Software and/or protocols allowing a user to access the graphical desktop on a system from a remote computer. Common protocols are RDP from Mirosoft, and RFB (used by VNC).

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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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Terminal Server Licensing (per device) in a dual boot environment: 1 or 2 licenses per PC? [duplicate]

in our company I have a few computers that are already Windows 7 clients to a Windows Server 2008 R2 but are now supposed to receive an additional Linux installation as a dual-boot option. The ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Issue

I have 2 HP Proliant servers with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed on them. They are headless servers, and I do not have a way of visually seeing the user interface of the servers. I do however know ...
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How to disable RDP access for Administrator

We need to disallow the domain Administrator account to access a server directly via RDP. Our policy is to log on as regular user and then use Run As Admin functionallity. How can we set this up? The ...
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How can i get ip address of client connected to remote desktop

I have this environment: I have one windows server with many client that will connect to it in remote desktop. For each client it creates a new session asa it connect to rdesktiop. What i need is ...
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printing from x86 terminal server to a x64 machine

I have a Windows Server 2008 x86 Application server. Upgrading is not an option at this point. I have clients connecting to the remote application and trying to print. The x86 users have no issue but ...
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restrict user to only 2 sessions

I need to limit the number of sessions a USER can have on our rdp server. I have the option to allow : I found this setting to allow multiple connections: ...
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RDP Terminal Chooser [closed]

Is there any software for linux or windows that lets you connect to a certain port over rdp, and then have it present a gui to you with multiple choices of servers to connect to, so that when you ...
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x2go arrow key is not working properly

I have installed ubuntu 12.04.1 and x2goclient on it. when connetc to a x2goserver (ubuntu 12.04.1) the arrow keys didnt work properly e.g :down key works like Enter anyone had such this problem ? ...
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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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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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How to specify to MSTSC which session to connect to?

I'm working on a project where I must do almost all of my work on a remote desktop. I also have to frequently connect and disconnect from the remote desktop because of the network configuration. ...
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Restrict RDS access for XP users

Please note, when I say "server", I don't mean the RDS client/server software on each persons computer, I mean a single central server which may be able to control which client computers can connect ...
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What causes Remote Desktop to pause/freeze temporarily after being minimized?

I often work between multiple windows when using Remote Desktop and when I maximize a previously minimized window it appears to freeze for a time and need to reconnect. Sometimes is turns out to be ...
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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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Logging in with local admin account after joining domain

I was under the impression that once you joined a domain that the local admin account would be disabled. I did the following in Azure: Created Windows Server 2012 R2 instance and promoted to domain ...
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Do I have to enable Remote Desktop Services to use Remote Web Workplace connect to computer

We have an existing SBS 2011 Standard installation and I am trying to configure Remote Web Workplace. So far I am able to connect to the Remote Web Access and use shared folders and connect to ...
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Sending Windows commands through RDP Connection Manager

Given the Windows Server 2012 charms disconnecting from a server seems difficult outside full screen. Win + C is required to disconnect from the UI. Can one assign a special key to real-time ...
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Server 2012 Remote Desktop User Profile Disks and User Profiles on Server 2008

I have a new MS Server 2012 as a Terminal Server to deal with Remote Desktop connections to my small business. Unlike my previous MS Server 2003 it doesn't seem to just work with the Roaming User ...
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How to prevent the globalprotect stop connection when disconnected with mstsc session

I have a problem with VPN connection. Currently, I have a globalprotect which is installed on server (window server 2008). The connection will be fine if I keep the remote session. However, ...
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Having trouble getting “Set action to take when logon hours expire” to work

I have a Windows Server 2012 server that allows remote desktop users (sessions are hosted on the server itself). I'm trying to enforce logon hours for these remote desktop users. I have specified ...
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KDC Certificate error using smartcard and Remote Desktop

Our Active Directory domain recently enforced smart card logons for administrator accounts. Since this change we have been unable to access some servers (2008 R2) using Remote Desktop. When attempting ...
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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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Windows 8.1 a “.\” in remote desktop gives current computer not remote computer

We had some issues with our domain recently where we got the "trust relationship has failed" message on a server. Now normally I could just login with the local admin to fix this, however I had ...
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Cannot Remote Desktop to Windows Small Business Server 2011

We have a server running Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials. It is the only server on the domain and runs Active Directory and is the Domain Controller. It also manages the firewall and ...
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Routing to Remote Desktop Gateway on internal network

I have a single physical host that I am using as a virtualization lab and a number of VM's on Hyper-V that are connected to the host via an internal network. I had it working so that the physical host ...
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Install VirtualBox on remote machine through RemoteDesktop [closed]

