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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RD Connection Broker direct user to specfic RD Session Host

Let me state the objective first. I would like to configure a Remote Desktop Services paradigm such that a Remote Desktop Client is able to connect to an entity, likely an RD Gateway or RD Connection ...
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Remote desktop disabled for oracle user

Recently while installing Oracle 12C DB on Windows server 2008 R2. I created an user called Oracle through the Oracle DB installation setup. Now am unable to login remotely into the machine with this ...
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RDP exits immediately after connecting to Windows Server 2008 R2

Background: I recently got a Windows cloud VPS server. I don't have much experience with server admin (I'm a programmer), and what little I do have is with linux servers. Ever since getting the ...
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What would cause Wyse C10LE Thin Clients to suddenly be unable to use dual displays after Windows Updates?

Problem We have a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1 Remote Desktop server with a handful of users logging in from Wyse C10LE thin clients running the Linux-based Wyse ThinOS. A user turned on ...
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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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How to find out what is causing a terminal server to use all of the RAM?

I have 4 terminal servers (ie. Server1, Server2, Server3, Server4) in a cluster environment. for some reason Server1 is always using up 90-100% of it's available RAM. The other servers are averaging ...
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How to check all RDP connections from central server

We currently have multiple servers where multiple users use the same account to log into a server. Eg. Say there are 3 Users ABC, XYZ, MNP where all users log into a server with the same user KLM. ...
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Could not Remote Login or Ping server [migrated]

This morning I applied the Windows updates on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. On system restart, I was no longer able to ping the system or log in remotely. This server is managed remotely, so I was not ...
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Can't connect to computer via SBS2011 RWA

I've got an SBS 2011 Essentials server. Users a able to log on to Remote Web Access using their username and password. However, the trouble starts when a users attempts to log on remotely to his/her ...
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How to disable copy/paste and drive redirection in Remote Desktop Services

I recently setup a RDS server and it is working great, but I'm wanting to lock down the RDS so that when someone is on there they can't accidentally or purposely bring anything from their local ...
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Slow logon via Remote Desktop to Server 2012 and Smart Card service errors

Problem When I log on my Server 2012 R2 server via Remote Desktop, it sits at the logon screen for 10-20 seconds before logging me in. After logging in I found the following errors in the System ...
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Strange RDP / Remote Desktop problem

I'll try to be as specific as I can be: Server is running SBS 2008 R2 (with all updates) Server is connected to the internet Server has 2 NIC's, one is disabled Server is running RDP Service ...
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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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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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%sessionname% returns incorrect session name

I have a virtualised Windows XP SP3 machine, which I am connecting to over Remote Desktop. One of my scripts needs to use the %sessionname% variable. However this returns incorrect information. ...
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Linux implementation of TS gateway

I was wondering if there is a linux implementation of a TS Gateway, like the one present in Windows Server 2008. My scenario, I have a Windows remote desktop client behind a Linux Gateway at home, ...
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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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How to send ctrl+alt+del using Remote Desktop

I need to change the local admin password on a remote PC using a Remote Desktop Connection. I would normally do this by pressing ctrl+alt+del and selecting the change password option. But I can't send ...
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I cannot connet to windows remote desktop by remmina from ubuntu 14.04?

In yesterday, i install a windows server 2008 r2 and enable remote desktop on it. Then from my ubuntu desktop by remmina i could connect it very well. Today, i cannot connect to it by remmina. I ...
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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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Use mandatory profiles on the RD Session Host server

I want to configure my Windows Server 2008 servers like this. A user logs on, they load a profile that has been configured for that server and no changes can be made to the profile. I want to do ...
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Multi-Monitor Remote Desktop [migrated]

Since going back to school (for my M.S. I went from SysAdmin to part-time/consultant), I'm frequently working from my home office, and I find myself often using remote desktop to work on specific ...
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Is AWS ELB a viable replacement of RDGW

tl;dr Is Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer a viable replacement for Remote Desktop Gateway? short enough; did read My client currently uses a remote desktop gateway with roughly 10 remote ...
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Remote Desktop event ID 20499. No noticeable issues

I get a warning event with ID 20499 for TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager.The error is: Remote Desktop Services has taken too long to load the user configuration from server ...
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Server 2008 R2 How to Change Windows 7 Basic Theme Color

We're deploying thin clients connecting to a terminal server farm. The computers have high visibility to the public and I would like them to at least look presentable and not like something out of ...
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Securing Remote Desktop Server on Windows 7 For Internet Use

I have a desktop and laptop both running Windows 7 Professional. My goal is to secure the desktop so that I can securely use "Remote Desktop" over the Internet from ONLY the laptop. I have already ...
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“Wscript.echo” in place of Report.txt in VBS? [closed]

This script gets remote user's membership info and saves a report.txt as a result. Can this code be changed with wscript.echo in place of Report.txt. I tried to change it but i couldnt :( Thank you ...
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Server 08 RDP: possible to warn if same user is already connected?

