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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Windows Server 2008 R2 - RDSH - Registry bloat with Samsung Universal Print Driver

While running multiple Windows Server 2008 R2 RDSH farms we are experiencing an issue where the RDSH servers all are having their Registry bloated to the maximum value 2048MB. Using Sysinternals ...
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Can't get virtual desktops to show up on RDWeb for Server 2012 R2

UPDATE: I rebuilt the entire system with the retail release of Server 2012 R2 instead of the preview, I also more closely followed the Test Lab guide, but I am still having the same issue. I built ...
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How to check remotely the remoted logged in users on a computer, using WMIC?

I would like to know if it is posible to get the current usernames of remotely logged in users on a computer? From windows cmd? Kind of: WMIC /NODE:ComputerName ComputerSystem Get Username This ...
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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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How can I connect to Windows XP via RDP without opening a local session first? [closed]

I have a Windows XP Pro virtual machine hosted in Hyper-V (on Windows 8 Pro). Since the native Hyper-V connection window has very limited features (e.g. no clipboard support), I use RDP to connect to ...
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Switch User Option on Screen Saver Lock Screen

I am using Windows Server 2012 for remote desktop services. I currently have policy set for all users screen saver to lock after 5 minutes of inactivity. When logged in on the actual machine, this ...
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Manage redirected print queues from RD users on Server 2008 as Administrator

How can I view the all the print queues on a 2008 server, even redirected ones created by remote desktop users? When I log into a Server 2008 Server as Administrator, and I view the Printers folder ...
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Access denied when attempting login to servers with Domain Users via RDP

I have a VM server, with VSphere, I have 2 windows server 2003 VMs: A server holds the DNS, DC and AD roles. IIS holding a web platform that allows Domain Admins to create new Domain Users (which are ...
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dedicated rpd server unable to resolve domain names

I have a rented dedicated Windows 2008R2 server. I use it for a remote development workstation. I've been having a lot of issues using IE, firefox, and Chrome. It is saying that it could not find the ...
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Remote Management (VNC-style) without Port Forwarding [closed]

Is there a way of setting up a VNC-style server (RDP would do as well) on machines behind NATs, and have access to them? Should be technically possible by having outgoing connections from the NATed ...
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OpenThinClient - Start up error - RPC Timeout

It's my first time using openthinclient, I find it great that I will be able to boot my desktop as a thin client without having to format it and if my RDP server is down, the desktop will boot its ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Remote Desktop Users Group resetting members to SIDS

Server 2008 R2 server that several users in the domain (non-domain admins) need to be able to remote to -- added them to a security group in AD ("HPS-BS"), added that security group to Local group of ...
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Brute Force Attacks - What Else Can I Do?

I am running a Windows 2008 Server which is racked in a data center. Over the last week I have noticed a lot of attempts to brute force login to the box via RDP. Here is what I have in place: Win ...
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Allowing remote desktop over 2 different NICs

I have 2 networks plugged into a server 2008 R2 box. Both are separate vlans with internet connections. I want network B to be able to remote desktop into the server using IP 10.20.0.16 and network A ...
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Remote desktop clients : saved password lost

We use remote desktop on a regular basis ( about 40 clients ). On the client computers we save the passwords in Remote desktop connection ( by checking the checkbox 'save credentials'). Doing this ...
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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 Session: Switching from Desktop to Metro Mode Windows Server 2012

I'm having a terrible time switching back/forth between the desktop and metro mode in remote desktop windows accessing a Windows 2012 server. I know of two ways--one doesn't work in remote session ...
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Clipboard Stops Working over RDP?

On our Windows Server 2003 we host a MS-Access application (*.mdb), the users today were complaining that when they copied anything to the clipboard either to or from the RDP window, the clipboard was ...
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Automatic assignment of remote desktop

Is there a way to direct the user automatically to his own PC when Remote Desktop is launched (rather than having the user type in the PC name), other than use pre-saved rdp files? The situation is ...
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Use group policy to force certain security groups to log off remote desktop sessions

I'm having difficulty creating a GPO that will be applied only to certain computers and security groups. Here is what I would like to do. I have an OU with several computers in them. I would like to ...
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How to configure a Remoteapp server to increase stability

RemoteApp is Instable According to my experience, Remote Desktop connections (especially RemoteApp connections) suffer from several instablities, which manifest themselves especially when using ...
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RDP Access in Windows Server 2012 [closed]

Is it possible to restrict RDP access the SQL server to be only from the Terminal Services server
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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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File associations will not stick when setting up a mandatory profile on Windows 2008

I currently have 3 users using a mandatory profile on my Windows 2008 remote desktop server. I have managed to get everything to play nice by changing registry permissions, setting up permissions on ...
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Test Multiple Server for login (WIndows 2008)

I currently run a PING sanity check test (batch file with result file) on over 80 servers in 4 environment. But, even if we "ping" ok 100% of the servers, it doesn't mean that the machine are working ...
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How to locking window server 2008 dont use shortcurt key? [closed]

