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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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
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Can the “harm your local or remote computer” warning be eliminated?

I have a Server 2012 RD farm which is used exclusively for sessions - not remote apps. It's working well except for some login concerns. One in particular is a warning that remote clients get when ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services cannot start

Under System Properties / Remote, The "Allow remote connections to this computer" is enabled. Also under Service Manager / Local Server, "Remote Desktop" is enabled. However, the "Remote Desktop ...
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Which IP addresses are using remote dekstop?

We have a server that has an open remote desktop port to the internet (no VPN.) Several people are allowed to log on to the machine remotely. The server runs Windows 7 (desktop OS.) I can find ...
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How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM running on Windows Azure. I want to enable the ability for 2 simultaneous administrative sessions over Remote Desktop. This is permitted under the EULA for Windows ...
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Mouse cursor on vps win server 2012 R2 not working

i have server with hyper-v manager on network (Windows server 2012). But after installing i can't click nowhere, the keyboard works but the mouse is not. Google did not tell me anything. The mouse ...
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how to I enable remote desktop on specific domain machine only

I have created an Organization and assigned a GPO to it. I have 3 computers on this domain. The domain controller, the remote desktop computer, and the sql server. I only want to enable remote ...
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how do I have a windows group automatically map a drive on connection?

I have 3 different windows user groups. Each group needs to have a certain drive mapped, unique to that group. Is there a way to say x group maps to y drive every time they connect? If I put ...
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How to export computers from Active Directory to XML using Powershell?

I am trying to create a powershell scripts for Remote Desktop Connection Manager using the active directory module. My first thought was get a list of computers in AD and parse them out into XML ...
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Create tunnel from PC1 to PC2 allowing PC2 to then connect back to PC1 via SSH without Port Forwarding

I'm looking to offer a Linux remote support service, to PC's which are mostly behind home NAT routers which don't have any ports forwarded. I want to be able to connect to those PC's by SSH upon ...
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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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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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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 ...