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

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MSTSC connection quality vs RDS via Connection Broker connection quality

We have a site in the USA which has a fixed VPN into our Datacentre in the UK via a 100Mb Leaseline. Our Datacentre Environment is a 2012 R2 Session Collection of RDS Servers, using Microsoft ...
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Debugging slow Quickbooks in multi-user mode

Building 1: Main QB server with 15 users Building 2: 12 users accessing the QB server There is no sluggishness in building 1. Building 2 has issues. They can RDP to the server fine with no lag but ...
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FreeRDP USB Redirection Not Working on Hyper-V?

I have compiled FreeRDP from the tip of the Master branch on (and for), an ARM v7 processor, (see cmake command line below). It all seems to build correctly and the basic xfreerdp client works for a ...
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RDP successful but RPC server unavailable error for QWINSTA

I am using Windows 7 machine as a client. The server is a Windows Server 2008 machine. When I access the server using Remote Desktop Application (mstsc), it is successfully connected. But when I ...
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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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Controlling rdp listener connections from command line

RPD on my windows 2003 server sometimes becomes incapable to accept connections. But netstat shows that port is listened. c:\> netstat -ano | find "3389" TCP 192.168.1.1:3389 0.0.0.0:0 ...
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SSH reverse tunnel for Windows RDP

Microsoft RDP seems to behave strangely when forwarded via ssh reverse (-R) tunnel. Some products can handle it without a problem (i.e. tunnelier) some fail (libssh2, putty). When connected, the ...
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RDP or SSH connection trough Windows 2008 server VPN hang after a while

I have been experiencing a very strange issue with our VPN setup on Windows Server 2008. That server is running as a Xen Virtual Machine. We use it for two purposes, permit our mobile workers to ...
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HP Compaq T20 Thin Clients & Windows Server 2008 R2: RDP Disconnects instantly

I have some HP Compaq T20 Thin Clients connecting to a Windows Server 2003. Now I want to upgrade to 2008 R2, so I tested a trial installation with remote desktop in administration mode. So I try to ...
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RDP Farm - External Connections

We have originally had a TS running simply by RDPing through port 3389 from an external IP. We now need to replace what we have, and I would like to use a farm as we want to give users a single ...
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Can I use SSL certificate generated for a specific website for an rdp session

On our Windows Server 2008 R2 we host a website. This website uses an SSL certificate generated by a certificate authority. During a recent security scan of the server, we discovered that the rdp ...
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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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Can you change the RemoteApp location of a published app?

We would like to be able to roll out new versions of an application in RemoteApp without having to kick off users. One idea was to publish the new version of the application in a different directory, ...
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RDP Sessions disconnect only on a few machines

I was hoping someone might be able to shed some light, I have a server 2012 terminal server and 10 windows 7 clients. All work fine apart from 2. When in the session they will disconnect and then ...
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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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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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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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Remmina TLS, NLA works, but high encryption fails

Remmina works fine with TLS and NLA. But if encryption is set to high instead of client compatible, then it stops working. Questions: 1. Why setting high encryption prevents connectivity? 2. What's ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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Cannot connect via RDP due to NLA error

I have one DC that also acts as a Hyper-V host. It hosts a build server, and a WDS server. Up until Daylight Savings happened a few days ago these were both working fine and I could remote in no ...
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Windows 8.1 RDP -shadow session

Is it possible to establish RDP shadow session in Win 8.1 Pro VM on Win 8.1 Pro Host? I can RDP into the VM from an external client (credentials saved): mstsc.exe /v:68.560.92.1 In the VM I ...
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Why does RDP freeze on Windows Server 2008 R2 in a virtual machine during high load?

We have noticed a problem where remote desktop sessions to a server will freeze when the server has high CPU load. Environment: VMWare ESX 4.0u1. Guest OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 (this is the ...
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Attach certificate to remote desktop connection - not gateway services

I have a Windows server that I want to attach a 3rd party signed certificate for remote desktop connections. This is not a remote desktop services server, i.e. it is just remote desktop ...
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Configure custom SSL certificate for RDP on Windows Server 2012?

