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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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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“Preparing Paste Information” when copying files on server using RDP

I'm attempting to copy files from one server folder to another server folder over an RDP connection and this window pops up when I hit CTRL+C to copy the files: There's only 12.5mb in 276 files and ...
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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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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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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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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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What alternatives to VNC are there for Linux? [closed]

Are there (preferably free) alternatives to VNC on Linux? Is there different remote desktop technologies for Linux or is it all based around VNC? EDIT: Thanks symcbean for your comment, good point. ...
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RDP suggesting a user name when connecting to a server [closed]

Prior to Event X, RDPing to Server 2003 always caused the user name appear blank and Login to be enabled, so you could pick to which domain you would log in. For us it's either local or our domain. ...
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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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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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Remote Desktop event ID 20499. No noticeable issues

I get a warning event with ID 20499 for TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager.The error is: Remote Desktop Services has taken too long to load the user configuration from server ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services cannot start

Under System Properties / Remote, The "Allow remote connections to this computer" is enabled. Also under Service Manager / Local Server, "Remote Desktop" is enabled. However, the "Remote Desktop ...
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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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XRDP fails to join sessions in certain scenarios

I'm trying to configure xrdp on CentOS 7 to join to already existing sessions. This functionality is partially present at the moment and here's what I mean by partially: when I xrdp from windows ...
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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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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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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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Vnc Viewer does not connecting but Windows Remote Desktop works

I just purchased a VPS and configured a remote desktop, it works fine with Windows Remote Desktop. but it can't be connected with VNC viewer. I assumed maybe RDs using different ports so executed ...
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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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Strange RDP / Remote Desktop problem

I'll try to be as specific as I can be: Server is running SBS 2008 R2 (with all updates) Server is connected to the internet Server has 2 NIC's, one is disabled Server is running RDP Service ...
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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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How to prevent Windows 7 Remote Desktop time outs?

I can't seem to get some Windows 7 machines to prevent active but idle Remote Desktop connections from timing out. I've changed all of the local group policy settings on my test machine under ...
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How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM running on Windows Azure. I want to enable the ability for 2 simultaneous administrative sessions over Remote Desktop. This is permitted under the EULA for Windows ...
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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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Shortcut keys nuisance in my computer

after login to my windows 2003 server terminal and start typing some thing in the notepad for some letter like E and so on..i am getting some fuctionalities if i type letter E explorer will pop up ...
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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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Standalone remote desktop as good as VMware View PCoIP or Citrix XenDesktop HDX

Is there a standalone (point-to-point), remote desktop software for Windows (Win7/Server 2008 R2) that has graphics and audio quality of VMware Views PCoIP solution or Citrix XenDesktops HDX? In ...
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How to fix RDP on windows server 2012?

Here is a snapshot of the RDP status. Looks good: When I go to connect from a remote machine I get an error: "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the ...
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do I still need to block attacks on my server once I lock it down by ip?

I have a public dedicated server that clients log in to via RDP. I am using rdpguard to block bad RDP logins attempts on my server. Recently, I locked it down to only allow specific IP addresses ...
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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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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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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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remote desktop licensing error with windows server 2008 r2

we have windows server 2008 R2 installed on our server. we use remote desktop to access it via LAN from 8 -10 client machines (6 different users). While this setup was working correctly for the past ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit Screen Frozen and Remote Desktop Freezes but Server Continues Working

I've asked this question a couple of times but I don't seem to be getting any real answers. We have a SBS (Windows Server 2008 Rc) server and suddenly the screen has started freezing. Even when we ...
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Setting up multi-user desktop Mac OS X with a single server

We have some developers and designers who need occasional access to a Mac desktop. Is it possible to purchase a single Mac (perhaps a Mini or Pro) and allow multiple users running Windows and Linux to ...
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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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Add multi monitor option to remote desktop web access

I have a test environment for a remote desktop farm with a connection broker load balancing logins across remote desktop session host servers. All servers are built on Server 2012 R2. Using rd web ...
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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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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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Web cam on RDS 2012 r2 clients?

My RDS clients (Win 8.1) needs to use Web Cam (in Lync) on their Win2012R2 RDS (Session Host). How do I set this up? I've found several of articles online, but they are all for Win2008R2. Is it ...
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Can I have a windows group with all the administrator privileges without the Remote Desktop privilege?

Currently, I am using an account in the administrators group on a machine to kill the processes and stop/start windows services remotely using a tool written in c# (wmi) but this is causing issues ...
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Denying\Allowing Remote Desktop Users in Windows 2008 Server r2

i'm managing a W2008 Server box. As for maintenance i need for some hours to deny access to all users in the Remote Desktop Users and Allow Administrators only. I've tried in gpedit.msc under user ...
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What port should I open to allow remote desktop?

What port(s) should I open/NAT to allow me to use Remote Desktop?