Software and/or protocols allowing a user to access the graphical desktop on a system from a remote computer. Common protocols are RDP from Mirosoft, and RFB (used by VNC).

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Remote desktop disabled for oracle user

Recently while installing Oracle 12C DB on Windows server 2008 R2. I created an user called Oracle through the Oracle DB installation setup. Now am unable to login remotely into the machine with this ...
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What would cause Wyse C10LE Thin Clients to suddenly be unable to use dual displays after Windows Updates?

Problem We have a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1 Remote Desktop server with a handful of users logging in from Wyse C10LE thin clients running the Linux-based Wyse ThinOS. A user turned on ...
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How to find out what is causing a terminal server to use all of the RAM?

I have 4 terminal servers (ie. Server1, Server2, Server3, Server4) in a cluster environment. for some reason Server1 is always using up 90-100% of it's available RAM. The other servers are averaging ...
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How to check all RDP connections from central server

We currently have multiple servers where multiple users use the same account to log into a server. Eg. Say there are 3 Users ABC, XYZ, MNP where all users log into a server with the same user KLM. ...
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Could not Remote Login or Ping server [migrated]

This morning I applied the Windows updates on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. On system restart, I was no longer able to ping the system or log in remotely. This server is managed remotely, so I was not ...
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How to disable copy/paste and drive redirection in Remote Desktop Services

I recently setup a RDS server and it is working great, but I'm wanting to lock down the RDS so that when someone is on there they can't accidentally or purposely bring anything from their local ...
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Slow logon via Remote Desktop to Server 2012 and Smart Card service errors

Problem When I log on my Server 2012 R2 server via Remote Desktop, it sits at the logon screen for 10-20 seconds before logging me in. After logging in I found the following errors in the System ...
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I cannot connet to windows remote desktop by remmina from ubuntu 14.04?

In yesterday, i install a windows server 2008 r2 and enable remote desktop on it. Then from my ubuntu desktop by remmina i could connect it very well. Today, i cannot connect to it by remmina. I ...
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Use mandatory profiles on the RD Session Host server

I want to configure my Windows Server 2008 servers like this. A user logs on, they load a profile that has been configured for that server and no changes can be made to the profile. I want to do ...
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Multi-Monitor Remote Desktop [migrated]

Since going back to school (for my M.S. I went from SysAdmin to part-time/consultant), I'm frequently working from my home office, and I find myself often using remote desktop to work on specific ...
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“Wscript.echo” in place of Report.txt in VBS? [closed]

This script gets remote user's membership info and saves a report.txt as a result. Can this code be changed with wscript.echo in place of Report.txt. I tried to change it but i couldnt :( Thank you ...
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VPN users stuck on welcome screen then error (RDS)

I run a SBS environment with 2 RDP servers, over the past few months (unable to pinpoint the date/time) my remote (vpn) users are unable to connect to my Remote desktop servers. they get stuck on the ...
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KVM Windows 7 graphics performance using remote desktop

I'm have a Windows 7 installed as a KVM guest on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (headless server). Virtio driver is installed (for system disk). Graphics performance is bad due to lack of graphics driver - there ...
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Is AWS ELB a viable replacement of RDGW

tl;dr Is Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer a viable replacement for Remote Desktop Gateway? short enough; did read My client currently uses a remote desktop gateway with roughly 10 remote ...
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How to allow user to use RDP connection to windows azure Windows Server VM instance?

I created a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM instance in Windows Azure and I can connect to it. I created a new user account for my friend (*not admin). Opened new MSTSC instance and tried to connect to ...
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MS Azure WindowsServer2012R2-DatacenterEdition RemoteDesktop Shadow Session setup?

I use WindowsServer2012R2-DatacenterEdition as Microsoft Azure virtual machine instance and connect via RemoteDesktop. I'd like to use shadow session feature. Here's what I've done so far. 1 ...
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Remote Desktop: Works on one computer but not another

(also posted on stackoverflow and superuser) Finally switching from desktop to laptop at work. I use Remote Desktop quite a bit to access our server (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard). I can access ...
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Disable remote session timeout on Win Server 2012 R2

For botting purposes, I have to keep my Win Server 2012 R2 running without logging-off after I disconnect from Remote Session. Found information about it here: ...
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Is it possible to allow saved passwords for remote desktop in a domain environment?

I have checked the "remember password" and every single time, even if it connects correctly after I type a password and check the box, it does not allow subsequent logins using the stored password, ...
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Remote Desktop event ID 20499. No noticeable issues

I get a warning event with ID 20499 for TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager.The error is: Remote Desktop Services has taken too long to load the user configuration from server ...
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Remote desktop hangs & disconnects

My remote desktop session to one of our domain controllers drops and freezes while trying to interact with the server. The symptoms of this issue do not closely match the other related questions here ...
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Forcing Remote Desktop to listen on an adapter on Server Core

I appear to have the problem described here: "After cloning and syspreping [...] VMs running Windows [...], I was not able to connect to the cloned servers by Remote Desktop. After troubleshooting ...
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Deploying High Availability Remote Desktops on Server 2008 R2 Ent - Do they have to be virtual desktops

I am looking at upgrading an existing 2008 R2 RDS Server to be part of a high availabilty environment. (It cannot be 2012 or 2012 R2 due to management not liking Windows 8 UI and associated training) ...
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Windows Server | firewalling remote connections

In my windows server 2012, In the firewall rule for remote desktop connections I have added so that only MY IP address is allowed to connect, now of course I have taken a precaution and added a ...
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Maximum number of logged in users using remote desktop

