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

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Changed domain admin password and now RDPMan logs me off servers with Error 2823

I had to change my domain admin password today and since on several servers I will get randomly booted/disconnected with the following error: Disconnected from <server> (Error 2823) I cannot ...
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Terminal Server trying to connect to 1433/tcp on client

We are facing a strange issue here. Everytime a user connects via RDP client to one of our terminal server, the server itself tries to establish a connection via 1433/tcp to the client (and even ...
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RDP to remote Natted machines [closed]

I currently have a situation where I have around 20 machines across 7 or so locations where each of those locations is firewalled. We need to be able to pull up a remote desktop on these machines ...
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Using ssh tunnel to RDP into internal network [closed]

I'm a newbie to tunneling and can't figure this one out. I have an externally available computer, let's call it example.com, which is Unix. In its internal network there is a Windows machine I want ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Remote Desktop Users Group resetting members to SIDS

Server 2008 R2 server that several users in the domain (non-domain admins) need to be able to remote to -- added them to a security group in AD ("HPS-BS"), added that security group to Local group of ...
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TS_Block and Windows 2008

I am running a Windows 2008 Server and I have installed ts_block on it to help block RDP brute force attempts on the server. Question 1: What I wanted to know is there any benefit for me using ...
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Remote desktop clients : saved password lost

We use remote desktop on a regular basis ( about 40 clients ). On the client computers we save the passwords in Remote desktop connection ( by checking the checkbox 'save credentials'). Doing this ...
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Accessing Remote Desktop on multiple windows machines behind NAT

Our company has multiple Windows servers running behind a NAT firewall. We would like to provide Remote Desktop access to these machines to our users. One of the solutions is by port forwarding. We ...
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Automatic assignment of remote desktop

Is there a way to direct the user automatically to his own PC when Remote Desktop is launched (rather than having the user type in the PC name), other than use pre-saved rdp files? The situation is ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 STD doesn't accept first attempt to RDP

I have a terminal server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and there is strange issue that I cannot connect to the server via RDP when I try to do this for the first time, but after first ...
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How to configure a Remoteapp server to increase stability

RemoteApp is Instable According to my experience, Remote Desktop connections (especially RemoteApp connections) suffer from several instablities, which manifest themselves especially when using ...
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Restore default RDP administrative session on Windows Server 2012 after trial RDS is expired

When installing Windows Server 2012, one of the roles selected was for the Remote Desktop Services (RDS). During this trial period we were able to access the server remotely using the default 2 ...
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Test Multiple Server for login (WIndows 2008)

I currently run a PING sanity check test (batch file with result file) on over 80 servers in 4 environment. But, even if we "ping" ok 100% of the servers, it doesn't mean that the machine are working ...
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Remotely enable remote desktop on Windows server 2008

So I got myself in a complicated situation. I have my Windows server 2008 box, currently with no monitor, keyboard or mouse attached to it (I set it up once, enabled remote connection and detached all ...
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Remote desktop and 3G mobile broadband, timeouts

I work as a developer / tech-supporter at my current company. The company has 100-120 employees each of which have a company supplied laptop with a built-in 3G modem. Employees are scattered ...
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How to make RDP drive redirection read-only?

I have linux clients that connect to my Windows Server 2008 using xfreerdp. The clients have a single folder that is redirected to the Windows server and this works fine. My question is if there is ...
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RDP connection, where Windows stores passwords?

I have a .rdp file with all my configurations but no password field. When I double click it, RDP opens my desktop correctly. My question is: where Windows stores my rdp account password? Thanks.
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with windows remote desktop is it worth turning off TLS 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 TLS. This is because with TLS 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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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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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 connecting via RDP 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 ...
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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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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 ...