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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double login and other problems on remote desktop every 14 days

On Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services we got problems every 14 days on Monday morning independent of how long the server is up. You have to log in twice. RemoteApps will not start (only ...
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Ask before disconnecting logged-in user on RDP / Windows Server 2012?

I am not able to find this information or to Google it so here it is: Me and a friend share 1 account on Windows Server 2012 (R2 Datacenter) virtual server. We use this to host one application and ...
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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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Installing RD Gateway on a server with another site already in Default Web Site and listening on port 443?

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, web facing with one website already installed. I would like to also add the RD Gateway services to this machine since it is already accessible form the ...
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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 disable Windows Server 2003 terminal server PIN login without losing smart card support?

The users of a Windows Server 2003 terminal server should be able to use their national identity card (a smart card) inside the terminal session. This requires the Remote Desktop Connection's [x] ...
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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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Unable to access file system via RemoteApp but works fine in RDP session

I've written a program that accesses a file on a remote server, through a remotely mounted drive on another server. The program runs fine (is able to access the file) when I start an RDP session, and ...
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'The rpc server is unavailable' or 'access is denied' error when using Remote desktop Services Manager on Windows 7 (but mstsc.exe works!)

I am trying to connect to a Windows XP workstation from a Windows 7 Ultimate workstation using Remote Desktop Services Manager. I am able to do a Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe) session from the Win7 ...
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Is there a way to enable Terminal Server Compatibility for all applications?

My environment has a lot of legacy applications (not TSAWARE) which need to access scanners on our terminal servers (and need access to the WINDOWS\TWAIN_32 folder to do so). Terminal Server ...
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Remote Desktop Users Can't Launch Application

I Have a Win server 2008 r2 with Remote Role installed so more than 2 users can access the server at the same time but i have a problem lanching ANY program in RD. when i log on using an administrator ...
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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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What's the Correct Way to Implement Certificates on an RDS Farm?

We currently deploying six terminal servers in a farm that will be accessed by thin clients running Windows Embedded. The idea behind the thin clients is to have a seamless single-sign on whereby as ...
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Running New-RDSSessionDeployment Remotely

I'm trying to script the setup of a remote desktop deployment into Azure. I'm using Powershell remoting to connect to the WinRM endpoint on the VM's and execute remote Powershell. For the most part ...
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KDC Certificate error using smartcard and Remote Desktop

Our Active Directory domain recently enforced smart card logons for administrator accounts. Since this change we have been unable to access some servers (2008 R2) using Remote Desktop. When attempting ...
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How to prevent Windows Server 2008 R2 from automatically shutting down applications?

I have been running various processes over night on a Windows 2008 R2 AMD64 SP1 virtual server share via a VPN connection and remote desktop. Recently, I have been noticing that when I return in the ...
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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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hyper-v server 2003 instance using internet connection sharing disconnects remote desktop to hyper-v host

I have a windows server 2003 R2 instance running in a hyper-v instance on windows 8. I have setup an internal switch that uses internet connection sharing to get out to the internet. It works fine ...
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Can't save credentials in Remote Desktop connection file

I have a saved .RDP file for a connection to another computer, if I check the box to "Remember my credentials" the connection attempt is immediately rejected and the authentication box pops back up ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop stops with copy paste action after copy and paste on local machine

I'm working on a local PC with Windows 7 64-bit and I have a remote desktop connection to a PC with the same config. When I paste a large file from my remote desktop PC to my local PC it works... ...
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Automating first time login process in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 virtual machine

I have a set of Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 Enterprise Edition virtual machines running in Hyper-V. The host server has 64GB of RAM and two SSD drives (one drive for the host OS, and the second one for ...
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RDP two factor authentication with login, pass and self-signed certificate

Is there any way to configure remote desktop authentication to require not only the windows login and password, but also a self-signed certificate to be installed on the client machine? All windows ...
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Certificate issue on remote desktop

Please see this link : Certificate issue on remote desktop I have 2 PCs with Windows 7 Ultimate... (both are in NETHOME) PC 1 : computer name = alfa -> (main pc) , IP = 192.168.0.1 PC 2 : computer ...
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User Account Picture doesn't display on Remote Desktop prompt

In an Active Directory Domain, I'm logging on via Remote Desktop to various AD clients. In Windows 7, the Remote Desktop connection prompt displays the last username I used to connect to the client ...
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Mouse capture gone on remote control of CentOS 5.5 blade

