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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Forwarding ports over RDP protocol

I was assigned a task that needs to be performed on the corporate virtual machine. I'm connecting to a Windows 7 remote desktop over OpenConnect VPN. From there I have access to all network resources (...
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Remote Desktop authentication fails to find Azure AD user

I have set up a new Windows 10 VM (Hyper-V) on my local Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. I do not run a domain locally, but I joined the Azure AD using my Office 365 details. The VM is activated and ...
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RDS external Manifest with multiple monitors

One of our remote-workers has a Surfacebook (Win10 64-Bit) with a 3000x2000 resolution with which he connets to our RDS-Serverfarm (Win Serv 2012 R2) by RemoteApplication. No VPN or anything else, ...
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Remote desktop session host is redirecting

In a small Remote Desktop Server farm (2x 2008 R2 session hosts + 1 session broker with IP address redirection) of a large-ish domain, we noticed a change in behavior which is giving us headaches: ...
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How can I allow users to change their passwords when logging in via RDP?

I am running a Windows Server 2012 R2 server that admins and users can access via Remote Desktop Connection. I have set up the users and Local Security Policy so that on each user's first login, and ...
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Multiseat Linux Remote Desktop with KVM and Spice

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. On it I created a (KVM) VM with Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop. I setup Spice on this VM so that I can access it remotely. Everything is working fine, got TLS, USB ...
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Recommended Hardware for a school lab LTSP [duplicate]

currently I'm working on a project for a elementary school's computer room/lab. They have a lot of old computers (AMD Athlon CPU f.e.) with WinXP. The teachers are afraid of using that insecure ...
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Software PIP from VGA output of another device?

I have a server that I access remotely and I need to monitor another network device with VGA output that is right next to this device. I need to be able to in a PIP scenario wherein I can use remote ...
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Windows remote desktop session host high availability login

I had Windows Terminal Server (WS2012 Standard R2), where everything worked as expected. After this I installed 3 more servers and did high availability with 2 connection brokers and 2 session hosts ...
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how to fix remote desktop access in Windows Server 2012 R2

Kind of an embarrassing question but... One day I was playing around with GPOs to try and grant local Administrator access to a specific User group for a specific Client computer. Somehow, I messed ...
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Set up remote login to remotely-rendered X-Window with OpenGL / GLX support

How to set up remote login (if possible it would be nice if login worked both from Linux and from MS Windows) to a remotely-rendered X-Window system (so from what I understand VirtualGL wouldn't work)?...
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How? Setup Domain Group Policy to enable Remote Access to all PCs (even if from remote location) using DOMAIN\Admin credientials?

How and what Group Policy can I apply via the DC that allows the Domain\Admins to access any of the Machines PCs & Servers within the domain via the LAN or Internet/ Remote connection?
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Cannot connect with Remote Desktop Win Server 2012 r2

I just got a new machine and installed Windows Server r2 on it. I enabled remote desktop and added static IP. Pinging works. I then tried to connect to the server using Remote Desktop on the local ...
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Deny Remote Desktop by TS Gateway (and keep RemoteApp)

Through a TS Gateway Server 2012 remoteapp are availables, by this way, we can also access to the remote desktop of the server which provides the remoteapp, by using mstsc and specify the gateway, I ...
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Can't connect (RDP) to Amazon EC2 instance after making changes to allowed cipher suites

In an attempt to get a better SSL Labs rating on an Amazon EC2 instance, I made changes to the allowed Cipher Suites on my Windows Server 2012 R2 EC2 Instance. After making the change, I rebooted the ...
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X session upon remote login

I have a server without any graphical environment. I want to keep it with the minimum amount of processes running. There is however the need for X since a user needs to login periodically with a ...
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Printer redirection without RDS role on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows 2012 AWS VM configured for Administrative Mode only. However, sometimes I would like to print from the server to a redirected RDS printer. But client printers never show up on the ...
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Server software complains it is already running when launched over RD

The server software needs to be accessed by remote users. When one user is logged in, the other user cannot launch the software as it complains it is "already active" (running for another user). My ...
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Can't RDP to Azure Virtual Machine (Ubuntu 16.04LTS)

I've setup an Azure virtual machine using Ubuntu 16.04LTS but I'm struggling to get remote desktop to work for it. I've setup the endpoint as follows: I've also setup and started xrdp as well as ...
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RDP-TCP Security Layer “Negotiate” does not negotiate

Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. Computer is running Windows 7 Professional x64 Bit. When trying to connect from this computer or any other computer with the same OS and setup to the server I ...
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Unable to Remote Connect from Windows to Ubuntu Desktop using EC2

I followed these instructions to allow remote desktop connections from my Ubuntu instance. This is using the Amazon EC-2 service if that makes a difference. https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/...
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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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Does adding more applications to a Citrix session increase network usage?

