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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Remote Desktop 2012 R2 performance lacks when multiple sessions are open

We have a performance issue on our Virtual Windows 2012 R2 server that is configured as a Remote Desktop Server. Also a customer of us, that uses our software, is facing the same problem on a 2012 R2 ...
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How do I move RDP Profile Disks to a new location or different collection?

I have a RDS deployment (2 server 2012 R2 boxes) with a Session Collection setup that users have been using. There are lots of Profile Disks. I need to create a new Session Collection and move those ...
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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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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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Forwarding ports over RDP protocol

I was assigned a task that needs to be performed on the corporate virtual machine. I'm connecting to a Windows 7 remote desktop over OpenConnect VPN. From there I have access to all network resources (...
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Remote Desktop authentication fails to find Azure AD user

I have set up a new Windows 10 VM (Hyper-V) on my local Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. I do not run a domain locally, but I joined the Azure AD using my Office 365 details. The VM is activated and ...
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Multiseat Linux Remote Desktop with KVM and Spice

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. On it I created a (KVM) VM with Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop. I setup Spice on this VM so that I can access it remotely. Everything is working fine, got TLS, USB ...
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Can't Remote Desktop To Windows Server 2012 R2

I have just demoted our Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller. Removed all services, and then did a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2. I gave the server the same IP address and host name that it ...
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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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How to send ctrl+alt+del using Remote Desktop?

How can I send ctrl+alt+del to a remote computer over Remote Desktop? For example, if I wanted to change the local admin password on a remote PC using a Remote Desktop connection, it would be helpful ...
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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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wmic: error when setting remote desktop self-signed certificate

I'm attempting to use the wmic approach of assigning a self-signed certificate for Remote Desktop use on a Windows Server 2012 VM as described here and here. The CA for the RDP certificate has been ...
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How to configure Microsoft Remote Assistance to share the clipboard in Windows 7

Remote Desktop allows you to share the clipboard. It even allows you to copy files through a copy and paste mechanism. However, remote assistance does not seem to allow you to do this. Microsoft has ...
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Windows Server 2012 Essentials - Trying to setup “Anywhere Access” but the “Computer Access” list for users is blank

I have a new installation of Windows Server 2012 Essentials and I'm trying to setup "Anywhere Access" for both VPN and remote desktop. The basic setup is all working. Shared folders is working but ...
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RDS external Manifest with multiple monitors

One of our remote-workers has a Surfacebook (Win10 64-Bit) with a 3000x2000 resolution with which he connets to our RDS-Serverfarm (Win Serv 2012 R2) by RemoteApplication. No VPN or anything else, ...
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How to allow active directory users to remote desktop in?

This is my first time setting up or even using active directory. I set it up, and added the computers(Actually VMs in Hyper V) to the active directory, and if if I use hyper-V to connect to the VMs, ...
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do I still need to block attacks on my server once I lock it down by ip?

I have a public dedicated server that clients log in to via RDP. I am using rdpguard to block bad RDP logins attempts on my server. Recently, I locked it down to only allow specific IP addresses ...
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Enabling SSL for Remote Desktop

Ok so I'm trying to remove a number of my systems from our Nessus scan from having this medium vulnerability. Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Server Man-in-the-Middle Weakness I set the ...
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Card swiper input via RDP is different in full-screen mode

I have just come across a truly bizarre problem. My company has USB-based card swipers for reading credit cards. Swipe a card, and it reads it as keyboard input. Nice and simple. We can open ...
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Remote Desktop Connection stops working when connection is closed

I just started using a new HP laptop with Windows 8.1 using the same domain account I've used for years. I can remote desktop to any server / VM on the local network, however when I disconnect the ...
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Remote desktop session host is redirecting

In a small Remote Desktop Server farm (2x 2008 R2 session hosts + 1 session broker with IP address redirection) of a large-ish domain, we noticed a change in behavior which is giving us headaches: ...
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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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Enable RDP using WinRM or other alternatives to psexec

I am writing a program that takes a list of servers and enables/disables RDP. Currently I am utilizing psexec and up in till this morning, everything worked. I made no change in code/usernames/...
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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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Remote Desktop session will not completely log off because splwow64.exe is running

We use the Remote Desktop role in Server 2008 Enterprise SP2 to give users access to a 32-bit application. It is configured to auto-start the application via the "Start the following program at logon:...
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How can I allow users to change their passwords when logging in via RDP?

