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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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 ...
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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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Cisco Anyconnect: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled

I need to run Cisco AnnyConnect from a VM in a data center. When I run it I get this message: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled Can this be turned off? I saw some ...
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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). [closed]

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 ...
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Connect Server C Drive with out using RDC

We have some issue in connecting the server via Remote Desktop Connection. It is not at all connecting As the server got low memory space in c drive we are unable to connect. I would like to know is ...
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Remotely administer hundreds of computers

I work for a company that has roughly 500 (expanding to over 1000 this year) computers out in the field. These computers are spread all through America, with 2 of them in Canada (noone bothers with ...
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Remote desktop connection taking longer than 20 seconds to connect

When connecting to one of my servers with remote desktop it takes an unusually long time to present me a log in box. After connecting server is very responsive so it doesn't seem like it is running ...
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How do I limit Standard Users to 1 RDP session while leaving admin on 2 or more

I know how to change it at about 3 different locations(Limit administrator RDP session to single instance instead of default 2 simultaneous?), but I want to differentiate between admin and standard ...
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Connecting to specific session using remote desktop

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server with no active directory, single credentials for all. It is possible to disconnect from a session without logging off. Is there a way to connect directly to a ...
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Is a Terminal Services or RDP thin client solution inscure?

I've been doing my research on thin client setups and it seems like a very cool concept. Instead of purchasing and maintaining many PCs you can simply have thin clients that RDP into a Server 2008 ...
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Remote desktop clients are disconnected and some files are damaged

We have a Windows 2008 r2 server using RDP. This is used as a production server for software developer to build applications. The users are able to login successfully, but after a few hours the ...
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Disabling local resources just for some users accessing a remote desktop session host

We are using a VPS running Windows server 2008 We need to disable the access to local resources (printer, local drives, etc) just for some users remotely accessing this VPS, while allowing the use of ...
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Remote Desktop Connection slow to Server 2003

I am experiencing massive slowness remoting into a server 2003 via remote desktop connection to a terminal server in another office location. The location where I am remotting into from has a fast ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host remote desktop

I'm trying to connect to my work server using my macbook. in the morning it was working and now its not. This is what im doing ssh -vv muhammad@man.softwarehouse.com -L 1024:bolton:3389 This is ...
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How to allow more than two Remote Windows sessions on Windows Server 2012 Standard?

Recently setup a new 2012 server. After I create two Remote Windows connections to the server using ordinary user accounts (not administrators), I get this error when I try to create a third ...