My understanding of the way Citrix works is that it basically sends screens from the server to the user at the other end. If the server has more applications running can it increase the amount of ...
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Default printer via GPO Item Level Targeting in RDS/RemoteApp session

Current Setup: Server 2008 R2 GPO uses GPP to create network printer Same GPO uses GPP to update printer with item level targeting to set as default. The item level target is "computer is ...
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Restricted group local administrators can RDP into DC

I have added restricted groups to my Desktops OU and this adds the "Local Admins" security group to the Local Administrators group on workstations in that OU. The issue is, that after this GPO is ...
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Do I need RDS CALs for the users that come with Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation?

I bought a server hardware with a Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation license. That license comes with 15 users, which is sufficient for my needs. I'd like to use the server for RemoteApps. I configured ...
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Remote Desktop Can't Connect to Cloned VM

I've got a Windows 2012 Server VM that I've cloned from another VM. I've done the following: Right-Clicked on "This Computer" -> Properties -> Remote Settings and checked "Allowed Remote ...
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Can't log in to the DC remotely as Admin

I need some assistance ASAP my old IT Manager who got fire mess up our DC. Now I can' login to DC remotely as Administrator. Non of the 5 Windows servers that I have. This is the error message " To ...
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Accessing MySQL Remotely - Best Practices

Sorry if this is a bit of a broad question, but are there any best practices regarding accessing a remote MySQL via remote desktop versus locally through some other method? The goal here is to access ...
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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 Domain-joined PC cannot RDP to a PC on another domain

I created an AD DS and domain called NEWDOM. Then I added a Win2012 machine "newPC" with a local account called "userA" and joined it to the NEWDOM domain. If I use my personal PC on home network, I ...
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How to recover accidentally deleted self signed RDP certificate?

Environment: Windows 2012 on Workgroup setting. Our Remote Desktop Service was using a self-signed certificate, which was deleted. Actions taken to delete are: MMC > File > Add/Remove Snap in > ...
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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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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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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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Remote desktop rule on windows server not working

I have installed Windows Server 2008_R2 as a virtual guest operating system on my Centos-6.5 (the host). I also want to install the remote desktop feature, so that each user connecting to the win ...
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Access to the server with all ports closed

I received an email that ddos attacks are being made from my server using port 53. well as I'm not an expert on these things. I thought as I have firewall rules for those ports I need, I should close ...
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Port not accessible

Am using AWS windows EC2 instance. I set the inbound rules in the machine to open all ports for public access. I installed IIS, and XAMPP in 8080 port. Now I could use 123.234.345.456 to open IIS and ...
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Remote application contents shows up small on Surface 3 with Windows 10

One of our clients has a setup with Windows Server 2008 R2 running as an App server, through which we have created several individual .RDP files that we individually move onto computers per their need ...
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Remote Desktop can not access LAN PC

Have a Cisco VPN - I am able to login, and RDP to the SBS server. When I try to access the LAN PC's they are not responding. ireshark the connections on all the PCS at the time of the request, and I ...
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Manage 2012 R2 RDSH Pool Sessions without Connection Broker

I'm trying to manage user sessions across 10+ 2012 R2 RDSH Hosts inside a vWorkspace 8.6.1 Farm without a 2012 R2 Connection Broker Role. I am concerned that adding the Connection Broker, creating ...
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Release/de-focus windowed RDC session

When using a windowed RDP session with Windows key combos being sent to the remote computer, is there a way to 'release' the session using the keyboard and make the host active again? The only method ...
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Dedicated graphics card needed for small RDP setup?

I want to set up an RDP host (Win Server 2012) for a maximum simultaneous use by 8 clients. Only "normal" applications will be run (no CAD or games). Do I need a dedicated graphics card or will an ...
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Is 100 Mbps enough to drive 7 Remote Desktop connections?

We are designing a new network set up for the office. We have 20 PCs which are going to be connected via Remote Desktop to one server running Windows Server 2012. Those 20 PCs will be connected to ...
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Azure VM, All passwords changed on login

We've got an Azure VM running Server 2012 R2. I have to stress that this is NOT a classic machine. I installed server essentials yesterday and linked all the accounts to an O365 account. A by product ...
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remote Windows command line

I am connecting from my pc1 to Windows server via Widows Remote Desktop Client. Then I execute one application (it has maximized window, and must stay maximized) on remote computer via his own ...
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RemoteApp causes issue with combobox popup

I have written an application that is installed on Remote Desktop Session host server (Windows 2012 R2) that is published as a RemoteApp in my organisation. This application allows users at certain ...
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Remote Desktop: What is the difference between “Run these programs at logon” and “Start the following program on connection”?

My organization is running a Terminal Server Farm in order to provide a specific application to the users. The setup consists of a AD domain controller plus two Terminal Servers running the Remote ...
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How does a running application behave when a remote desktop session “ends”? [closed]

I'd like to know how an application running in the user session is affected by the user's RDP session being disconnected, aborted, shutdown, or whatever actions could be invoked on a RDP session. ...
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Windows Embedded thin client vs fat Windows client updates

I'm currently investigating options regarding thin clients following a move to a system based on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. Currently users are using their existing desktops as RDP clients, ...