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 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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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 > ...
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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. "Client"...
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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 Engine(...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does x2go client starts minimized on windows

When I try to start X2go client on windows, it starts the server but then goes back to windows. I was able to record the application window that causes the this: http://i.imgur.com/jmfmFV0.png It ...
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How to watch firefox/chrome running headlessly [under xvfb] on remote headless machine?

I have my selenium tests running on a jenkins server installed on a ubuntu headless machine [remote on AWS] using xvfb buffer, there are times when the tests gives false failures may be because of ...
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What do I need to install on remote linux server to be able connect it with ssh -X?

there is no graphics environment, it was configured to be accessed and managed via command-line. It is Debian however I think the question is general for all distributions... I was about to install ...
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Installing a Desktop Environment on a headless CentOS 7 server by CLi only [closed]

I am looking to install a Desktop environment on my headless Centos 7 server, and retain the headless functionality of the server. I have one caveat. I am nowhere near the server. It is in a server ...
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Access Centos7 server through windows network for Nagios

We have a windows network setup at work. A new server was spun up that has Centos 7 on it for us to install Nagios to monitor some services. I need to be able to access the Centos server from a ...
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Looking for suggestions with a program that doesn't allow multiple sessions

We are running a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with Remote Desktop Services. The idea is that everybody can log in and run company software that requires extensive configuration, that way we only ...
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WS2012R2 RemoteApp Server refuses to remember password

I have a problem that's puzzling me and I can't quite put my finger on it. We have two VMs, running Windows Server 2012 R2, both configured with Remote Desktop Services and running the RemoteApp ...
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Preventing Remote Desktop Use for Active Directory Users

Is it possible to restrict the applications that an active directory user can have access to? Specifically is there a way where I can prevent them from using Remote Desktop?
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how to allow remote desktop on one computer and deny on another for the same domain user

This is my scenario. I have two servers. First one is the domain controller. 2nd one is the backup domain controller. Both are windows 2008 R2. I want to setup user permissions so that say userX in my ...
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Identify if a server is currently accessed via Remote Desktop Connection

For instance I have a server that is used by 4 people and there is only one account in that server. We know that when someone is already accessing it and another user accessed the server, the current ...