Currently we do some development and monitoring over 1 RDP account (administrator) to a server 2008 r2 machine, as everyone needs to share the same instance of everything to ensure consistency. The ...
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VPN users stuck on welcome screen then error (RDS)

I run a SBS environment with 2 RDP servers, over the past few months (unable to pinpoint the date/time) my remote (vpn) users are unable to connect to my Remote desktop servers. they get stuck on the ...
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Outlook 2010 corrupts all Office attachments on a Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server

I have a rather annoying problem with a clients new Remote Desktop server. The problem is that any and all Office attachments (tested with Word and Excel documents) sent to the users via email cannot ...
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KVM Windows 7 graphics performance using remote desktop

I'm have a Windows 7 installed as a KVM guest on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (headless server). Virtio driver is installed (for system disk). Graphics performance is bad due to lack of graphics driver - there ...
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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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windows server 2012 remote desktop - Send messages between standard users

Does anyone know the policy, or registry change, etc. for allowing messages (on the same server) between standard users... an elevated cmd prompt or task manager works of course... but need it 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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Connecting to Remote Desktop using proxy and Remote Desktop Gateway?

I have setup a Remote Desktop Gateway server using Windows Server 2012 R2. I am using the Remote Desktop Gateway as an intermediary between to provide the remote desktop session over 443 since 3389 is ...
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How to allow user to use RDP connection to windows azure Windows Server VM instance?

I created a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM instance in Windows Azure and I can connect to it. I created a new user account for my friend (*not admin). Opened new MSTSC instance and tried to connect to ...
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Remote Desktop: Works on one computer but not another

(also posted on stackoverflow and superuser) Finally switching from desktop to laptop at work. I use Remote Desktop quite a bit to access our server (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard). I can access ...
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MS Azure WindowsServer2012R2-DatacenterEdition RemoteDesktop Shadow Session setup?

I use WindowsServer2012R2-DatacenterEdition as Microsoft Azure virtual machine instance and connect via RemoteDesktop. I'd like to use shadow session feature. Here's what I've done so far. 1 ...
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Maximum number of logged in users using remote desktop

We are using remote desktop to log in to a Windows 2012 server with a limit for two simultaneously users only. Sometimes, however, we need to be more. We've discussed that with our server guys who ...
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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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users connecting to remote desktop to use software

Im an IT assistant at a CNC milling company and we use a program called made2manage. Its an ERP (enterprise resource management) software. Each license is something like 5k and instead of giving each ...
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RDCMAN Remote Desktop Connection Manager doesn't allow all clicks or clicking

I'm using RDCMAN 2.2 from WIN7 x64 to WIN7 x64. I can login fine to remote boxes and see the remote desktop, and see the mouse move, but!, I cannot click on everything I see IExplorer highlight as I ...
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Remote desktop hangs & disconnects

My remote desktop session to one of our domain controllers drops and freezes while trying to interact with the server. The symptoms of this issue do not closely match the other related questions here ...
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Disable remote session timeout on Win Server 2012 R2

For botting purposes, I have to keep my Win Server 2012 R2 running without logging-off after I disconnect from Remote Session. Found information about it here: ...
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Is it possible to allow saved passwords for remote desktop in a domain environment?

I have checked the "remember password" and every single time, even if it connects correctly after I type a password and check the box, it does not allow subsequent logins using the stored password, ...
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Remote Desktop from Linux to Computer that Requires Network Level Authentication

Is there a way to use rdesktop or another Linux client to connect to a server that requires Network Level Authentication? From Windows Server 2008 R2 -- Control Panel -- System And Security -- System ...
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Forcing Remote Desktop to listen on an adapter on Server Core

I appear to have the problem described here: "After cloning and syspreping [...] VMs running Windows [...], I was not able to connect to the cloned servers by Remote Desktop. After troubleshooting ...
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Unable to use rdesktop

I am trying to do rdesktop from centos linux to a windows machine but I am just getting below message $] rdesktop xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:port Autoselected keyboard map en-us And no UI. What Am I doing ...
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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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Deploying High Availability Remote Desktops on Server 2008 R2 Ent - Do they have to be virtual desktops

I am looking at upgrading an existing 2008 R2 RDS Server to be part of a high availabilty environment. (It cannot be 2012 or 2012 R2 due to management not liking Windows 8 UI and associated training) ...