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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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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Return to original URL after closing RD Web Connection?

We have a SharePoint page that does a one-click launch of a Remote Desktop Web Connection (Win 2003), e.g. http://WebServer:8082/default.aspx?srv=DestinationServer#openinnewwindow This opens RDP ...
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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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RemoteApp screen redraw

We have Windows 2008 R2 with RemoteApp configured and when we open up some software (MYOB) we experience a screen redraw issue if we use RDweb to connect in. This happens with Windows XP or 7. If you ...
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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 ...
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EC2-like virtualisation platform with non-RDP access

I'm looking into setting up a few small VMs. The trouble is the software I intend to install on them (Cisco VPN Client) blocks out networking (other than to the target VPN destination...) with no ...
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Windows 2012 remote access can't connect

I have installed Windows Server 2012 for about 9 months ago. Earlier I could connect to my server with an external IP perfectly, but the license for the remote desktop services has ended. First, I ...
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I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061).

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
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What's the sense in having RemoteDesktopUsers without “log on through Remote Desktop Services” privilege? [closed]

Recently Microsoft changed the default policies in Windows Azure Guest OSs (Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012). One of the changes is that now only members of Administrators group have ...
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Mouse cursor jumps around when using RDP

We have over 350 users complaining that their mouse cursor keeps jumping around when typing. It seems like it's happening when the protocol is starved for bandwith, but I'm not quite sure yet. If it ...
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Windows Server Essentials 2012 & RDP: How to disable all read/write access to disks and USB devices except user profile?

I'd like to allow an RDP user to access their profile folder but nothing else on the server. Ideally I'd like to disable read/list files/write on all disks except for the user profile location. Is ...
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Windows Remote Desktop: Different configurations based on location

Is it possible to set up remote desktop (via group policy or another method) so that it has different settings based on where the user is connecting to the session from? In my scenario, I'd like to ...
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RDP or VNC a single application

I'm working at a school and need to put together a solution that allows our students to access certain flash-based websites on their iPads. The existing commercial solutions like Puffin Browser don't ...
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Permitting Remote Deskop Users group to login in

I've been running into an issue where members of our IT department are unable to login to the servers we have recently set up. I have added the IT group to the Remote Desktop Users group and they are ...
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GPUs with virtualized Remote Desktop Session Hosts

I would like to have Remote Desktop users benefit from the new RDP 8 features, including Aero designs and H.264 on-the-fly video encoding. While I could find a ton of documentation on how to set this ...
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Log into a specific server in a Windows 2012 Remote Desktop Collection

I have 4 Windows 2012 Remote Desktop servers in 1 collection. All 4 of the servers have the RD Session Host role. I've also put the collection into High Availability Mode, so all 4 servers also have ...
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Getting just the “active” remote desktop sessions

In windows I can get the remote desktop sessions on a particular server using: qwinsta /server:SERVER_NAME But this gives me sessions of all different states(e.g.: Active, Disc, ... ). Does any ...
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Cannot view User Accounts on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a fresh install of Linux Ubuntu 12.04 and for some reason I cannot seem to access the User Accounts. Through terminal I am able to establish ssh connection to the root account and to ...
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Remote 3D-accelerated OpenGL apps from Windows server

Is there any solution that will you allow you to run GPU-accelerated OpenGL applications remotely, given: The remote machine is a Microsoft Windows server There is a 3D graphics card in the remote ...
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Remote Desktop Connection error

When I try to connect to remote host with Windows Server 2003 R2 SE via RDP from another few Windows Server 2003 clients I get the following error. The client could not connect to the remote ...
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Can Windows RDC admin users be immune from being kicked?

I'm using remote desktop on Windows Server 2008 r2 and I'm trying to find a way to prevent users from kicking off admin users. I understand that according to MS a regular user should not be able to ...
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Remote Desktop Access + IIS Manager

To allow users to connect to my server remotely, I added the domain group Domain Users to the local group on my server Remote Desktop Users. These users can login to the server remotely but when they ...
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Show remote desktop rdp filename in connection bar [closed]

When I connect to a remote desktop using IP address instead of server name, the IP address is displayed in the connection bar in fullscreen mode, and in the window title when in window mode. This is ...
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How to get access to all Client Desktops from the Active Directory Domain Controller?

I have access to Domain Controller 1 and 2 where "Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard" is running. There are also 10 clients running Windows 7 Professional in the domain, more clients to come. I would ...
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remote desktop on windows server 2012 issue

i installed windows server 2012 on my computer but when i connect to it remotely i can conncet and use it for 2 or 3 minutes and after 2 or 3 minutes it hangs and i have to connect to it again. i ...
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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. ...
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No Remote Desktop Serivces Available in Group Policy?

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP 2 Standard domain controller. Attempting to enable RDP on workstations throughout the network using Group Policy. Everything I see says to go to Computer ...
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How to add local group to “Remote Desktop Users” group in Windows 7 pro

I created a local group (say ToolUsers). I want to add this group to "Remote Desktop Users" so that these user can login remotely via MSTSC. When I try to add, this local group is not visible & ...
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Why does the clipboard not work with RDP through Microsoft's Unified Access Gateway (UAG)?

This one is really driving me nuts... For one of our customers, we are allowed access using the Microsoft Unified Access Gateway, which provides an HTTPS-tunneled way to (among other things) run ...