I am running a Windows Server 2012 R2 server that admins and users can access via Remote Desktop Connection. I have set up the users and Local Security Policy so that on each user's first login, and ...
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Software PIP from VGA output of another device?

I have a server that I access remotely and I need to monitor another network device with VGA output that is right next to this device. I need to be able to in a PIP scenario wherein I can use remote ...
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Recommended Hardware for a school lab LTSP [duplicate]

currently I'm working on a project for a elementary school's computer room/lab. They have a lot of old computers (AMD Athlon CPU f.e.) with WinXP. The teachers are afraid of using that insecure ...
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Windows remote desktop session host high availability login

I had Windows Terminal Server (WS2012 Standard R2), where everything worked as expected. After this I installed 3 more servers and did high availability with 2 connection brokers and 2 session hosts ...
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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 \server.domain....
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how to fix remote desktop access in Windows Server 2012 R2

Kind of an embarrassing question but... One day I was playing around with GPOs to try and grant local Administrator access to a specific User group for a specific Client computer. Somehow, I messed ...
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Can't connect (RDP) to Amazon EC2 instance after making changes to allowed cipher suites

In an attempt to get a better SSL Labs rating on an Amazon EC2 instance, I made changes to the allowed Cipher Suites on my Windows Server 2012 R2 EC2 Instance. After making the change, I rebooted the ...
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Set up remote login to remotely-rendered X-Window with OpenGL / GLX support

How to set up remote login (if possible it would be nice if login worked both from Linux and from MS Windows) to a remotely-rendered X-Window system (so from what I understand VirtualGL wouldn't work)?...
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How? Setup Domain Group Policy to enable Remote Access to all PCs (even if from remote location) using DOMAIN\Admin credientials?

How and what Group Policy can I apply via the DC that allows the Domain\Admins to access any of the Machines PCs & Servers within the domain via the LAN or Internet/ Remote connection?
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Cannot connect with Remote Desktop Win Server 2012 r2

I just got a new machine and installed Windows Server r2 on it. I enabled remote desktop and added static IP. Pinging works. I then tried to connect to the server using Remote Desktop on the local ...
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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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Remote desktop issue over VPN connection Windows 8 and now 10

I have recently reinstalled Windows 8 Pro and upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Both operating systems had this issue. When I connect to the VPN connection at my workplace, I am able to successfully remote ...
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Deny Remote Desktop by TS Gateway (and keep RemoteApp)

Through a TS Gateway Server 2012 remoteapp are availables, by this way, we can also access to the remote desktop of the server which provides the remoteapp, by using mstsc and specify the gateway, I ...
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X session upon remote login

I have a server without any graphical environment. I want to keep it with the minimum amount of processes running. There is however the need for X since a user needs to login periodically with a ...
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Printer redirection without RDS role on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows 2012 AWS VM configured for Administrative Mode only. However, sometimes I would like to print from the server to a redirected RDS printer. But client printers never show up on the ...
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Server software complains it is already running when launched over RD

The server software needs to be accessed by remote users. When one user is logged in, the other user cannot launch the software as it complains it is "already active" (running for another user). My ...
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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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Can't RDP to Azure Virtual Machine (Ubuntu 16.04LTS)

I've setup an Azure virtual machine using Ubuntu 16.04LTS but I'm struggling to get remote desktop to work for it. I've setup the endpoint as follows: I've also setup and started xrdp as well as ...
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Are there any RDP activity logs? - Windows Server 2008 R2

a few users have logged into a server through RDP. I would like to monitor activity, but do not know my way round Windows Server that well. I am hoping there are logs of some kind around that I can ...
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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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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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Setting up xpra for client use in OS X

I've been trying to get xpra to run on OS X for the last few days to connect to my Ubuntu server. Note that there's a GUI for it called shifter, but that (at least on OS X) is still far too buggy. ...
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RDP-TCP Security Layer “Negotiate” does not negotiate

Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. Computer is running Windows 7 Professional x64 Bit. When trying to connect from this computer or any other computer with the same OS and setup to the server I ...
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Unable to Remote Connect from Windows to Ubuntu Desktop using EC2

I followed these instructions to allow remote desktop connections from my Ubuntu instance. This is using the Amazon EC-2 service if that makes a difference. https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/...
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Remote Desktop Connection through VPN

A little about our setup and what I'm trying to do: All machines in question running Windows 8.1 Pro Remote machine users connect to our internal network with Cisco Systems VPN Client 5.0.07.0440 ...