How can I install VirtualBox on a remote server through RemoteDesktop without being disconnected when the network is set up for VirtualBox? Can I install it and somehow set a parameter to set up the ...
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fail2ban for windows 2008 RDP [duplicate]

I'm looking for a solution to make remote desktop more secure. I'm looking for a fail2ban like for windows and specially for RDP which will block IP in firewall after N failed retries Any help?
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RDP Certificate subject name though a gateway

I have Server 2012 R2 setup with the Hyper-V and Server Essentials role enabled. I am running multiple machines that I would like to RDP to through a RDP Gateway. The gateway is correctly configured ...
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double login and other problems on remote desktop every 14 days

On Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services we got problems every 14 days on Monday morning independent of how long the server is up. You have to log in twice. RemoteApps will not start (only ...
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how do you disable Intel KVM user consent requirement?

I'm trying to setup Intel vPro AMT KVM (Remote Desktop). I enabled AMT using the Intel SCS AMT Wizard. I'm now trying to use MCTME (shown in screenshot) to remotely connect to the computer. It works, ...
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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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Using CA certificate for Remote Desktop Connection

I’m connecting over the web to a remote Windows Server 2012 R2 via Remote Desktop Connection for administration needs. It is a single web and database server without an AD etc. I’m not talking ...
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How to setup virtualization for our Servers / WorkStations? [closed]

I need to setup the virtual environment for our Servers and around 10 workstations. At present, we are connecting to the servers or workstations through Windows Remote Desktop Connection ( mstsc ) on ...
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Remote Desktop Protocol for Windows Server 2008

Currently we're having formatting issues when printing from a Windows 2008 server via TS Easy Print which we don't see when printing from Windows Server 2008 R2. Clients are running windows 7 with a ...
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Ask before disconnecting logged-in user on RDP / Windows Server 2012?

I am not able to find this information or to Google it so here it is: Me and a friend share 1 account on Windows Server 2012 (R2 Datacenter) virtual server. We use this to host one application and ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop firewall rules when alternate port is used

Out of the box Windows Server 2012 has 2 firewall rules related to Remote Desktop - 1 for TCP, another for UDP. Both rules specify %SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe on "Programs and Services" tab. ...
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How to prevent Windows Server 2008 R2 from automatically shutting down applications?

I have been running various processes over night on a Windows 2008 R2 AMD64 SP1 virtual server share via a VPN connection and remote desktop. Recently, I have been noticing that when I return in the ...
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measure RDP time to login

I have a requirement to, for a short while, measure the login time to remote desktop services. I have found a fork of "rdesktop", called "rdesktop-nogui", which is without X bindings and is possible ...
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Remote Desktop Services Web Interface desktop pool

My goal is to get Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2008 R2 running with a Desktop pool (IE When a user connects, he is directed to 1 of many Remote Desktop servers with the lowest load). ...
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On a terminal services server windows 2008 how can you lower the security settings of users

I'm trying this question again because apparently it didn't demonstrate enough effort to solve the problem, so I will list step by step what I have done and what is not working. If you are doubting ...
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remote desktop connection for lan computers from wan ip [closed]

so i have this xenserver running on my server machine which is running like 10 windows VM's which i need to get remote access connection to. we have 1 static wan ip address that we want to use it to ...
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how to customize desktops for remote users in windows server 2012

I'm going to use windows server 2012 to install all our accounting softwares required for our company and make a separate and customized desktop for each user in windows server 2012, but from my first ...
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Certificate Mismatch RDS Session Host

I've been banging my head against this for the last few days. I have a server 2012 remote desktop setup as follows: 1 Gateway Server 1 RD Web Access Serve 1 Session Broker, which is also a session ...
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server 2012 RDS cannot connect to virtual desktop in lab

I am trying an evaluation of remote desktops on Azure. I’d like to be able to demo the product and I’ve created a couple virtual machines, installed RDS and created a collection, but even though after ...
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List remote desktop administrative sessions in Windows Server 2012 [duplicate]

On our servers, we use Remote Desktop for remote administration only (the default administrative connections that are limited to two-sessions per server and don't require extra licensing). ...
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Full Information from Terminal Services Manager (tsadmin.msc) via command line

I would like to get the full session information that is presented in the Terminal Services Manager via the command line or PowerShell (so that it can be used in automation) or at the very least the ...
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Re-deploy/update Windows server from VMWare template

Our company is considering a remote desktop farm, and I just wanted to see if anyone has any advice on some procedures. Basically, we will have a connection broker sitting in front of several remote ...
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Measuring remote desktop latency when typing

I'm trying to measure the lag/latency of a remote desktop connection on the client, specifically when typing, but I don't know how to do this. For instance, I remote from my Windows 7 workstation ...