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

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Best practice deploy printer in 2012R2 RDSH?

I have 3 servers with 2012 R2 RDS Session Host, where my users log on. I have 4 printers. What is best practice to deploy these 4 printers to my users?... Using GPO shared printers or Deploy ...
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Deleted printers keeps coming back - and multiply

My users are on 2012 R2 RDS Session Host servers. I've used "Deploy Printers" (from Print Manager) to deploy 4 printers. The last week, I've had a lot of problems where users can't print. If I ...
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MSTSC + gateway crashes on auto reconnect

We have an application that is used as a RemoteApp. Users access the RemoteApp via gateway. We are experiencing crashes with users running MSTSC v.6.3 on Win64 (tested with Windows 7 and Windows 8) ...
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What's the Correct Way to Implement Certificates on an RDS Farm?

We currently deploying six terminal servers in a farm that will be accessed by thin clients running Windows Embedded. The idea behind the thin clients is to have a seamless single-sign on whereby as ...
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How to Access an AWS Instance with RDC when behind a Private Subnet of a VPC

We are implementing a typical Amazon VPC with Public and Private Address - with all servers running the Windows platform. The MS SQL instances will be on the private subnet with all IIS/web servers on ...
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Launch firefox on remote server using SSH with a command line parameter

Is there a way to launch firefox on a remote server using SSH this way ? : ssh username@ip_address [command line] When I run: ssh username@ip_address -Y (or -X) firefox (I want to launch firefox ...
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Install remote desktop session host remotely

I've removed the remote desktop host role from one of my Azue VM, so I can't RDP into it. I have tried to recreate the endpoints and even the VM with no luck. I can't either access remotely with ...
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reliable virtual desktop environment for Amazon EC2 Ubuntu

I have an ubuntu 13.04 instance in the Amazon EC2 Cloud. I am trying to run some java programs on the server that require a GUI desktop environment. I need just 1 desktop instance to connect to via ...
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Win2k3s - Low colours on Remote Dekstop

The problem I am experiencing is a slight variation on the common issue with colour-count on RD. When connecting RD from a win7 machine to a win2k3s machine via the Administrator account I get a ...
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How to stop Remote Desktop causing PgAdminIII windows to be black

We have a new server (2012 R2), at the moment it doesn't do anything and I'm using it to test some SQL by running pgAdmin. I access this using both standard remote desktop and remote desktop ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Connection broker (or gateway) not working properly

Here's my network... (Link to network diagram: http://i.stack.imgur.com/F9gTF.png) I have three RDSH servers - SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3. My Connection Broker is located on a separate box SVPDC1. ...
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Web cam on RDS 2012 r2 clients?

My RDS clients (Win 8.1) needs to use Web Cam (in Lync) on their Win2012R2 RDS (Session Host). How do I set this up? I've found several of articles online, but they are all for Win2008R2. Is it ...
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RDP over internet for selected clients

The basic idea is simple: allow Remote Desktop connections over the Internet. However: By default, any client can connect to the RDP host. I'd like to restrict that. (Just so you know, filtering ...
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windows 8.1 remote desktop connection into multiple servers simultaneously

I've recently updated to Windows 8.1 and I've discovered that I don't know how to remote into multiple boxes anymore. Previously, on Windows 7, I'd hit Start, Remote Desktop Connections, and get the ...
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Prevent RD users from storing password in WebAccess (RdWeb)?

When my users opens RdWeb (eg. from home) and enter their credentials, then they are presented with this dialog... How can I prevent them from storing their password?
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VMWare - Get notified when someone is accessing via Remote-Console

recently i (got) moved to a virtual machine with my workstation. There's only one thing i am worry about - 40 people will have the ability to watch me working without me knowing about (except cursor ...
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Win2012R2 RDS Host Session - how do I prevent external access for some users?

I've set up a Win2012R2 RDS Session Host farm. Only some users must be allowed to log on outside our network (external) while everybody must be allowed to logon on internal network. How can I do ...
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there is no certificate installed on this server

I want to secure a remote desktop connection using ssl. I provided a CA server, created a self-signed certificate, and then I installed that in remote server. When I tried to assign a certificate to ...
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Can I use XenServer GPU Pass-Through without XenDesktop?

XenServer documentation only covers using GPU Pass-Through ("vGPU") to run XenDesktop's "HDX 3D Pro Graphics." XenServer GPU Pass-Through cannot be used with the XenCenter VNC console and it does not ...
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remote desktop control - connect from windows 7 to mac ox x mavericks on same LAN [closed]

I'm struggling here to find a viable solution to my problem - connecting from windows 7 to mac osx for remote desktop access on the same LAN. I have a mac mini, quite literally 10 feet away from me ...
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Remote Desktop + Windows Server 2012 + Connect using host name results in “The user account is currently disabled and cannot be used”

The server is just a simple IIS box - no AD DS or anything else, running Windows Server 2012 with the latest updates applied. If I RDC to my server using the IP address it connects without a problem. ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Broker HA round-robin-name fails

I have these servers... Name : DC1 Roles: PDC, File/Print, RD License, SQL 2012 Name : DC2 Roles: BDC, RD Webaccess Name : SVRDS1 Roles: RD Broker (primary), RD Host session Name : SVRDS2 Roles: ...
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RDS 2012 R2: An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x607)

I've set up an RDS 2012 R2 host farm, but have problems. When I try to log on from an outside client, then I get this error... "An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x607)" I've tried google ...
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Win 2012 RDS farm not accessible for external clients

External clients can't access my RDS farm - here's what I've set up: (all servers are Win 2012 R2 and clients are Win 8.1) Server: PDC1 ip: 10.0.0.2 roles: file, print, sql 2012, dhcp, dns, RD ...
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Remote desktop certificate error - how to connect anyways?

I have a remote server that I can only access through RDP. It uses a proper SSL certificate from godaddy for RDP, not a self signed one. The server is 2008R2, and I believe is set to the default of ...
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Unsolicited remote assistance

I am trying to figure out how to allow a group of users to offer unsolicited remote assistance using msra /offerra to their fellow domain members. I have created a policy enabling "Offer Remote ...
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Creating a RDS farm in Win2012 R2

My setup: Domain Controler (name: SVDC1) Three RDS servers (name: SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3) I'm setting up the RDS servers in a farm - never tried it before and I need your help. My task is, ...
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SBS 2008 coexist with Server Standard for Remote Desktop Services

I need to provide secure remote desktop access to multiple users in a small business. I believe they currently are running SBS 2008 (identifies as Windows Server Standard FE). My understanding is ...
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Running New-RDSSessionDeployment Remotely

I'm trying to script the setup of a remote desktop deployment into Azure. I'm using Powershell remoting to connect to the WinRM endpoint on the VM's and execute remote Powershell. For the most part ...
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When the Service Base Filtering Engine is active, ping and Remote Dsktvp do not work

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 When the Service Base Filtering Engine (BFE) Running is a Ping and RDP are disabled and do not work. But when I disable the service is Both Ping and RDP work. What do ...
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RDP to machine on network with different subnet

Our broadband router has just been changed and our network which was on 172.18.2.xxx is now 192.168.9.xxx. All is fine but I have one box which we used to RDP into and which has no screen mouse or ...
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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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OpenGL 4+ will not work on RemoteFX with Windows Server 2012 Standard host and Windows 7 SP1 Enterprise/Windows 8.1 Enterprise VMs

I have installed Windows Server 2012 Standard on the following hardware: -Intel desktop motherboard with Virtualization hardware support. -16 GB of RAM -Intel i5-2500 (Supports SLAT) -nVidia Quadro ...
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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 ...