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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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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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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How do I forward RDP connections to different machines similarly to Nginx?

I have a router configured to send all the incoming traffic to a single reverse proxy machine. This machine hosts Nginx which forwards the traffic to different servers, based on the domain name. For ...
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Unknown and strange RDP successful logins in EventViewer

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with a valid IP, and recently I've found hundreds of unknown and strange RDP successful logins logged in EventViewer. Here are some details: They are not similar to ...
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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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Cannot Access remote CentOS machine using VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote CentOs machine through VNC to get a graphical display. I have followed the steps mentioned in https://www.howtoforge.com/vnc-server-installation-centos-6.5 to ...
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Log on as batch task with User Profile Disks

We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop deployment, where we use user profile disks stored on a central file server. We are trying to run a scheduled tasks as a user, while they are logged ...
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Prints sent to redirected remote desktop printers do not print

I have an HP Photosmart 7510 printer attached to my workstation (Windows 8.1 x64) that is functioning properly. I RDP into a 2012 R2 x64 server and print a simple string from notepad.exe to the ...
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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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Remote Desktop Licensing took over my base RDP function

My remote desktop capability is currently being held random by the remote desktop licensing feature in Server 2012. On my server I installed the "remote desktop licensing services" feature/role and ...
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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. http://www.nessus.org/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=18405 I set the following GPO ...
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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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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 to Server 2008R2 fails from one particular Win7 client

I have a VPS running Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I'm able to connect using Remote Desktop from my home PC (Windows 7), personal laptop (Windows 7), and work laptop (Windows XP). However, I cannot ...
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Upgrading from 2008 to R2 didn't update Group Policy Management

I recently updated our domain controllers from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2. The main reason for this was group policy. We had machines in our domain that were 2008 R2 and the ...
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Connecting to Windows Server 2012 R2 console session with RDP

I need a server process to run with full access to the physical desktop of the server. I also need to view/control it's state remotely. My current solution involves a VNC Server service, but I want ...
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Remote desktop to my KVM virtual machine

I've got a dedicated server running Debian 6. I've set up a windows 7 virtual machine using KVM. Now I'm trying to get Remote desktop working. I'm guessing i have to do some port forwarding. The ...
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Why does my minimized Terminal Services Remote App Disappear?

Have you ever minimized a remote app shared by a Windows 2008 server and had it disappear after about 10 seconds? If so, how did you over come that particular inconvenience? The application is an ...
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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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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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Mass updating/install on Windows

I currently use LogMeIn to remotely manage a bunch of computers around the country. However, I am curious as if there is a way to make updating on them automatic and install and make system changes on ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 using Remote Desktop through RRAS to private network

I've already posted this on the Microsoft TechNet forums, but his site seems to provide more informative answers, so here goes... Here is my network configuration, in a nutshell. Cisco small ...
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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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IPSEC for RDP Connections

I am stuck with a wired problem, I am trying to achieve a functionality in which if a certificate is not installed on a system that system won't able to remote desktop the server, he won't even see ...
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Virtual Machine training setup for students [closed]

I went to a training session where I was learning to use some software. The course was administered through the use of virtual machines. The instructor had a laptop that was running some sort of ...
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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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Edit “Remote Desktop Users” through group policy

I have a number of Windows 2003 and 2008 servers on a domain. I want to enable remote Desktop and control the group that has remote desktop rights (NOT terminal services) but I can't figure out how ...
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SSH Tunnel for Remote Desktop via Intermediary Server Part II

I asked previously how to configure 2 SSH tunnels using an intermediary server in order to run Remote Desktop through them and I managed to make it work. Now, I'm trying to do the same, using the same ...
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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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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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Connection to Terminal Server 2000 administrator console

One of my client have a Windows Server 2000 and I can connect to this server using remote desktop. However, I can't connect to the Administrator Console. I tried every switch available (I'm using ...
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Remote Desktop works only with old clients

All of our Windows 8.1 computers suddenly refuse Remote Desktop connections. The problem is when we connect TO Windows 8.1 We don't have the problem when connecting to other Windows versions. edit: ...
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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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Citrix Receiver - extremely slow remote desktop connection specific to a Windows 7 client [migrated]

I'm a software developer and I connect remotely to my office desktop using Citrix Receiver. On a new desktop at home running Windows 7 I notice consistent slowness when trying to use my Citrix remote ...
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Network account problems with mac server OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard

Okay the situation is this. Yesterday my company changed our dns server, because our former one, was too unstable to work with. anyway today i went to one of our mac server, because it needed to be ...
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Why is remote desktop still not working?

I regularly use remote desktop to connect to PC's at work instead of going an physically sitting on the machine. We have 2 new computers, 1. Windows 7 2. Windows 8.1 ... I'm trying to connect to them ...
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Remote Desktop Server: Restrict drive redirection on per user basis?

For a Remote Desktop Server, drive redirection can be controlled via Group Policy. Unfortunately, this is a computer configuration, so it will either apply to all users or none. Is there a ...
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Windows RDP Server farm redirection stops working [duplicate]

We have a RDP Server farm based on Window 2008R2 servers with DNS round robin. That is, people make a connection to "myfarmname", which first takes them to the ip of some "farmmemberX.mydomain.local" ...
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RemoteFX GPU not appearing in Add Hardware for HyperV

I'm trying a PoC for RemoteFX and am having issues adding a 'RemoteFX Video Adapter' to my Win8 Enterprise VM. I'm working on section four of this link and just don't have the option to add the video ...
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Not able to RDP with any other users

I have a strange problem in my Active Directory using Windows Server 2008 R1. Only one of my users is able to make use of remote desktop functionality from the 50 users I have in my domain. The rest ...
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Blank sent to default printer on RDP Win2008R2 with mapped printing

I’ve got an issue with a terminal server running Win2008R2 Enterprise SP1. My users have remote print mapping enabled (as it is imperative for their day-to-day duties). When they log in, RDP will ...
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Windows remote desktop is blocked by my country and the internet is very restricted

I have a dedicated server but my country recently blocked remote desktop connection, when i try to connect, i enter the username and password, then remote desktop connection window stuck at "Securing ...
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Am I looking at the console when I use remote desktop?

When I'm using remote-desktop to a Windows 2003 server, I'd like to have some way of knowing if I'm looking at the console session. Is there please some way I can have something (such as a special ...
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Using Administrator Credentials to login as a User to Their Desktop [duplicate]

Other than memorizing and documenting each user's credentials, is there way that I can use the Windows Domain Administrator credentials to login to a workstation-user's desktop as if I were them? I ...
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Chrome cannot load pages in desktop-less RDP session

We've got a Remote Desktop Server with Google Chrome installed. When I configure the properties of my user account to launch [only] Chrome at logon (Active Directory Users & Computers > ...
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Allow only RemoteApp, not Remote Desktop

I found the following question, with a similar premise, however the answer to the question, was the question rephrased as a statement! ...
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How to add a firewall rule with PowerShell?

I made a very simple script to enable Remote Desktop connections on a computer: # Allow Remote Desktop connections (Get-WmiObject -Class "Win32_TerminalServiceSetting" -Namespace ...
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RemoteApp / Seamless RDP Linux Server

I was wondering if there is an implementation of Seamless RDP for Linux servers, preferably Debian or similar, giving the result and experience of Microsoft's RemoteApp. Of course with Linux apps, I ...
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How can I allow RDP access to a Windows 2008R2 server from one IP?

I've been trying to secure RDP to a new Windows 2008R2 server (using Windows Firewall) by only allowing RDP traffic from one IP address. Under the "Computers" tab, it seems I can only allow user or ...