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

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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 ...
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How to keep user logged-in when disconnecting from RDP session

I connecting remotely using remote desktop to windows 7 client when i disconnect the session it automatically logged-out the user in the remote client. I want to keep the user logged-in on the remote ...
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Using CA certificate for Remote Desktop Connection

I’m connecting over the web to a remote Windows Server 2012 R2 via Remote Desktop Connection for administration needs. It is a single web and database server without an AD etc. I’m not talking ...
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Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer

At our office, any of our Windows 7 Clients get this error message when we try and RDP to a remote W2K8 Server outside of the office :- Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved ...
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Is there a replacement for the removed “Windows System Resource Manager” feature in the Windows Server 2012 R2 release?

Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) has been removed in Windows Server 2012 R2, and I need a replacement. I'm running a small RDP server on 2012 R2 Standard. It only has 8 GB of RAM and I need a ...
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How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM running on Windows Azure. I want to enable the ability for 2 simultaneous administrative sessions over Remote Desktop. This is permitted under the EULA for Windows ...
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Is it possible for a Scheduled Task to perform a graphical (interactive) logon or use a script to do the same?

I'd like to have a Scheduled Task (or a script of some sort) perform an automated interactive logon at a given time on Windows Server 2003. The reason is in this question I've asked a short while ...
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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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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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How to get Faster RDP

We are using Windows 2008 R2 and connecting to it from Windows 7 boxes. The RDP is faster than before but we want to know if there are any other solutions that will make it faster. Due to licensing ...
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How do I disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RDP?

Our credit card processor recently notified us that as of June 30, 2016 we will need to disable TLS 1.0 to remain PCI compliant. I tried to be proactive by disabling TLS 1.0 on our Windows Server 2008 ...
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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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How to allow RDP access based on client certificate

How can I limit (RDP) access to a Windows Server not only by username/password but also with a client certificate? Imagine creating a certificate and copying this to all computers from which I want ...
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Remote desktop sessions - Unwanted automatic log off after period of time

I'm having an issue whenever I connect to any of our servers via RDP - After a certain period of time, it seems to close these sessions, closing all the applications i had open etc... This is ...
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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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Remote Desktop Security

I currently run Remote Desktop on my home computer (Vista Ultimate). It is always on so I can access things from my home computer when I am not there. I have a linksys firewall and use port forwarding ...
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No RDP after Server 2008 R2 SP1 install

I've painted myself into a corner. I've just installed Service Pack 1 on a Windows 2008 R2 server that is hosted in a remote datacentre with no possibility of logging in with a 'real' screen and ...
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Secure remote RDP worker prevent file transfer

I have a software development machine that will be accessed remotely via RDP, it is a virtual machine running as a guest in Hyper-V. A hardware firewall is in place to prevent internet access or ...
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How do i change Active Directory Password in Windows 2012 Terminal Server without Using CTRL ALT

How do I change Active Directory Password in Windows 2012 Terminal Server without Using CTRL+ALT I can't use CTRL+ALT+END And CTRL+ALT+DEL Is there any other method for invoking the Security Screen ?
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RemoteApp .rdp embed creds?

Windows 2008 R2 server running Remote Desktop Services (what we used to call Terminal Services back in the olden days). This server is the entry point into a hosted application -- you could call it ...
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Changing the login timeout for Windows Remote Desktop Services

At our school we use thin clients that connect to a Windows 2008 R2 server using Remote Desktop Services. This works very well. One problem we still have is the login timeout for the RDP connection. ...
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Require TLS on RDP for all connections

I have a 2008 DC and a 2008 AD CS server and a Windows 7 client. What I would like is to require the certificate to be used when RDPing to the server. The certificate is valid, and if I connect ...
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Can not RDP to Win 2003 box or initiate remote restart

I've got a Windows 2003 server that's at my remote data center. This morning I tried to connect to it via RDP, but the connection fails with the following error: This computer can't connect to the ...
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TS Gateway support for Mac?

With Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services you can utilise the Terminal Services Gateway Server to allow RDP access over 443, eliminating the need for VPNs or firewall re-configurations for external ...
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Run RDP Session with only 1 Program

I'm running a Windows Server 2008 box and would like to have users login via RDP, but only be able to run 1 program and if they close the program, to log off the session. Is this possible? The ...
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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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What makes RDP so great? Is it really faster than connecting to a VM via admin console?

I use VMWare Workstation as my virtualisation application, however, everyone really belives as RDP being the ultimate way to connect to a VM due to speed. What makes RDP so great? Also, I remember ...
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Windows Server 2008 doesn't respond after Windows update

I have leased a Windows Web Server 2008 x64 machine (AMD). Normally I have access via RDP but since the latest Windows Update the machine seems not to complete boot anymore and I don't have access to ...
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RemoteApp idle time before disconnecting

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with RemoteApp service installed. I have published a certain application and created an RDP file for it. After the user has finished using this remote application and ...
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Initial RDP Connection to Windows 10 slow to connect

When connecting to Windows 10 via RDP, the connection seems to hang for a while before actually connecting. Before migrating to Windows 10, this was not an issue. What is the recommended way to ...
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Slow Network Printing over OpenVPN / Windows Server 2008

Our setup is as follows: Two offices (A and B) connected with OpenVPN Access Server. One Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Housed in remote datacenter. Terminals at both offices connect through RDP ...
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Install Certificate in RDP-TCP properties

I'm trying to get certificates to work on our Windows 2008 Terminal server. Currently when we log on using RDP 6.1 client we get an certificate warning saying that the rdp.geas.local certificate is ...
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MS licensing of multiple RDP sessions for non-MS products in Windows XP Pro [closed]

Question 1) and 2) were moved into separate thread Which Windows remote connections bypass LSA? and what r definitions of login vs. logon session? 3) Do I understand correctly that multiple remote ...
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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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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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Create self-signed terminal services certificate and install it

The server RDP certificate expires every 6 months and is automatically recreated, meaning I need to re-install the new certificate on the client machines to allow users to save password. Is there a ...
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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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Remotely set VNC service password

After a Windows update I cannot connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine via RDP. As an alternative, I remotely installed UltraVNC using PsExec. The WinVNC service starts successfully but when I try ...
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Mikrotik router RDP brute force blocking with whitelist

Masters, We have a miktorik router, and we would like to block RDP brute force, but we need whitelist also to allow our collegaues to connect without blocking them. (they sometimes hitting wrong ...
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Outbound RDP session from XP SP3 fails, but port 3389 is reachable

I can telnet 192.168.10.10 3389 and get a connection. But RDP client to 192.168.10.10 immedietly bails (less than 1 sec) "connect" button greys briefly, RDP app remains on screen. Have tried these ...
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Binding the RDP listener to 127.0.0.1 only

I'm trying to bind the remote desktop listener to 127.0.0.1 on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise. I tried tscc.msc but it only lets you choose a certain physical adapter. Also by quickly glancing over ...
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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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Remote Desktop session remote control always returns Error 5: Access denied

I am having problems to shadow the remote desktop session of a user on a Windows Server 2008 R2. If I log on as local administrator on the server with RDP and shadow the session of a domain user that ...
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What happens to a Windows 7 workstation that acts as an RDP host?

I have observed that multiple things "change" on a PC or VM (either running Win7 Pro) when a machine rdp's to the system: There is a networking change of some kind. This might be a change in the ...
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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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How does acting as an RDP host affect UDP visibility/routing?

This is an odd one. First, THIS IS NOT A NETWORKING ISSUE. This is an "rdp host behavior" that can be seen, from one persective, via the behavior of an RDP app. (see What happens to a Windows 7 ...
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How secure exactly is RDP

I have a few Windows machines I need to open up, but I was wondering: how secure is RDP? I already found documents like this explaining how to improve security, so obviously it is not very secure by ...
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RDP Connectivity to Windows Server 2003 Servers Intermittently Lost After Date Changes

Connectivity via RDP to our Microsoft Windows Server 2003 web and database servers unpredictably drops at varying points after we change the server dates. It usually occurs when we leave the server ...
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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?