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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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. ...
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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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Remote Desktop with Web Browser on Client Computer from Server to Connect to Another Computer

I want to use Remote desktop from a client computer through web browser by a Remote Desktop Web Connection that deploy on the server using Window Server 2012 R2 to connect to another computer. And the ...
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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, ...
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Remote Desktop connection blocked by group policy, but only when started from cmd.exe

On my workstation at a client's office, I have some custom scripts that allow me to RDP-connect to various server machines without having to manually open Remote Desktop connection, enter server name ...
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Configure Remote Desktop Desktop based on Group

I have a few different AD groups accessing the same remote desktop server (Windows Server 2008 R2) and I need to configure each desktop so that every user in the same group has the same icons appear ...
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How to Power on Remote System Remotely?

Lot's of time I have received call form Developers/QA to Power on their office machine. And I am trying to do R&D on this, Searched over the internet and trying to use the suggested tool in LAN ...
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How to restore keyboard recognition on a remote server?

My remote server stopped recognizing my keyboard, it was working this morning then a while later it was not working. I could use the mouse on the server (all functions), but the keyboard strokes were ...
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RDesktop clint only 2 simultaneously connections. won't use license

I got a problem with newer versions of windows server. We have a great number of windows servers, both old and new. On the older windows servers (windows server 2003) OUR Rdesktop config works just ...
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RDP to Azure server will not load desktop after accepting Disclaimer, shows blank screen with logo

Yesterday I was made aware that my Azure server had an issue with RDP where the user was unable to get past the disclaimer page. Initially restarting the server fixed this issue until this morning ...
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Remote Desktop black screen

Today, when I went to remote to my VPS (with Windows 2012 r2), remote desktop shows me black screen and closed after some seconds. I've tested remote from other client (with different OS) but again ...
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Can't Remote Desktop To Windows Server 2012 R2

I have just demoted our Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller. Removed all services, and then did a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2. I gave the server the same IP address and host name that it ...
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Remote Desktop (MSTSC) rendering issue

When logged in to a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine via Remote Desktop (MSTSC) I get a weird rendering issues that often cascades a segment of the screen in the white space. I took a screenshot from ...
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Upgrade from WS 2008 R2 to WS 2012 R2 Remotely

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine running on the branch office. Is it possible to do an upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 by Remote Desktop or Teamviewer ? I did ...
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How to stop remote desktop connection from logging off after closing the connection

While using remote desktop connection, when I close the connection, I get logged off from the remote machine. Is there a way to stop logging off after disconnection? The Machines are running Win 8 ...
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Remote with remote won't minimize

I just upgraded to windows 10. I often have to remote into a server, then from that server remote into another server (second server is only available from within network...can't vpn to it). I can ...
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Unable to RDP as a Domain User

I am facing a problem remoting into a machine using a Domain account. Problem Facts : The Host VM's are hosted by Company A (read Domain A). The VM's have a local administrator as well Domain 'A' ...
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Impossible to remove remote desktop license server

The server that was the license server for my remote desktop server was decommissioned, so I want to remove it from the configuration. If I go in Server Manager > Remote Desktop Services > ...