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Multi-Monitor Remote Desktop [migrated]

Since going back to school (for my M.S. I went from SysAdmin to part-time/consultant), I'm frequently working from my home office, and I find myself often using remote desktop to work on specific ...
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49 views

How to allow user to use RDP connection to windows azure Windows Server VM instance?

I created a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM instance in Windows Azure and I can connect to it. I created a new user account for my friend (*not admin). Opened new MSTSC instance and tried to connect to ...
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38 views

Is it possible to allow saved passwords for remote desktop in a domain environment?

I have checked the "remember password" and every single time, even if it connects correctly after I type a password and check the box, it does not allow subsequent logins using the stored password, ...
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1answer
58 views

Forcing Remote Desktop to listen on an adapter on Server Core

I appear to have the problem described here: "After cloning and syspreping [...] VMs running Windows [...], I was not able to connect to the cloned servers by Remote Desktop. After troubleshooting ...
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1answer
19 views

Windows Server | firewalling remote connections

In my windows server 2012, In the firewall rule for remote desktop connections I have added so that only MY IP address is allowed to connect, now of course I have taken a precaution and added a ...
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2answers
80 views

What is the easiest way to deploy the same desktop & software across 35 workstations for several hundred users?

Currently we have 35 workstations with WIN XP SP3 on it. Currently they logon to Server 2012 Standard (we do have ability for RDS Session Based desktops), and the users files (my documents are stored ...
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1answer
57 views

Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I have a Windows Server 2012 and I can currently connect to it via the built-in Windows remote desktop software. I enter the server IP and password and all is fine. However, I was wondering what I ...
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1answer
46 views

How to downsample an image to match a 16-bit color mode for RDP sessions? [closed]

I am setting up a terminal server farm where the desktop shows our corporate branded background image. The problem is that the RDP session is limited to 16-bit color, and it creates a visible and ...
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2answers
83 views

Does there exist a software-based virtual graphics driver?

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 terminal server as a Hyper-V VM on a brand new Cisco UCS blade running Server 2012 R2. I need the terminal server to support modern display resolutions at ...
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43 views

No system notifications sounds on RemoteDesktop/RemoteApp

Ok, I want to enable sound on Remote Desktop Session Host, and I actually did. 'Audio and video playback' is un-disabled in connection settings, Win Audio and Win Audio Endpoint Builder services are ...
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8answers
804 views

What options do I have to connect to a remote Windows server if RDP is broken?

What options do I have to connect to a remote Windows server if RDP is broken (unresponsive), I don't have console access, and the server isn't physically close? On Linux, if VNC wasn't working, I ...
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1answer
33 views

Limit access to local data and applications while accessing the desktop remotely

We need to access client systems (desktops) remotely to do routine troubleshooting activities, however this isn't a very secure method to do as it exposes the local data to support personnel. Also, ...
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how to setup GitHub for restricted users of Windows Server 2012?

I want to let users use git and GitHub for code development, partly to let them work on their personal computers occasionally. So git would keep track of development across user accounts on the ...
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2answers
249 views

Why did Microsoft Remote Desktop stop sending Ctr+Alt+Insert to host session?

In Windows 7 update KB2830477, Remote Desktop for Windows does not sent anymore the key combination Ctrl+Alt+Insert, even if you explicitly configure your connection to send all keys to the host. ...
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1answer
190 views

Remote Desktop Clipboard Sharing - Security Risk?

