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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How to find out what is causing a terminal server to use all of the RAM?

I have 4 terminal servers (ie. Server1, Server2, Server3, Server4) in a cluster environment. for some reason Server1 is always using up 90-100% of it's available RAM. The other servers are averaging ...
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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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Slow Initial RDP Connection to Windows 10

Since upgrading a machine from Windows 8.1 Professional to Windows 10 Professional (workgroup, no domain membership), I've been experiencing a rather strange issue that I can't figure out. The initial ...
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How to access a google cloud virtual machine from a laptop with dual external monitors?

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 System 76 laptop(laptop). Two external monitors are connected to this laptop. I have configured a windows-server-2012-r2 Virtual Machine(VM) on the Google Compute ...
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Remote access with ability to reboot

We need to build a lab of computers (up to 15 PC and Mac) in order to test our software on different combinations of hardware and OS. We want to provide remote access to each of the computers. ...
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Unable to rdp after fw change

VM Windows Server 2012 r2 I was able to rdp to this VM without issues until today. While logged in via rdp I was in control panel > firewall and I noticed that there was a message saying 'use ...
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How do I find out which remote desktop sessions are active?

How do I find out which remote desktop sessions are active on a Windows Server 2003 box?
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Cannot log in to RDP

I have 2 IPs on my Windows Server 2012. 1st is local the 2nd is real public. Whenever I try to login using RDP from a windows 8 from inside the network of the local IP, I can easily log in. However, ...
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Mouse cursor on vps win server 2012 R2 not working

i have server with hyper-v manager on network (Windows server 2012). But after installing i can't click nowhere, the keyboard works but the mouse is not. Google did not tell me anything. The mouse ...
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RDC Issue To Server 2008 R2

I have a unique server setup and before you say anything, yes I know RDC isn't the best way to remote to a server but these are the constraints I have to deal with. Anyway I have a network of 4 ...
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Remote Desktop 100% through browser?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Web edition server. Is there are way I can remote desktop connect entirely through a browser. Meaning if "Remote Desktop Connection" on my pc is blocked, I can still connect? ...
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RemoteApp error Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference

I'm getting error 'Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference between your computer and the remote computer.' when i'm accessing a ...
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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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Error 2308 when trying to RDP to DC when session limit reached

I'm getting the error "Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed" when trying to establish an RDP connection to our Domain Controller but only when 2 users are already connected (session limit ...
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RDS vs. RD - any differences in speed and quality?

All other things being equal (available hardware resources, speed and type of network connection), is there any technical difference with an impact on quality between connecting to an RDS server vs. ...
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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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Windows SBS2011 Remote Web Access, access denied

An internal network of a workplace that I manage is changing its servers from SBS 2011 up to Full Server 2012 R2, so I am decommissioning the SBS 2011 slowly (can´t remove it completely, some legacy ...
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Stop Server attacks

I had many attacks on the port 1433 of my DB . I renamed the SA account and changed the DB port (my problem was solved thanks to dba.stackexchange.com ) . But i went to the windows server logs again ...
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Remotely set VNC service password

After a Windows update I cannot connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine via RDP. As an alternative, I remotely installed UltraVNC using PsExec. The WinVNC service starts successfully but when I try ...
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Does a domain computer trust certs from domain CA

I have investigated this but have been unable to find a definitive answer to my question. I have never used certificate services in active directory before so am unsure of its possible ...
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can't access one specific OS over vpn, using locale ip

My situation: 2 physical servers. server 1 has a windows server 2012 running. server 2 runs esxi 6.0, with two versions of windows 10, lets say windows 10 1 and windows 10 2. before today, ...
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Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer

At our office, any of our Windows 7 Clients get this error message when we try and RDP to a remote W2K8 Server outside of the office :- Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved ...
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SCCM Remote Control: Can you have multiple connection to same host?

Is it possible via the remote control feature of SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 to have more than one connection to a client? I.e. If two or three support staff want to remote into the same client at the same time ...
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RDP-ing or RDC-ing [closed]

I have always used the terminology RDP-ing when describing connecting to a remote desktop. Today I heard a colleague use the term RDC-ing, which triggered a debate. I have not been able to find any ...
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Does duplicate machine SID cause problems with Remote Desktop?

