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

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VPN and RDP gateway to replace teamviewer [on hold]

Looking for a free way to get the same functionality out of a VPN with RDP that you would expect from teamviewer. 1: Would using a pwnat proxy serer to connect to an internal VPN server over ssh ...
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Cannot RDP into Windows 7 over VPN

The exact scenario where it fails: I am unable to RDP into any Windows 7 or 2008 R2 servers within a certain subnet, while connected to the network via VPN. Windows 7 Client connected through the ...
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server gets disconnected suddenly within 2 or 3 seconds after connecting

Not sure Is this an issue with OS configuration or with my VRD (VisionApp Remote Desktop) application. I have some servers in an environment, all with win 2008R2 OS. And I take RDP to these machines ...
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Video recording of multiple RDP sessions Windows Server 2012 R2 [on hold]

We're currently deploying industrial IT solutions where end users launch applications running on Windows 2012 R2 clusters via RDP thin clients. We typically monitor closely the whole solution for ...
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MSTSC + gateway crashes on auto reconnect

We have an application that is used as a RemoteApp. Users access the RemoteApp via gateway. We are experiencing crashes with users running MSTSC v.6.3 on Win64 (tested with Windows 7 and Windows 8) ...
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Configuring Remote Shut Down with UPS

A similar question has been asked but there are differences to my situation. 1) A Hyper-V Core machine running three VMs (XPProSP3) (Win2003SP2) it is a system we inherited and migrated from Physical ...
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Mouse cursor getting disabled after open MS SQL in server 2012R2 RDP [on hold]

The mouse cursor is getting disabled after opening MS SQL2012 in a Windows Server 2012R2 RDP connection. How can I fix this?
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Allow remote desktop service to dc from specified computers

I'm planning an architecture of secure terminals only to access DC's. So i have 2 computers which are secure and if i want to connect to the dc's i will have to log into those computers So what i ...
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Windows Server 2008 RDP-TCP Certificate keeps going back to Auto generated

Our servers undergo periodic PCI compliance scans and we have a Windows 2008 server machine that we have port 3389 open for RDP. It is secured with SSL, but it is failing the scan because their test ...
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Audit RDP security layer used for each logon

I'm looking for a way to monitor the security layer used when a user log on a windows 2012 R2 server with RDP (SSL or RDP, encryption level). I haven't found anything useful in "Advanced Audit Policy ...
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How can I get the IP address of a remote desktop client? And how can I trigger a shell command upon RDP connect?

Is there a way to determine the IP address of a remote desktop client using PowerShell (or some other method) on the server? (Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 is what I'm using) EDIT: I find that I can ...
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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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RDP Disconnected! Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed

We restarted our Windows 2003 server R2 last night (09/27) and since that day we can not connect through RDP. We have this kind of error using mRemote: RDP Disconnected! Error Code: 2308 Error ...
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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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Windows 10: Disable local auto log off when someone is connecting via RDP

We have an Intel Compute Stick with Windows 10 connected to a monitor, used as a welcome-screen in our company. The goal is to connect via RDP to this welcome-screen to display PowerPoint ...
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Remote Desktop Connection through VPN

A little about our setup and what I'm trying to do: All machines in question running Windows 8.1 Pro Remote machine users connect to our internal network with Cisco Systems VPN Client 5.0.07.0440 ...
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Windows 10 RDP Connection doesn't show credentials dialog

I can't seem to find anything about this anywhere. I'm using Windows 10 (not Insider Preview), and have the latest updates. Whenever I attempt to remotely connect to any server using RDP, I see the ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issues

I have machines on another network, I am finding some strange behavior. I can RDP onto some machines, other machines I receive this error. Logon: "You must be granted the Allow log on through the ...
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RDP error while trying to establish connection

I get this message while trying to connect to a remote host through RDP (I'd like to point out the fact that until yesterday things went smoothly) This computer can't connect to the remote computer. ...
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Unable to RDP into new and old Windows instances

Since this morning, I'm unable to RDP into my new and old Windows EC2 instances. Below are the things I have tried already: I've tried creating instances using: a. Windows Server 2012 R2 Base b. ...
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Unable to RDP to a remote server — my user just stopped working

We have three servers hosted by Rackspace. I am using mRemoteNG to connect to all three. Historically, no problem. I could RDP to all three no problem. Then yesterday, one of them stopped letting ...
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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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Error: Unable to display RD Web Access… after hitting refresh in IE

Just setup a RDS environment with Windows Server 2012 R2 (Broker/WebAccess/RDSH/Gateway/SSL). Everything runs fine except for when you use IE to access the Web Access and hit the "Refresh" on the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection stops working when connection is closed

I just started using a new HP laptop with Windows 8.1 using the same domain account I've used for years. I can remote desktop to any server / VM on the local network, however when I disconnect the ...
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Linux rdp client problems connecting to 2012 VDI collection

Well, I´ve implemented a Windows 2012 RDS VDI infrastructure, with 2 VDI collections: one with Windows 7 and other with Windows 10. I can connect to any collection using Windows RDP Client. I´m trying ...
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Enabling SSL for Remote Desktop

Ok so I'm trying to remove a number of my systems from our Nessus scan from having this medium vulnerability. Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Server Man-in-the-Middle Weakness I set the ...
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TLSv1.2 enabled RDP client for Redhat/CentOS?

