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 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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How to update Windows Remote Desktop Protocol to V10? [on hold]

PC from which I connect to Windows Server 2012 R2 is Windows 10 and it has protocol 10, but Win2012R2 has protocol 8. How can I update Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Protocol ? My RDP is not ...
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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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Remotely accessing a system residing on an encrypted drive

I have a classic Web application written in Java, backend is MySQL. The client required heavy encryption of the data with deniability, so the data and the standalone version of all needed binaries ...
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How to execute a script with user specified parameters immediately upon starting a remote desktop/graphical session to linux server [closed]

What I want to do is start a remote desktop/graphical session using the command line from a windows PC to a linux (Ubuntu 14.04) server and immediately execute a script when desktop session 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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Assigning per user ip to windows 2012 terminal services users

I'm using windows 2012 server and I want to assign unique IP's to terminal services users. Is it even possible?
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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 ...
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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" ...