We are using remote desktop to log in to a Windows 2012 server with a limit for two simultaneously users only. Sometimes, however, we need to be more. We've discussed that with our server guys who ...
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Issue using RDP from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to connect from my Windows 7 machine (home edition) to a Windows 2008 Server. I am receiving an error stating "Your credentials did not work". I have tested connecting over the Cord ...
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RDP file not being generated by RDWeb

I have two test environments - Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012. I enabled RDWeb on both these environments. When I visit the login page for the 2012 server, It allows me to download a RDP ...
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Unable to use Remote Desktop connect to Windows server 2003 by Terminal Services

I have a system composed with few windows servers 2003 R2, one is built as the domain controller another one as a web server. I tried to remotely log on the domain controller with a wyse thin client ...
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Block users from Remote Desktop for a specified period of time or by trigger

So I have to server (2003 & 2008). On both servers I have domain users in a Remote Desktop Users group. They need to rdp to the server and work with some apps and log off. But - every day batch ...
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vmware workstation rdp on remote computer

We are trying to setup a lab environment in VMWare to test some server configurations. At the moment we installed VMWare on a extra computer in the domain and created a VM with Windows Server 2012. ...
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Remote desktop instant logoff on disconnect?

I'm having a weird quirk on a Windows 8.1 VM that I'm using as a public-facing Remote Desktop slave, in that upon a client disconnect, the sessions is immediately logged off. This occurs ...
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What is the easiest way to deploy the same desktop & software across 35 workstations for several hundred users?

Currently we have 35 workstations with WIN XP SP3 on it. Currently they logon to Server 2012 Standard (we do have ability for RDS Session Based desktops), and the users files (my documents are stored ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I have a Windows Server 2012 and I can currently connect to it via the built-in Windows remote desktop software. I enter the server IP and password and all is fine. However, I was wondering what I ...
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Vnc Viewer does not connecting but Windows Remote Desktop works

I just purchased a VPS and configured a remote desktop, it works fine with Windows Remote Desktop. but it can't be connected with VNC viewer. I assumed maybe RDs using different ports so executed ...
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2008 R2 RDS Session Host and USB not working after disconnection/reconnect session

We recently deployed a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Session Host for our 2008R2 farm. The users frequently disconnect from a session at one computer (nurse station) and reconnect to the session ...
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GoToAssist remote connection: use of numpad enters special characters

I have a GoToAssist connection to a windows server 2007 R2. When I try to enter numbers in notepad, cmd, ... then it enters the corresponding special character on the keyboard, this doesn't happen ...
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“Preparing Paste Information” when copying files on server using RDP

I'm attempting to copy files from one server folder to another server folder over an RDP connection and this window pops up when I hit CTRL+C to copy the files: There's only 12.5mb in 276 files and ...
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How Does Remote Desktop and VNC Work With Logged In Users [closed]

I'm not sure how Remote Desktop and VNC works on Windows. Each app has their own session when I'm logged in, i.e. I could be logged in with both apps as an administrator and each has their own desktop ...
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How can I connect to any windows machine of a network manage by Windows Small Bussiness?

I have to provide helpdesk support for a group of Windows machines that are in a network managed by a Windows Small Business Server (SBS). I would like to do many tasks using remote desktop. Is it ...
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2 remote desktop servers one 1 external ip [closed]

Edited for clarification on why I'm asking this question: Purely for educational purposes. I would normally care less for 2 nodes. Not entirely sure if this is possible, but I have my desktop ...
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Remote Desktop (RDP) configuration for a web farm

Firstly my background is more skewed towards programming rather than network maintenance so please bear with me. OK here's the problem.. I have 5 physical servers co-located in a data-center. Each ...
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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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On Windows Server 2008 R2, how do I find out the connection mode of the terminal server gateway?

I'm trying to configure a 2X RDP Client on Android 3.4, the client settings for a 2X ApplicationServer XG and it asks to specify the connection mode of the terminal server. I have access to the ...
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Windows Azure for dummy UNIX gurus?

After setting up a trial Azure account, how do I access my recently created Visual Studio 14 VM from my Windows 8 laptop? I tried opening "Remote Desktop Connection", entered the IP address shown in ...
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How do I connect to Windows Desktops from a Linux Server? [closed]

I have system A on a network connected to the Internet, another system B on a different place (different location also). I have a VPS server with SSH connectivity. Both A and B are Windows, and the ...
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How to downsample an image to match a 16-bit color mode for RDP sessions? [closed]

I am setting up a terminal server farm where the desktop shows our corporate branded background image. The problem is that the RDP session is limited to 16-bit color, and it creates a visible and ...
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MS remote desktop virtualization: new-RDVirtualDesktopCollection error creating vdi pool

I'm experimenting with my first setup of MS virtual desktop virtualization and have hit a problem I can't get over. I switched over from using the gui to powershell to try and identify the issue. It ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - RDSH - Suddenly Windows Activation Lost

On 2014-06-17, we had eight of our Windows Server 2008 R2 RDSH Servers (all members of the same RDSH farm {brokered}) suddenly believe Windows Activation was lost while users were logged in. If user ...
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Windows Server 2012 asking for Other User and Passcode when accessing via Remote Desktop

We recently noticed a change in the login process on one of our Windows 2012 Servers. When we go to login it now prompts us for "Other User" After which it then prompts for a User Name, Password, ...
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Does there exist a software-based virtual graphics driver?

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 terminal server as a Hyper-V VM on a brand new Cisco UCS blade running Server 2012 R2. I need the terminal server to support modern display resolutions at ...