I have been trying to get an installation of Remote Desktop Services deployed using Server 2012. I have now run into a problem where I need to use a certificate other than the self-signed cert from ...
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Use different thinstation network configuration files for diffrent OS booting through PXE

I want to use thinstation to boot to RDP client which connects to either Ubuntu or Windows server 2008 R2. The user should be able to choose which OS they want to connect to. I've added the following ...
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What causes Remote Desktop to pause/freeze temporarily after being minimized?

I often work between multiple windows when using Remote Desktop and when I maximize a previously minimized window it appears to freeze for a time and need to reconnect. Sometimes is turns out to be ...
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Debian / Linux xrdp

I installed xrdp on Debian Wheezy (+vnc4server as a dependency) and I have 3 questions: 1) Is there any way to recconet user to previous xrdp sessman-Xvnc session? If user change his resolution or ...
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Wyse S50 RDP Failure

Background: I've got a LAN with about 6 Wyse S10 terminals, these terminals are serviced by a Microsoft 2008 R2 server with Remote Desktop Services enabled and 10 CALs assigned. I needed another ...
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Server 2012 RemoteApp Disconnects/Reconnects Constantly

I have remote desktop services running on Server 2012 with high availability. I'm running 3 gateways and a farm of session host servers. Gateways all seem to be running fine, they take connections no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RDP Connection fails on certain setup

I have a set of boxes at my disposal running Win 2k8R2 that I regularly need to connect to using Win RDP from my local workstation that is running XP. We are in the middle of a migration to Win7 as ...
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Disable Clipboard Mapping for RDP VPN Users

On Windows, Terminal Services configuration allows you to enable or disable 'Clipboard Mapping' for RDP. However, is it possible to selectively enable or disable this? i.e. If I want to enable ...
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Remote desktop session freeze and disconnect

Problem: Intermittent rdp session freeze up. Effects most user RDP sessions not all. Some times the freeze may disconnect the RDP session and reconnect. This can happen 1 or 2 time per day or may ...
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Why can't certain users copy and paste between local session and Remote Desktop session?

I have two users experiencing this problem and I've gone through all the possible fixes I can find with no luck. I'm hoping someone has another idea. Here is the info to clarify the problem. 2 users ...
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running Remote Desktop Gateway and Exchange server roles against one IP?

I'm interested in running Exchange server roles and RDP (Remote Desktop Gateway) on the same internet facing system. If anyone has any tricks or tips for getting this working, similar to in SBS11, ...
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Outlook 2010 stuck on “Loading Profile” for terminal server users

We've got a Server2008R2 functioning as a terminal server. Users attempting to open Outlook10 on this server get stuck at "Loading Profile" Sometimes a username\password field will come up after ...
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Remote Desktop Gateway and slow performance

Some of my users are complaining that RDP performance is very bad. For instance scrolling results in a very a laggy experience. They're connecting through windows 7 clients. I've tried reducing color ...
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Corrupted RDP Certificate

One of our machines crashed earlier, so I connected to it to find out what the issue was. It has been spitting out the following error in the logs for the past couple of days apparently... The RDP ...
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How to allow RDP through IPSEC using netsh advfirewall command

I have an offsite windows server 2008 R2 server. And an ipsec tunnel set on our router here plus a connection security rule in Advanced Firewall on the server. I have ssh access to the console on the ...
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RDP two factor authentication with login, pass and self-signed certificate

Is there any way to configure remote desktop authentication to require not only the windows login and password, but also a self-signed certificate to be installed on the client machine? All windows ...
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how can I prevent system changes w/o Group Policy Object (GPO)?

I'm getting started with running a terminal server on a virtual private hosted site. The host operator disallows many security systems including access to the group policy editor (GPO). The problem ...
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When disconnecting session keep active desktop session Windows server 2012

I have a VPS with Windows server 2012. When disconnecting the remote connection with my physical computer, the desktop of the VPS becomes inactive, it logs off. However, I need to keep the virtual ...
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Windows 2012 Server WinLogon error

I recently installed Windows 2012 and am having problems with two items. RDP fails to connect after a short period of inactivity and after the initial system startup the console ctl-alt-del fails to ...
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Enable UDP protocol in Remote Desktop Connection

I have a computer to which I am connecting via RDP. However, using the default Windows applications (Remote Desktop Connection) probably will not use UDP port. By clicking the connection information ...