I'm managing a machine through a BladeCenter management module and I've recently had troubles with controlling the mouse through remote console. The mouse has been working fine for weeks but just ...
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Win 7 Remote Desktop connection failure when already logged in

I have a bit of a strange problem, magnified recently by my broadband dropouts. I wasn't sure whether to post this on SU or SF, so I thought I'd start here as more users would be likely to know what ...
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HP Officejet 4500 G510n-z Not Showing up in Remote Desktop (Terminal Services)

I installed this printer on a windows XP machine. First using the wireless option, and later using USB. In both cases when I connect to my other computer (also Windows XP) via terminal services and ...
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No system notifications sounds on RemoteDesktop/RemoteApp

Ok, I want to enable sound on Remote Desktop Session Host, and I actually did. 'Audio and video playback' is un-disabled in connection settings, Win Audio and Win Audio Endpoint Builder services are ...
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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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RDP over internet for selected clients

The basic idea is simple: allow Remote Desktop connections over the Internet. However: By default, any client can connect to the RDP host. I'd like to restrict that. (Just so you know, filtering ...
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Win2012R2 RDS host session farm - Connection Broker not picking next server when server fails

I have 3 servers in my farm ... SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3. Today SVRDS1 went down and users got disconnected. I wanted to transfer them to one of the two remaining servers, so I tried... In Server ...
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What causes Remote Desktop to pause/freeze temporarily after being minimized?

I often work between multiple windows when using Remote Desktop and when I maximize a previously minimized window it appears to freeze for a time and need to reconnect. Sometimes is turns out to be ...
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How to prevent the globalprotect stop connection when disconnected with mstsc session

I have a problem with VPN connection. Currently, I have a globalprotect which is installed on server (window server 2008). The connection will be fine if I keep the remote session. However, ...
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how to setup GitHub for restricted users of Windows Server 2012?

I want to let users use git and GitHub for code development, partly to let them work on their personal computers occasionally. So git would keep track of development across user accounts on the ...
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java applet frozen on the browser of remote desktop clients

Application access topology: One Window 7 Pro 32 Bit machine acting as a java applet server and remote desktop server; two remote desktop clients accessing server; one standard 10/100 switch ...
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server 2012 RDS cannot connect to virtual desktop in lab

I am trying an evaluation of remote desktops on Azure. I’d like to be able to demo the product and I’ve created a couple virtual machines, installed RDS and created a collection, but even though after ...
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How to know what server remote desktop licenses have been issued to?

I have a licence server that is issuing licence to multiple remote desktop servers. In Remote Desktop Licensing Manager I can see how many licenses I have, how many have been issued, to what users, ...
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Limit display/session resolution for machines @ VDI environment on RDS 2012

I have couple of windows 7 entprise virtual machines in collection as part of VDI environment - so users connecting to them through RDS 2012 web site. Is there any way to fix resolution of remote ...
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Connecting to a remote app doesn't work the first time

I have a Windows Server 2012 with remote desktop services installed and a few remote app configured. Connection to the whole remote desktop are fine, but when connecting to a remote app sometimes it ...
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Switch User Option on Screen Saver Lock Screen

I am using Windows Server 2012 for remote desktop services. I currently have policy set for all users screen saver to lock after 5 minutes of inactivity. When logged in on the actual machine, this ...
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Access denied when attempting login to servers with Domain Users via RDP

I have a VM server, with VSphere, I have 2 windows server 2003 VMs: A server holds the DNS, DC and AD roles. IIS holding a web platform that allows Domain Admins to create new Domain Users (which are ...
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OpenThinClient - Start up error - RPC Timeout

It's my first time using openthinclient, I find it great that I will be able to boot my desktop as a thin client without having to format it and if my RDP server is down, the desktop will boot its ...
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Return to original URL after closing RD Web Connection?

We have a SharePoint page that does a one-click launch of a Remote Desktop Web Connection (Win 2003), e.g. http://WebServer:8082/default.aspx?srv=DestinationServer#openinnewwindow This opens RDP ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 RDweb - connecting to PC's, multiple authentication prompts

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running that's running the Remote Desktop Web Access role and Remote Desktop Gateway. The web access is supposed to be used to connect to PC's in the internal network. ...
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RemoteApp screen redraw

We have Windows 2008 R2 with RemoteApp configured and when we open up some software (MYOB) we experience a screen redraw issue if we use RDweb to connect in. This happens with Windows XP or 7. If you ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...