If I connect to a server with RDP and share my clipboard with the server, are there any security risks of my clipboard being availble to other people logging onto the same server? e.g. I have a ...
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1answer
205 views

Allowing remote desktop over 2 different NICs

I have 2 networks plugged into a server 2008 R2 box. Both are separate vlans with internet connections. I want network B to be able to remote desktop into the server using IP 10.20.0.16 and network A ...
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1answer
171 views

Accessing Remote Desktop on multiple windows machines behind NAT

Our company has multiple Windows servers running behind a NAT firewall. We would like to provide Remote Desktop access to these machines to our users. One of the solutions is by port forwarding. We ...
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1answer
59 views

RDP Access in Windows Server 2012 [closed]

Is it possible to restrict RDP access the SQL server to be only from the Terminal Services server
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4k views

Remote desktop settings grayed out for windows server 2008

I am remotely connected to a box(as an administrator) running windows server 2008. However when I go to system properties >> remote, the options for remote desktop are grayed out. Does anyone know why ...
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2answers
503 views

Windows Server 2012 Remotedesktop: connect to a specific session host

in my test enviroment I have four remotedesktop session hosts and one broker. Now I want to install software on each sesion host. When I connect with the local administrator, it's all fine, but I ...
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0answers
126 views

Windows Server 2008R2 RDweb - connecting to PC's, multiple authentication prompts

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running that's running the Remote Desktop Web Access role and Remote Desktop Gateway. The web access is supposed to be used to connect to PC's in the internal network. ...
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1answer
466 views

RemoteApp doesn't start second time

I am having an issue with RemoteApp through a Remote Desktop Gateway. The Remote Desktop Server and Gateway services are running on the same server running Windows Server 2012. The client is Windows 7 ...
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1answer
161 views

winexe + how winexe perform login to remote machine by which protocol

When I run the winexe tool in order to remote executes commands on WIN systems from Linux Which protocol winexe tool used ? Not clearly from winexe doc how winexe works ( ssh protocol or RDP …etc ) ...
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1answer
60 views

Windows Remote Desktop: Different configurations based on location

Is it possible to set up remote desktop (via group policy or another method) so that it has different settings based on where the user is connecting to the session from? In my scenario, I'd like to ...
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1answer
239 views

Getting just the “active” remote desktop sessions

In windows I can get the remote desktop sessions on a particular server using: qwinsta /server:SERVER_NAME But this gives me sessions of all different states(e.g.: Active, Disc, ... ). Does any ...
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2answers
3k views

Remote 3D-accelerated OpenGL apps from Windows server

Is there any solution that will you allow you to run GPU-accelerated OpenGL applications remotely, given: The remote machine is a Microsoft Windows server There is a 3D graphics card in the remote ...
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1answer
568 views

Windows XP remote desktop window size is too small when physically switching to different machines [closed]

Main Workflow: When you are physically on computer A (with a large resolution) and remote desktop (with the sub workflow) into computer B and then remote desktop again to computer C with a very large ...
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0answers
93 views

Suspicious Logins in Event Viewer on Windows 7

The other day I was sitting on my Windows 7 workstation and suddenly got kicked out to the switch user screen, showing my main and only account as being logged in. This is typical if I remote desktop ...
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0answers
77 views

RDP and SSH running separate Desktop instances

I'm SSH'ing into an amazon EC2 box running windows to run some selenium tests. However when I RDP into the same box to take a look at them, I don't see any browser windows or anything happening, for ...
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0answers
430 views

How can I set a session environment variable for windows remote desktop session (from the client side)?

I want to create a script that would launch a windows RDP session and set an environment variable for the session. How is that possible? (i.e. I am not asking how to set an environment variable ...
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1answer
537 views

Start /WAIT RDP FIle in Windows 8

I am not sure if I should post this one here or in StackOverflow. I want a BAT that opens a RDP connection file and then, when the connection is closed, logoff the machine. start /WAIT ...
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675 views

Linux implementation of TS gateway

I was wondering if there is a linux implementation of a TS Gateway, like the one present in Windows Server 2008. My scenario, I have a Windows remote desktop client behind a Linux Gateway at home, ...
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5answers
1k views

How to maximise a window within a Windows remote desktop session

I'm logged in to a Windows 7 machine from a Windows 7 desktop, using the standard Remote Desktop client. Is there a key short cut to maximise a window within the remote desktop session (equivalent to ...
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1answer
228 views

