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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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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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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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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Set up network to provide remote assistance [closed]

Currently: On location A I've got 7 computers running Windows XP Professional SP3. I've got 2 of these running a free version of Teamviewer. The rest have nothing and I can't access them from ...
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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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Assigning GPUs to HyperV2012

I have followed the instructions provided by TechNet to setup HyperV 2012 (Windows Server 2012 Std) to assign GPUs within the HyperV settings: ...
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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 ...