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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Remote desktop rearranges icons, but not so they would fit better in small resolutions [migrated]

Logging into my job computer using remote desktop will make the icons rearrange, but not always. Sometimes they do not rearrange. When I am connected with remote desktop, the icons in the right edge ...
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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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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection - Manage 1111 Errors In System Log [migrated]

I have a Windows 7 Pro 64-bit machine that acts as a host for several remote Windows 7 Pro machines that connect to the host machine using the Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection client that ships ...
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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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Connect to windows sever hosted on vmware using Remote Desktop [migrated]

I just installed windows sever 2008 on vmware, and I want to connect to it using Remote Desktop in my windows 8.1. I configured the network interface as NAT, and I tried to access the Windows server ...
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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 ...
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Remote Desktop only worked for for the first time and doesn't work anymore [closed]

I am trying to RDP into a server I have connected to the router in my house from my laptop. I am on the same network as the server. Yesterday, I tried using a linux client to connect to it. The very ...
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How do I redirect all key strokes to remote desktop

I want to work via a remote desktop connection like with a native installed OS. Hence I set the taskbar on the local OS to "auto hide" so that it doesn't cover the one of the remote desktop. This ...
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User domain CA to create a UCC cert

We have 30+ RDS servers and use a hardware load balancer. I'm trying to figure out how to generate a UCC cert from our in house CA. Anyone point me in the right direction to do so? Need to alias all ...
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Intermittent Terminal Server Session Disconnects

We have two Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal servers in a farm. Both are configured identically, and their only job is to run a single RemoteApp application (users do not log in with full interactive ...
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Get RD user client hostname in Server 2012 R2 RD deployment [duplicate]

There is currently nowhere in the server manager GUI that I can see, that shows me the hostname of the machine a user is using to log onto our remote desktop deployment. I have had a quick look ...
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RD published apps not connecting to remote instance

I have configured RD components in one single server (for my poc) and I have done configuring 2 machines as session host. I have created a collection and in that RDP for a machine is published. When ...
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How do I forward RDP connections to different machines similarly to Nginx?

I have a router configured to send all the incoming traffic to a single reverse proxy machine. This machine hosts Nginx which forwards the traffic to different servers, based on the domain name. For ...
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Cannot Access remote CentOS machine using VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote CentOs machine through VNC to get a graphical display. I have followed the steps mentioned in https://www.howtoforge.com/vnc-server-installation-centos-6.5 to ...
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Log on as batch task with User Profile Disks

We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop deployment, where we use user profile disks stored on a central file server. We are trying to run a scheduled tasks as a user, while they are logged ...
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Remote Desktop Licensing took over my base RDP function

My remote desktop capability is currently being held random by the remote desktop licensing feature in Server 2012. On my server I installed the "remote desktop licensing services" feature/role and ...
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Prints sent to redirected remote desktop printers do not print

I have an HP Photosmart 7510 printer attached to my workstation (Windows 8.1 x64) that is functioning properly. I RDP into a 2012 R2 x64 server and print a simple string from notepad.exe to the ...
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Upgrading from 2008 to R2 didn't update Group Policy Management

I recently updated our domain controllers from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2. The main reason for this was group policy. We had machines in our domain that were 2008 R2 and the ...
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IPSEC for RDP Connections

I am stuck with a wired problem, I am trying to achieve a functionality in which if a certificate is not installed on a system that system won't able to remote desktop the server, he won't even see ...
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Virtual Machine training setup for students [closed]

I went to a training session where I was learning to use some software. The course was administered through the use of virtual machines. The instructor had a laptop that was running some sort of ...
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Connecting to Windows Server 2012 R2 console session with RDP

I need a server process to run with full access to the physical desktop of the server. I also need to view/control it's state remotely. My current solution involves a VNC Server service, but I want ...
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Network account problems with mac server OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard

Okay the situation is this. Yesterday my company changed our dns server, because our former one, was too unstable to work with. anyway today i went to one of our mac server, because it needed to be ...
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Why is remote desktop still not working?

I regularly use remote desktop to connect to PC's at work instead of going an physically sitting on the machine. We have 2 new computers, 1. Windows 7 2. Windows 8.1 ... I'm trying to connect to them ...
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Remote Desktop Server: Restrict drive redirection on per user basis?

For a Remote Desktop Server, drive redirection can be controlled via Group Policy. Unfortunately, this is a computer configuration, so it will either apply to all users or none. Is there a ...
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Windows RDP Server farm redirection stops working [duplicate]

We have a RDP Server farm based on Window 2008R2 servers with DNS round robin. That is, people make a connection to "myfarmname", which first takes them to the ip of some "farmmemberX.mydomain.local" ...
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Blank sent to default printer on RDP Win2008R2 with mapped printing

I’ve got an issue with a terminal server running Win2008R2 Enterprise SP1. My users have remote print mapping enabled (as it is imperative for their day-to-day duties). When they log in, RDP will ...
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Remote Desktop works only with old clients

All of our Windows 8.1 computers suddenly refuse Remote Desktop connections. The problem is when we connect TO Windows 8.1 We don't have the problem when connecting to other Windows versions. edit: ...
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Not able to RDP with any other users

I have a strange problem in my Active Directory using Windows Server 2008 R1. Only one of my users is able to make use of remote desktop functionality from the 50 users I have in my domain. The rest ...
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Chrome cannot load pages in desktop-less RDP session

We've got a Remote Desktop Server with Google Chrome installed. When I configure the properties of my user account to launch [only] Chrome at logon (Active Directory Users & Computers > ...
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Using Administrator Credentials to login as a User to Their Desktop [duplicate]

Other than memorizing and documenting each user's credentials, is there way that I can use the Windows Domain Administrator credentials to login to a workstation-user's desktop as if I were them? I ...
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RemoteApp / Seamless RDP Linux Server

I was wondering if there is an implementation of Seamless RDP for Linux servers, preferably Debian or similar, giving the result and experience of Microsoft's RemoteApp. Of course with Linux apps, I ...
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Make RemoteApp use console session

Is there a way to make RemoteApp on Windows Server 2012 R2 use the user's existing console session instead of spawning a new session? If I access an app remotely and come back to my PC, I was to be ...
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Giving access to multiple users for remote desktop

I have 50+ users whom I want to give remote desktop access to multiple VM machines. Instead of adding each individual user to "Remote desktop users" I created a AD security group & added all the ...
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Remote desktop connection to WinPE 8.0

I'm trying to find the way to configure WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment) 8.0 for RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connection. Actually I need to connect over RDP to running WinPE based on ...
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Why I am not able to access my hostname from anywhere but the local server? [closed]

I created a website on an IIS server with hostname 'www.cftest.local' When I access the website from the IIS server it renders my content as expected. But when I try to access this from my local ...
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Windows Server 2012 using Remote Desktop through RRAS to private network

I've already posted this on the Microsoft TechNet forums, but his site seems to provide more informative answers, so here goes... Here is my network configuration, in a nutshell. Cisco small ...
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Windows Server 2012 User CAL Remote access [duplicate]

I bought Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and with it 5 User CAL. I was told by the lady support of Microsoft that I would have to install the User CAL within the installation of Operating System. ...
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How can you use a RemoteFx GPU in a Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machine?

The title says it all - I have a Hyper-V host with GPU installed and RemoteFx enabled. RemoteFx works fine in any Windows client OS, but I am trying to accelerate an application which will sit on a ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - does the RDS licensing mode revert back to default after a license's grace period ends?

In my Remote Desktop licensing manager, I see that I have two licenses installed: Windows Server 2000 Server - Default provided TS CAL per device Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 - Temporary TS or RDS ...