RDP Windows 7 to Windows XP

---------- WarningMsg 10/16/2012 2:34:05 PM RDP disconnected! Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons: 1) Remote access to the server is not enabled 2) The ...
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221 views

Remote Into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Print to Local Printer using a Mac

Got a weird one here. Have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard server because of a application specific demand that all Mac OS X 10.6+ are using.... They remote in with CoRD cause I have not figured ...
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2answers
493 views

performing a remote shutdown and login from linux to windows

Here is a situation I am on a Linux machine and I have to access a windows xp machine to which I can connect with rdesktop.The problem is Windows XP machine is remotely located and to be able to do a ...
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4answers
133 views

Casual Business Computer Management

Been working a lot with local businesses who operate in a more casual manner. No Active Directory, no passwords, and free web browsing and downloading applications at will to where every computer is ...
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1answer
251 views

Card swiper input via RDP is different in full-screen mode

I have just come across a truly bizarre problem. My company has USB-based card swipers for reading credit cards. Swipe a card, and it reads it as keyboard input. Nice and simple. We can open ...
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2answers
436 views

Windows remote desktop is blocked by my country and the internet is very restricted

I have a dedicated server but my country recently blocked remote desktop connection, when i try to connect, i enter the username and password, then remote desktop connection window stuck at "Securing ...
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2answers
85 views

Setting up a Remote Gateway to service computer network

I have a network over about 20 computers that need to be maintained from a remote location. Would the best way be to setup software from say LogMeIn on one of the systems and then configure all the ...
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1answer
778 views

Windows 7 Embedded Standard Offer Remote Assistance Issue

I have run into an interesting issue with Remote Assistance on Windows 7 Embedded Standard. I am able to create a Remote Assistance Invitation and use this to connect from a technician PC, but when I ...
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1answer
508 views

Remote Access from Windows to Ubuntu Server with mstsc.exe easy-going?

I installed for testing win server 2008 and its really easy to get remote access. Just enable RA with one click and then im able to get access with my win 7 with mstsc.exe - IF I would install a linux ...
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2answers
79 views

Windows RemoteApp deploying software updates, is there a better way?

We provide an application as a service, over Windows RemoteApp. It's nearly impossible to deploy updates to the software, though, because if even a single user is online then the file is in-use and ...
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1answer
241 views

Restrict VPN user to Remote Desktop only with Sonicwall

Basically I want him to only be able to log onto the VPN in order to use Remote Desktop to use HIS machine. Not surf the internet or do anything like that, but just use the programs on his machine ...
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1answer
352 views

Implementing 2-factor authentication for Windows Server RDP

We want to implement 2-factor authentication for all our servers. For SSH, we use authkeys. What can we use for Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP?
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Is there a Multiple User login method when remoted into a Window 2008 R2 Server?

I have configured a Windows 2008 R2 Server for many users to connect to - but right now I have them all logging in with one account which is bound to our domain. The purpose of this server is for ...
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1answer
402 views

Server 2008 Firewall Blocked Remote Desktop

While i was configuring windows firewall in Server 2008, i have accidentally blocked "all programs access". Now i am unable to access to my server with remote desktop also. My server is not a ...
2
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0answers
135 views

Unable to access file system via RemoteApp but works fine in RDP session

I've written a program that accesses a file on a remote server, through a remotely mounted drive on another server. The program runs fine (is able to access the file) when I start an RDP session, and ...
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2answers
202 views

Best practice advise asked when users want to work on their workstation and from remote (but on their desktop), on Windows

I've got a work-group of 5 people. All of them have their dedicated machine with Windows 7. They are all connected to a central server running Windows Server 2008 R2, currently mainly offering the ...
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4answers
2k views

How can I automate the process of fetching files from remote Windows servers?

We have a handful of machines that we administer: some Windows 2003/8 and some various flavors of Unix. I need to write some sort of script/task/etc (I'm a programmer, so any language/tool is fine) ...