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If I understood correctly you are looking for "Wake on LAN", which is supported by DELL Optiplex systems (at least in principle). Enable "Wake on LAN" in the BIOS of the target. Disable "Deep Sleep" in the BIOS of the target. On your "other" Computer (assuming it is in the same LAN) install wakeonlan. This tool can send "magic packets" to the target. Now ...


Use Group Policy Preferences with Item-Level Targeting to create the shortcuts for each group of users.


The answer is: By default, Remote Desktop Services allows users to disconnect from a remote session without logging off and ending the session. When a session is in a disconnected state, running programs are kept active even though the user is no longer actively connected. To understand ...


Each new connection to an RDS session is not necessarily a new logon. Users will often reconnect to an existing session. You can get close by configuring sessions to log off after a certain amount of time in a disconnected state, but this has lots of ramifications depending on what you are trying to accomplish with RDS.


On your Linux machine, simply issue wol <MAC> For other options, give a look at wol manpage


Since the original post, Teradici has come out with such a product: Remote Desktop access to a Windows machine (point to point) using PCoIP.


You may encounter this error when connecting after importing an SSL certificate (and associated private key) into Windows Server 2012: This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner of the remote computer or your network administrator. In addition, in the Windows event logs, you see: ...

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