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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Looking for suggestions with a program that doesn't allow multiple sessions

We are running a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with Remote Desktop Services. The idea is that everybody can log in and run company software that requires extensive configuration, that way we only ...
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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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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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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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Preventing Remote Desktop Use for Active Directory Users

Is it possible to restrict the applications that an active directory user can have access to? Specifically is there a way where I can prevent them from using Remote Desktop?
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WS2012R2 RemoteApp Server refuses to remember password

I have a problem that's puzzling me and I can't quite put my finger on it. We have two VMs, running Windows Server 2012 R2, both configured with Remote Desktop Services and running the RemoteApp ...
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how to allow remote desktop on one computer and deny on another for the same domain user

This is my scenario. I have two servers. First one is the domain controller. 2nd one is the backup domain controller. Both are windows 2008 R2. I want to setup user permissions so that say userX in my ...
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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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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 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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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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RDP Connection to Windows 7 stays really slow

I have an Issue with connecting to Windows 7 via RDP. I can open an RDP Session, but regardless of any settings, the response times are really long. This in particular is the case when opening a web ...
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Remote Desktop latency problem

I have for years connected to a small set of servers via Remote Desktop (currently, Win7 client, Win2008 R2 servers). Performance is the equivalent of being directly connected. The client machine is ...
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Identify if a server is currently accessed via Remote Desktop Connection

For instance I have a server that is used by 4 people and there is only one account in that server. We know that when someone is already accessing it and another user accessed the server, the current ...
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WS2012 RDP IP-whitelist not working

I'm running Windows Server 2012 with newest updates etc. We've at all times restricted our RDP with a whitelist with IP in the Scope properties of the "Remote Desktop - Usermode" rule inside the ...
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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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Slow Initial RDP Connection to Windows 10

Since upgrading a machine from Windows 8.1 Professional to Windows 10 Professional (workgroup, no domain membership), I've been experiencing a rather strange issue that I can't figure out. The initial ...
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x2go Server - client folder sharing not working from Windows client

I am working on setting up a X2GO server, which is using the NX libraries to provide remote desktop. Installed it on Ubuntu 14.04 (a VM within XenServer), with LXDE desktop and the corresponding ...
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remote desktop client with panning of large desktops?

When using the standard Windows remote desktop client in Full Screen to connect to a large remote desktop, the result is usually that the remote desktop is resized to a smaller size matching the local ...
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Teamviewer webclient does not use https [migrated]

Using fiddler, I noticed that the traffic generated by the teamviewer webclient is plain http. Is that a security concern given that teamviewer themselves claim that https is used?
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RemoteFX On NVIDIA Lower Cost Video Cards

I am looking into a Windows Server 2008 SP1 with RemoteFX enabled, however I do not want to buy one of the NVIDIA Quadro $1000+ video cards to do it (as only a small number of users will be using ...
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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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Logon To not working

I'm trying to use "Logon To" in AD to restrict remote access to computers. (I only have a few users and require a very simple solution). I want each individual user to have access to a specific list ...
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Linux RDP/VNC/SSH Client [closed]

I use loads of machines daily. Each uses different connection methods, either remote desktop, VNC or SSH. My desktop is Linux, it would be nice if I had a tabbed interface for them all so I don't ...
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Remote desktop session not picking up the extra tray in my printer

We have a Brother HL-5340D printer with an extra tray installed. The driver is configured locally and is working with the extra tray. However, when I connect into the server (which has the same ...
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Differences between Remote Desktop and Terminal services

What is the difference between Remote Desktop Services and Terminal Services? We run a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. There are several administrators who need to access this server. Windows 2008 ...
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remoteapp RDC doesn't work unless user has logon to all computers

We restrict what devices users can log on to using the Log On to in AD. Unless they have access to All Computers they cannot launch a remote desktop from the RemoteApps. They can open any of the ...
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More than one Remote Desktop Session on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 setup and I access it using Remote Desktop Connection. If I'm connected and someone else connects, I get booted off. Is there a way for me to still stay connected and ...
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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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VPN within a Remote Desktop session

I connect to a server on my local network via Remote Desktop. I then need to make a VPN connection out to the internet from within that Remote Desktop session. However that immediately disconnects my ...
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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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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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windows 10 RDP does not connect to remote computer [migrated]

I recently had my windows system update to windows 10. both systems started on windows 8.1. I've been trying to configure the machines for remote access but am having limited/no luck. Some notes of ...
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how do I perform a file transfer using remote desktop on windows 10?

I have been using remote desktop for a number years, on a number of versions of windows, most recently 8.1. Yesterday I upgraded to 10. I had to download Remote Desktop from the Windows Store. Easy ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to user on VPN

Scenario: Support is at work location. User is at home, connecting to work via VPN. The support person then get's user's IP via logged in users on VPN. He uses Remote Desktop Connection to connect ...
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Argument passing to login scripts with remote desktop session

I want to start a remote desktop session from a windows PC to a linux (Ubuntu 14.04) server using the command line. The tricky part is that I want to immediately execute a script located on the remote ...
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Forwarding RDP via a Linux machine using iptables: Not working

I have a Linux machine and a Windows machine behind a router that implements NAT (the diagram might be overkill, but was fun to make): I am forwarding RDP port (3389) on the router to the Linux ...
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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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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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Identify non-domain remote clients with Item-Level targeting

I would like to apply a group policy preference setting (to deploy a shared printer) only if a user is connecting to a RDSH server from a non domain-joined client computer. Many of these clients will ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from Login Screen

My Environment: I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with Hyper-V installed. Inside of Hyper-V, I have a few other virtual desktops running (all Windows operating systems with Remote Desktop ...
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Microsoft Windows Terminal Server synchronizes my local desktop

I'm connecting to several Windows Terminal Servers(2008 R2 Enterprise - 2012 R2 Standard). Everything worked fine until some weeks ago it took me more than one hour to connect(usually ~2-5 mins). The ...
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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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Remote Desktop IP missing in Event Log

I was checking my remote desktop event logs and an entry is confusing for me. The event was a normal log on event with a username, but at details have a dash (-) for the source IP instead of a source ...
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Windows Events for Remote Desktop logon failure

According to ref the logon types 10 and 3 in windows events are represnting Logon Type 10 = RemoteInteractive Logon & Logon Type 3 = Network Logon But when i tried to connect a Windows machine ...
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Remote desktop connection to kvm virtual machine starts working after vnc-logon?

I am running a Windows XP on kvm inside my debian system. Everything runs smoothly and I can connect via VNC as well as via Remote Desktop. VNC connection is naturally supported right from boot up ...
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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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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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xrdp changing PATH environment variable

All, I'm using xrdp to connect to a Centos 7 box. I notice that my PATH environment variable is different depending on whether I RDP in or SSH and I can't for the life of me figure out where that's ...
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Remote Desktop will not connect using hostname, DNS issue related to WLAN/LAN switching

We have a set of wireless devices in our directory. While these are connected wirelessly, I can connect Remote Desktop with no problems. The issue is when it's connected directly, the hostname seems ...