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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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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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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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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java applet frozen on the browser of remote desktop clients

Application access topology: One Window 7 Pro 32 Bit machine acting as a java applet server and remote desktop server; two remote desktop clients accessing server; one standard 10/100 switch ...
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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 ...
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Windows Server - check remote access

I have to check account access to about 700 servers with Windows Server 2003. We had access to all these servers, but over the years some of the servers changed owners and my group no longer have ...
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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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can the require user's permission be set in a gpo?

We are using Windows 2008R2 Server for our Domain Controller and a Windows 2008 for our Remote Desktop users. We have to support them or get them out of something on a regular basis. We have quite a ...
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a client is requesting what are the bandwith requirements for remote desktop [duplicate]

I have about 10 users from this particular customer. He's a cheapo so he's trying to get by with the least he can. What is the minimum a Windows 2008 remoteapp should be per user? Is there any ...
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Installing RD Gateway on a server with another site already in Default Web Site and listening on port 443?

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, web facing with one website already installed. I would like to also add the RD Gateway services to this machine since it is already accessible form the ...
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Which RDP roles should I install on my domain controller vs the actual application server where users will login?

We have a Windows 2012 server that will need to allow 10 users to access it via RDP. The server is setup in our domain. When I go to add the server role for RDP, it gives me the option to install ...
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Allow Linux developers to work remotely on Linux dektops [closed]

My users run either Linux or Windows desktops. They have servers allocated to them with all the internal tools available (for building, running internal applications, ...). Windows users would use ...
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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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Increase the number of concurrent users on Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running and I am able to connect to it using 2 different users via Remote Desktop Connection. Since a colleague and me are working on the server almost all the time and ...
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Multi screen RDP in Windows 8.1 Enterprise

I have just flattened my machine and installed Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition. I have used the Hyper-V to create a virtual machine for my Software Development stuff, on my VM I have also installed ...
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Nomachine 4 for X forwarding

I have been using nomachine nx client to connect from my mac to an ubuntu server for a while now and it has been a great experience. The most useful feature for me was the option to open up just one ...
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disable audio on remote desktop

I am running a Windows 2008 server that has remote users connecting to it via terminal services. I have group policies in place for each organization that connects. Is there a way, through group ...
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Remote desktop client MAC address

Is it possible to determine client mac-address in remote desktop services session? Clients connect over internet. How can I get it? Server: Win Server 2008 R2 or 2012