I am currently working on a Windows 8.1 image for Dell Venue Pro 11 and have been having some issues with generalizing the image with SysPrep. I am not planning on placing the tablets in a domain, ...
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Remote Desktop - remote computer that was reached is not the one you specified

We just setup some new Windows 2008 R2 servers and we are unable to Remote Desktop into them from our Windows 7 desktops. Remote desktop connects, but after we provide credentials we get: The ...
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Remote desktop hangs & disconnects

My remote desktop session to one of our domain controllers drops and freezes while trying to interact with the server. The symptoms of this issue do not closely match the other related questions here ...
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Start remote XFCE session on second TTY via SSH and X forwarding

I don't know very much about ssh and X forwarding (yet) and I am able to run a few graphical apps on the host machine and forward them to my client by using the -X option on ssh. What I really want to ...
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RDP Connection to Windows 7 stays really slow

I have an Issue with connecting to Windows 7 via RDP. I can open an RDP Session, but regardless of any settings, the response times are really long. This in particular is the case when opening a web ...
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Remote desktop connection to WinPE 8.0 [closed]

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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Windows Server 2012 R2 and RemoteApp [closed]

I was interested in setting up a virtual machine server and wanted to use VMWare Workstation with Windows Server 2012 R2. My idea is this: Use Server 2012 R2 to host VMWare Workstation and then use ...
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Remote desktop certificate error - how to connect anyways?

I have a remote server that I can only access through RDP. It uses a proper SSL certificate from godaddy for RDP, not a self signed one. The server is 2008R2, and I believe is set to the default of ...
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Demoted Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller remote desktop services not responding on external interfaces

I have removed all member servers from a single domain A. I have demoted the single Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller (old dc). Windows firewall is disabled and remote desktop (termserv) ...
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RemoteFX On NVIDIA Lower Cost Video Cards

I am looking into a Windows Server 2008 SP1 with RemoteFX enabled, however I do not want to buy one of the NVIDIA Quadro $1000+ video cards to do it (as only a small number of users will be using ...
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Running New-RDSSessionDeployment Remotely

I'm trying to script the setup of a remote desktop deployment into Azure. I'm using Powershell remoting to connect to the WinRM endpoint on the VM's and execute remote Powershell. For the most part ...
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Can't RDP to VM over Azure Point to Site VPN

I set up a point to site VPN from my computer to my vnet in Azure. Everything connects normally and even on the portal it says the tunnel is established. When connected to the VPN, I am still unable ...
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Allow copy-paste into MS Remote Desktop, but not copy from there?

I have a Microsoft Remote Desktop connecting to a server. Is it possible to enable copy-pasting from my local computer into the remote windows, but disable it the other way round? (this way it would ...
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Multi RDP connections as an Admin to the domain controller

We have a 2008 r2 server that's everything in one. It's a domain controller plus it runs some applications. I know it's a not a good design but it is what it is. Since it's a domain controller, it ...
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RDS, RDWeb, and RemoteApp: How to use public certificate for launching apps on session host?

Question: How do i tell RDWeb to launch apps from remote.domain.com rather then host.internaldomain.local? Environment: Existing org with AD forest. New single Server 2012 running all Remote Desktop ...
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RDP only connects at certain times from one computer

I need to RDP onto a PC that is not available on the LAN. Instead, it is accessed via dyndns.org over an Internet connection. Both the host and my notebook PC run Windows 7 Pro. I used to be able to ...
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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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RDP exits immediately after connecting to Windows Server 2008 R2

Background: I recently got a Windows cloud VPS server. I don't have much experience with server admin (I'm a programmer), and what little I do have is with linux servers. Ever since getting the ...
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How to remote desktop into a sleeping workstation?

If an office workstation is turned on, either in wake/sleep/logged off/logged in mode, is it possible to remote desktop into that workstation given that I have full admin priviledge to the Windows ...
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Remote desktop connection does not ask me for credentials

When I try to remote into my server from my PC a box comes up that asks me for my credentials, however no input boxes come up for me to give it my username and password. Here is what I get,
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Win7 ignores Firewall for RemoteDesktop via GPO

Windows 7 ignores the firewall rule from Group Policy, that should restrict RemoteDesktop to certain IP addresses. It works for XP, but Win7 machines still allow Remote Desktop from everywhere. I ...
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2012 R2 RemoteApp: The logon attempt failed

Setup: Two sites connected with site-to-site VPN. Separate domains with no trusts. Site A needs to connect to a RemoteApp at Site B. Site A Windows 7 Professional client with RDP 8 DNS entries for ...
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Warn if user logged into remote desktop

We have a virtual Machine that runs Windows 8.1 and we use it for testing there is ONE user account on this machine (lets call it jbloggs). The problem I have is, if someone is logged in doing ...
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Connecting a domain-joined pc to a non-joined pc

At my job we have a pc that controls the lights, ventilation, music,... of the factory hall. Since this pc runs on Windows XP it isn't connected to any network whatsoever. However, the production ...
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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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How to set the network interface for RDP in Windows Server 2012?

I have a server with multiple network interfaces, and I need RDP to only listen for connections on one of them; the server is not a Remote Desktop server, RDP is only used for remote administration. ...