We have just hardened our windows servers to use TLSv1.2 for RDP. I was using freerdp and rdesktop from linux as RDP clients but both seem to not work with TLSv1.2. Any ideas regarding what Linux ...
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Cant RDP into server 2012 after VPN role added

Hi I installed the VPN role whilst connected to my remote Windows 2012 server via RDP. As soon as the service started my RDP session was ended and I can no longer reconnect. I also cannot connect via ...
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RDP Crashes After Entering Password

Recently I've been trying to login to various machines via RDP and am getting the following error my Windows 10 workstation: Faulting application name: mstsc.exe, version: 10.0.10586.0, time stamp: ...
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How to secure AD administration with MFA

I'm evaluating an MFA solution such as Duo or Okta (any one have an opinion on that?). Adding MFA to web logins is straight forward but I want to add another layer of security to our Active Directory ...
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RDP 6.1.7600 Bug - Cannot remote connect to clients using NeoWare Thin Clients

I've noticed a bug with RDP 6.1.7600. When I try to remote control another user on our Windows Server 2003 machine, I get an error that says "because of a protocol error, this session will be ...
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Remote Desktop Services role - Do I need it in order to use MSTSC (RDP/RDC) in my domain?

Greetings and thanks for reading (apologies for the length). I'm a new Sys Admin and I have a (potentially silly) question for the more seasoned veterans. I'm migrating our primary Domain Controller ...
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RDP - Remote Desktop disconnected, Error 2308 socket closed

Trying to RDP to a server I get this: Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed I see this on some of my Windows 2003 servers after reboots. Not every reboot, mind you. Usually after Windows ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Limit number of sessions created by a PARTICULAR user

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which can be connected by my guest user through RDP to access a custom desktop application. I want to limit each user to be able to access the custom desktop ...
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2008R2 mstsc RDP log in via system service

I have a windows service which monitors the local RDP server and ensures that certain local users' sessions are logged on and active. It does this by waiting on WTSWaitSystemEvent and checking the ...
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Lost RDP access to VM azure after firewall changes

I have an Azure virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. Mistakenly changed the windows firewall setting to Block all incoming connection including those in the allowed list Now i am unable to ...
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Login error with Remote Desktop to Ubuntu server

I use Ubuntu Cloud Guest account and install xrdp (sudo apt-get install xrdp) then I use Remote Desktop Connection of Windows to remote it. But on login step I always get this error after I enter ...
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Connecting to Remote Desktop using proxy and Remote Desktop Gateway?

I have setup a Remote Desktop Gateway server using Windows Server 2012 R2. I am using the Remote Desktop Gateway as an intermediary between to provide the remote desktop session over 443 since 3389 is ...
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How to allow active directory users to remote desktop in?

This is my first time setting up or even using active directory. I set it up, and added the computers(Actually VMs in Hyper V) to the active directory, and if if I use hyper-V to connect to the VMs, ...
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Windows 2012 R2 - RDP properties?

Where did the Remote Desktop Services properties go in 2012 R2? In 2008 R2, we had the RDP-TCP connections properties... where did all that go in 2012 R2?
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Clipboard stops working on TS 2012R2

I have more or less the same problem described in this post: Clipboard Stops Working over RDP? I would understand when a 13 years old program has some problems/bugs but I have repeating problems that ...
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Remote Desktop Session disconnects sporadically

Problem: RDP session disconnect and reconnect. Effects most user RDP sessions not all. Some remote users on our server sporadically gets disconnected. Their remote session freezes and they get a small ...
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How to disable TLS 1.0 in Windows 2012 RDP

Background: The only thing I can find on how to do this relates to RDP on windows 2008, which seems to have something called "Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration" in Administrative Tools. This ...
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Why won't RDP accept my stored credentials, and makes me manually enter it every time?

Trying to log in to an Amazon EC2 instance (running Windows Server 2012 R2) via RDP. It works, and I can connect, but having saved the credentials that worked, they never seem to be accepted on ...
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How to install RDP Client Access License trial or use its grace period?

We want to have multiple active sessions in Windows Server 2012. Each active session will run an app to which one user will be connected. The problem is that we can not keep more than 2 sessions ...
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Import RDP file into Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7

I have been using Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 for a while now and enjoy using it a lot. What I have noticed is that there doesn't seem to be a way to import the connection settings ...
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Windows Server 2012 Foundation. Mouse stops working during RDP session

We have a strange problem under Windows Server 2012 foundation. All latest Auto updates are installed. We start an RDP session, and everything works ok. The problem is that in the moment we open ...
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Got VPN setup to AWS EC2, how to setup RDP access?

I setup OpenVPN on a AWS EC2 windows server and got my client pc to VPN successfully to the EC2 instance. How can I setup and allow RDP access? I want to allow access only when I VPN. I tried ...
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RDP over SSH for Windows 8/10 to use Jump Host

is anybody aware of a way to tunnel the Windows RDP client over SSH on Windows 8/10 to access the servers in the separate network? The scenario mostly is: SSH -> SSH gateway Jump Host -> Hosting ...
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Can't Remote Desktop To Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

I enabled RDP, set static IP address, created a local administrator account and made sure remote management was enabled. I can ping the server fine. On the client machine thats running Windows 10 I ...