktop related configuration utilities. In particular, there is no more Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration utility ...