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

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How to watch firefox/chrome running headlessly [under xvfb] on remote headless machine?

I have my selenium tests running on a jenkins server installed on remote ubuntu headless machine using xvfb buffer, there are times when the tests gives false failures because may be because of ...
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What do I need to install on remote linux server to be able connect it with ssh -X?

there is no graphics environment, it was configured to be accessed and managed via command-line. It is Debian however I think the question is general for all distributions... I was about to install ...
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Installing a Desktop Environment on a headless CentOS 7 server by CLi only

I am looking to install a Desktop environment on my headless Centos 7 server, and retain the headless functionality of the server. I have one caveat. I am nowhere near the server. It is in a server ...
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Access Centos7 server through windows network for Nagios

We have a windows network setup at work. A new server was spun up that has Centos 7 on it for us to install Nagios to monitor some services. I need to be able to access the Centos server from a ...
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Looking for suggestions with a program that doesn't allow multiple sessions

We are running a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with Remote Desktop Services. The idea is that everybody can log in and run company software that requires extensive configuration, that way we only ...
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WS2012R2 RemoteApp Server refuses to remember password

I have a problem that's puzzling me and I can't quite put my finger on it. We have two VMs, running Windows Server 2012 R2, both configured with Remote Desktop Services and running the RemoteApp ...
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Preventing Remote Desktop Use for Active Directory Users

Is it possible to restrict the applications that an active directory user can have access to? Specifically is there a way where I can prevent them from using Remote Desktop?
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how to allow remote desktop on one computer and deny on another for the same domain user

This is my scenario. I have two servers. First one is the domain controller. 2nd one is the backup domain controller. Both are windows 2008 R2. I want to setup user permissions so that say userX in my ...
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Identify if a server is currently accessed via Remote Desktop Connection

For instance I have a server that is used by 4 people and there is only one account in that server. We know that when someone is already accessing it and another user accessed the server, the current ...
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WS2012 RDP IP-whitelist not working

I'm running Windows Server 2012 with newest updates etc. We've at all times restricted our RDP with a whitelist with IP in the Scope properties of the "Remote Desktop - Usermode" rule inside the ...
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x2go Server - client folder sharing not working from Windows client

I am working on setting up a X2GO server, which is using the NX libraries to provide remote desktop. Installed it on Ubuntu 14.04 (a VM within XenServer), with LXDE desktop and the corresponding ...
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Teamviewer webclient does not use https [migrated]

Using fiddler, I noticed that the traffic generated by the teamviewer webclient is plain http. Is that a security concern given that teamviewer themselves claim that https is used?
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Slow Initial RDP Connection to Windows 10

Since upgrading a machine from Windows 8.1 Professional to Windows 10 Professional (workgroup, no domain membership), I've been experiencing a rather strange issue that I can't figure out. The initial ...
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Logon To not working

I'm trying to use "Logon To" in AD to restrict remote access to computers. (I only have a few users and require a very simple solution). I want each individual user to have access to a specific list ...
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remoteapp RDC doesn't work unless user has logon to all computers

We restrict what devices users can log on to using the Log On to in AD. Unless they have access to All Computers they cannot launch a remote desktop from the RemoteApps. They can open any of the ...
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More than one Remote Desktop Session on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 setup and I access it using Remote Desktop Connection. If I'm connected and someone else connects, I get booted off. Is there a way for me to still stay connected and ...
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windows 10 RDP does not connect to remote computer [migrated]

I recently had my windows system update to windows 10. both systems started on windows 8.1. I've been trying to configure the machines for remote access but am having limited/no luck. Some notes of ...
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how do I perform a file transfer using remote desktop on windows 10?

I have been using remote desktop for a number years, on a number of versions of windows, most recently 8.1. Yesterday I upgraded to 10. I had to download Remote Desktop from the Windows Store. Easy ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to user on VPN

Scenario: Support is at work location. User is at home, connecting to work via VPN. The support person then get's user's IP via logged in users on VPN. He uses Remote Desktop Connection to connect ...
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Microsoft Windows Terminal Server synchronizes my local desktop

I'm connecting to several Windows Terminal Servers(2008 R2 Enterprise - 2012 R2 Standard). Everything worked fine until some weeks ago it took me more than one hour to connect(usually ~2-5 mins). The ...
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Windows Events for Remote Desktop logon failure

According to ref the logon types 10 and 3 in windows events are represnting Logon Type 10 = RemoteInteractive Logon & Logon Type 3 = Network Logon But when i tried to connect a Windows machine ...
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Remote desktop connection to kvm virtual machine starts working after vnc-logon?