I want to only use mouse to lock window server 2008 when i using remote desktop and dont want to disconnect because im copying file from server. How can I do this ?
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Remote Desktop listen on 2 different ports [closed]

I have a server which in the local network I would like to access remotely through the default RDP port 3389. Due to filtering services at work, the port 3389 is unavailable as many other ports. ...
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Uninstall Remote Desktop Session Host

I want to remove the Remote Desktop Session Host on a new VM that was installed as part of a test script to take a vanilla VM to a Terminal Server. However, upon uninstalling the above I wasn't unable ...
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Remotely enable remote desktop on Windows server 2008

So I got myself in a complicated situation. I have my Windows server 2008 box, currently with no monitor, keyboard or mouse attached to it (I set it up once, enabled remote connection and detached all ...
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Remote Desktop locks user account on Password Change

We maintain a Terminal Server on our network for our remote office and occasional third party vendors to connect in to. Our windows network active directory has the standard windows password ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remotedesktop: connect to a specific session host

in my test enviroment I have four remotedesktop session hosts and one broker. Now I want to install software on each sesion host. When I connect with the local administrator, it's all fine, but I ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 RDweb - connecting to PC's, multiple authentication prompts

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running that's running the Remote Desktop Web Access role and Remote Desktop Gateway. The web access is supposed to be used to connect to PC's in the internal network. ...
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Backgrounding Command Prompt and Running at Login for Domain Users

Intro I have a Topaz eSignature pad that I have connected to a fat client PC to sign reports inside of a terminal session running on a remote server. I have it working so it will sign the reports on ...
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with windows remote desktop is it worth turning off tsl to block by ip address?

I have been assessing this software for securing our cloud server's RDP connection. The problem is, it requires you to use RDP encryption, without TSL. This is because with TSL the ip addresses are ...
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Setting up a Windows shared computer for users without full terminal server

I'm setting up a Windows 7 "resource computer" that will have applications installed like Visio 2013 and others that are used by my employees but not needed enough to buy individual licenses for ...
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Replacing VNC with Remote Desktop, how do you share a desktop between users like VNC?

We are in the process of switching from VNC to Remote Desktop for accessing shared computer resources. Currently we run a mixed environment of Windows 7, Windows XP SP3, and Windows Server 2008 R2. ...
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Compatibility issue upgrading to Windows Server 2012 (Remote Desktop Roles need uninstalled?)

Windows Server 2012 setup (upgrading from Server 2008) says after compatibility check: "Setup has detected that at least one of Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH), Remote Desktop Connection Broker ...
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RemoteApp doesn't start second time

I am having an issue with RemoteApp through a Remote Desktop Gateway. The Remote Desktop Server and Gateway services are running on the same server running Windows Server 2012. The client is Windows 7 ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Can't Print

I know this may sound incredibly stupid and there is probably an easy solution but I can't seem to find it. Friends of mine recently upgraded their server for their small business from the POS old ...
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Shadowing with x0vncserver - No mouse pointer

I am working on a solution to shadow a user's X session in a multiuser desktop environment. If one wants to shadow a session they use my script. My script sets the proper XAUTHORITY environment ...
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“There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” when trying to remote desktop to a VM after a power failure

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a virtual machine (vmware, Windows Server 2008 R2). I was connected to the SQL Server from another virtual machine via SQL Server Management Studio, then a power ...
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RD Gateway: Most secure approach to authenticate users against remote domain

I need to perform authentication on a Remote Desktop Gateway against a remote domain. We have an internal corporate network with the domain corpdomain. Additionally there is a network at a remote ...
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Windows 2012 RDP daily cold start

I have a Dell 2950 with Esxi 4. On top of that is W2012 installed, which is a bit slow but good enough. It runs a few IIS8 websites without much hassle. The only big problem I have is that when I ...
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winexe + how winexe perform login to remote machine by which protocol

When I run the winexe tool in order to remote executes commands on WIN systems from Linux Which protocol winexe tool used ? Not clearly from winexe doc how winexe works ( ssh protocol or RDP …etc ) ...
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How do I change the start-up login screen desktop background and theme on a XP machine where users log-in through AD?

So I have this XP machine on the AD and people login to it remotely using RDP clients. There is a default looking 'HP' themed wallpaper and the default XP theme is used (blue fisher price theme). Once ...
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Looking to remote access from other mac machine [closed]

I have laptop with ubuntu 13.04. I want to access other machine display which is mac-mini. I am trying to get output via remote desktop access but I have no idea about it. Kindly give your opinion. ...
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Java applications getting squeezed via remote desktop with 16bit color depth

I am managing some virtual desktops running Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64. When running any Java applications (tested on 7u13, 7u21 and 7u25) the windows are getting squeezed to the left. The black ...
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Is it OK to remove port 1433 from my SQL Server? [closed]

What are the consequences of removing 1433 all together ? I plan on only using RDeskTop to access my sever. Any Reason why this a bad Idea ? -Thank You
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how to apply RDP session timeouts to a local group in Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows 2008 R2 64-bit, not a member of Active Directory. Created local group named RDP_Session_Settings. The group has a number of local users in it, but not all local users that exist on that ...