I am running a Windows XP on kvm inside my debian system. Everything runs smoothly and I can connect via VNC as well as via Remote Desktop. VNC connection is naturally supported right from boot up ...
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Argument passing to login scripts with remote desktop session

I want to start a remote desktop session from a windows PC to a linux (Ubuntu 14.04) server using the command line. The tricky part is that I want to immediately execute a script located on the remote ...
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Remote desktop issue over VPN connection Windows 8 and now 10

I have recently reinstalled Windows 8 Pro and upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Both operating systems had this issue. When I connect to the VPN connection at my workplace, I am able to successfully remote ...
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wmic: error when setting remote desktop self-signed certificate

I'm attempting to use the wmic approach of assigning a self-signed certificate for Remote Desktop use on a Windows Server 2012 VM as described here and here. The CA for the RDP certificate has been ...
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xrdp changing PATH environment variable

All, I'm using xrdp to connect to a Centos 7 box. I notice that my PATH environment variable is different depending on whether I RDP in or SSH and I can't for the life of me figure out where that's ...
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Remote Desktop will not connect using hostname, DNS issue related to WLAN/LAN switching

We have a set of wireless devices in our directory. While these are connected wirelessly, I can connect Remote Desktop with no problems. The issue is when it's connected directly, the hostname seems ...
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Unable to change Location in Windows XP when trying to add user

I am trying to add domain users to "Remote Desktop" in Windows XP 32 bit. Problem is I am unable to change location from local pc to domain. Check the following screenshot and you will see location is ...
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Azure VM - can't connect after ipconfig /release

I was having some intermittent trouble connecting from my Azure VM to an on premise SQL Server instance and, without really thinking about the consequences, I ran ipconfig /release.. Now I can't ...
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can plain old Remote Desktop be used to connect to Azure VM?

Am new to Azure. Added new VM. To connect to it, have to open https://manage.windowsazure.com and then do connect command. Would like to save time and use good old Remote Desktop command from my ...
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can't remote desktop to new Azure virtual machine

How can I remote desktop to a virtual windows machine that I just created on Azure? ..because I want to move a VisualBasic web app and VisualBasic windows app from my old physical Windows server2008 ...
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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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Is a jump server really necessary when using RDC to connect to Azure VM?

We are setting up a new Network which includes a VM in Azure. I can connect to this via RDC. However, our security guy wants me to access it through a second VM for security reasons. In other words, ...
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X2GO Windows client kex error

I want to install X2Go with gnome on my Ubuntu 12.04 server (fresh install). After install I can't connect from Windows (X2Go Client) to this server. I have error: kex error: no match for method ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS “We can't verify who created this file” on mapped drive (but not local)

When I attempt to launch an application on a mapped drive (mapped to a location on the server) when logged in through remote desktop services to Windows Server 2012 R2, I get the following warning ...
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Run an executable on a remote computer with a batch file

I'm trying to see how to setup a batch file that a user would run from an application hosted on Citrix XenApp, such that it launches a .exe from their local computer rather than open the application ...
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Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal From Windows 8

I am managing a small network at work that consists of a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and about six PCs with Windows XP. We are starting the process of transitioning to Windows 8. The first ...
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Delegate session management on RemoteApp 2012

We've built a rather large RemoteApp environment on 2012 R2, fully patched. Everything is working fine, so now comes the time to offshore and delegate tasks to the first line team. We would like to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Remote Desktop : how to allow user copy from client to server but prevent server to client? [closed]

I have windows server 2008R2. I & friends are using remote desktop for connecting to server. My problem is : I want to prevent user copy anything from server to client (or at least, file & ...
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RemoteApp vs. Remote Desktop - Permissions

We've got a third party (i.e., not one of ours or Microsoft's) application we want to share to some users via RemoteApp. The application works fine (as expected) if a user logs in the server (via ...
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RDCMan disable font smoothing

We are using MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 Given the admin nature of our work, we would really like all our connections to have Clear type and font smoothing disabled - due to poor ...
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Remote desktop connection manager (RDCMan) performance issue

We have setup virtual machines and my team remotely logs into the virtual machines using the RDCMan. However, as the number of remote connections increase the performance of the RDCMan is ...
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RDS 2012R2 Certificate Issue

I've Googled around everywhere but cannot find an answer to this.. So we have 3 servers, RDS01..02..03, this is NOT accessible externally, so no RDGW. They are as follows: RDS01 - RDCB/RDWeb RDS02 - ...
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Audit what version of Remote Desktop users are using

we're trying to find out if there's any specific way to audit what version of remote desktop users are connecting with to a terminal server. You can find the version number manually by right clicking ...
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Concealing an RDP service with a website

Is there a way (using a proxy or otherwise) to conceal an RDP service listening on port 443, such that HTTPS requests made from a browser serve a website while RDP requests connect as normal?
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Windows Home Server 2011 and SSL certificates

I am running a home server with Windows Home Server 2011 and have set up Remote Web Access and Remote Desktop. I also have a valid SSL certificate from PositiveSSL which is set up on IIS. But whenever ...
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RDP over SSL to RDP gateway and disabling UDP

I want to connect to an Azure VM (Windows 2012 R2) over SSL which AFAIK is possible with the RDP gateway service. However, this is normally used to connect to other local network machines instead of ...
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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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Identify non-domain remote clients with Item-Level targeting

I would like to apply a group policy preference setting (to deploy a shared printer) only if a user is connecting to a RDSH server from a non domain-joined client computer. Many of these clients will ...
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Windows server 2008 Admin password changes after logout

I have windows server 2008 with two administrator accounts and I have a fixed IP for it. I access the server with remote desktop but every time I logout of any of the 2 admin accounts i can't login ...