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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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Make the changing of IP not disconnect Remote Desktop

I have an EC2 on AWS with Windows server. I would like to be able to change its IP very often. At the moment, I create several Elastic IPs and am able to associate one by one to the instance. I got a ...
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RDCMan from Sysinternals doesn't allow creating another group

A long time ago I set up two groups in RDCMan with a bunch of servers in each. I now want to add another group, but the tree display doesn't show a root node. One of my groups is always selected. I ...
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Multiple RDP Sessions - Check if available

I RDP to many Windows Servers. Some servers allow only the standard two RDP sessions, and I am careful to log off when I am done. Other servers allow many sessions, so I prefer to disconnect to keep ...
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Windows remote desktop: The system administrator has limited the computers you can log on with

The problem Opening RDP sessions to servers from accounts with logon-to restrictions no longer work. When they try they get a message from the RDP client: "The system administrator has limited ...
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Remote Desktop intermittent connection issues

this post is related to this:Remote desktop connection by host name vs IP address but there's more info to be presented so decided to post a new one. when connecting to remote desktop using the ...
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Remote desktop connection by host name vs IP address

Is there any difference at all connecting to remote desktop via host name or ip address, other than an initial dns lookup for the former? i've been having a a strange issue using rdp over cloudflare ...
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Options for having high-performance Windows machines available for employees via Remote Desktop/VNC

We have a group of engineers who each have their own laptops but there is a need for access to high performance desktops, either for more memory or not wanting to grind down their laptops during long ...
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Domain administrator unable to connect via remote desktop after group policy deployment

The network I administer has two virtualized Windows Server DC and a handful of Windows clients. I wanted to enable remote desktop on all computers (some had it, some hadn't) via group policy and so I ...
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How to change user without closing applications running?

The problem I have is that multiple users need to RDP to a machine to check the status of an application that is running. Normally, when users login/logout, the applications will stop and the user ...
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Specific Windows client fail to logon to RDP servers

Internal Windows AD domain test environment which has Windows Server 2019 domain hosts (including one domain controller) running and providing RDP for clients to connect. The network connection ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Printer Redirection is only showing SOME printers

I'm currently having a problem that Printer Redirection over Remote Desktop is only working for SOME printers. Things that I tried and didnt work: Restarting the Printer Spooler service Restarting ...
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How To Ask Remote Desktop Password After Connection

I would like in a windows server 2022 to edit the login behaviour of remote desktop. I've been told that it is possible to ask for password AFTER the connection has been established. In order to ...
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RD Gateway access issues when connecting via netbios name

We have a client who has the following setup: DC01 with AD/DC, RD Gateway, DHCP, DNS, etc. DC02 with AD/DC, DHCP, DNS etc. TS01 with RD Services The issue randomly occurs when a user attempts to ...
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Cannot RDP To Server - Local Admin Password Expired/Reset Fixed Issue?

I received reports that users trying to RDP to an Azure Win Server 2019 VM via JIT or any other means were not able to. This used to work previously. In addition, users RDP using they own user account ...
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Remote Desktop session appears frozen but is actually still working even though the screen doesn't show it

One of those strange, sporadic problems that seems to happen randomly. Here's what happens. A user is connected to a Windows Server via RDP, doing some work, when all of a sudden their screen seems to ...
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Remote desktop services licensing activation and errors for windows server 2022?

Question Remote desktop services licensing activation and errors for windows server 2022? Setup history In my small coaching institue computer lab with 25pc. 15 pc are Independet desktops and 10 are ...
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How to make work Remote desktop which is not working after activating?

How to activate the remote desktop services after activating its stopped running 0 licence and befor activating it was running i have attached screenshot for the reference remote desktop trouble ...
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Windows Remote Desktop defaulting to NTLM

The issue: I have a Virtual Host - VHost.domian.com. When I try to connect from my laptop - Laptop.domain.com - it seems to be trying to use NTLM for authentication and not Kerberos. Note: My laptop ...
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Is it possible to check the latency of internet connection to a of a remote location?

I plan to travel to a distant location and access a high performance computing system (located at where I currently am) while I have arrived at my destination then. However, I am worried about the ...
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Windows Server 2022 RDP / RDS Black Screen When Connecting

I've recently setup RDS on Windows Server 2022 Standard Edition. Users frequently report that when they connect, they will see a black screen and the mouse cursor, but nothing else. This occurs with ...
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How to setup Windows Remote Desktop Connection Broker HA with SQL Server Express?

I am preparing an environment in which Remote Desktop Connection Broker for which HA is to be based on SQL server (windows server standard 2022) In my case, the SQL server is MS SQL Server Express ...
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Is it possible to pass all physical audio device to a RDP session?

It seems like when I RDP only the default device is used in REMOTE AUDIO on the device selection on the RDP server. I have several audio device and I want to redirect them all it that something that ...
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How to configure this multi user logon scenario in Windows 10 pro? [closed]

I have a machine that runs Windows 10 pro. I've configured RDP with a max user limit of 3. I would like to achieve a login scenario where i have User A logged in physically using the machine for ...
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OneDrive on RDS Windows stuck listing folders and files

This is a bit awkward because I've already wasted tons of hours with no result, this is my last chance. Problem OneDrive sometimes (90%) is stuck on loading folders and files, but just listing them. ...
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Remote Desktop without using IP address but with a domain name (URL)

I have a VPS (say, 13.15.65.5) with Windows 2019 and I want to access it by using the Remote Desktop service with a subdomain without using the IP of the VPS. I configured all settings for the ...
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How to disable time zone redirection over RDP for Azure Virtual Desktop on client, not server

I was assigned an Azure Virtual Desktop. The time zone on my laptop and time zone of AVD differ. When I connect to AVD, the time zone in the RDP session is set to the time zone of my laptop. The AVD ...
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Alternative to x-forwarding, or how to speed up x-forwarding

I do my development on VM's, and pass windows back to my Host via X-forwarding with the following command: ssh -Yc [email protected] me@local-vm-ip This works fine except that it tends to be slow;...
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Restrict RDP access via Username but Allowed via Computer

Can anyone help me with my configuration? So I need to configure RDP access restrictions for certain users and machines. I've managed to do this by creating a GPO rule on Allow log on through Terminal ...
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How do I limit Remote Desktop Connection access using GPO's in Active Directore

I am pretty new to designing Active Directory domains and using GPO to make settings ont he local machine. However, I have been set a task and am struggling. I have a Server 2019 virtual instance ...
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RDP to Virtual Machine now asking for user sign in

We have a Windows Server 2012 VM that I installed a product on: Smart Bear TestExecute(v15.43 - latest): https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/other-tools/testexecute.html I was trialling ...
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Trying to set up a remote desktop connection via ssh proxy

I am trying to use Remote Desktop to connect to a Windows server that is on a private LAN. I am doing this via an ssh proxy through a Linux server on the private LAN. I can ssh to the Linux server but ...
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VNC server on Ubuntu 22.04 only show blank screen

On Ubuntu one can enable a VNC server via Settings > Sharing > screen-sharing > VNC (my Desktop is german, I just guessed). Another way is to start a vnc-server via shell, i.e.: ...
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What Microsoft licenses do I need for this scenario? [duplicate]

We would like to deploy a program to multiple users via remote desktop. Now we are trying to find out what kind of licenses we would need for this. Unfortunately, none of us have a clue about Windows ...
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Remote apps instead of a remote desktop?

I wanted to check on some software I used 10+ years ago and see if it is still available. I'm not after specific programs, more the name for this kind of technology. Basically the remote desktop ...
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Unable to remote to VM instance with Oracle Linux 8.6 and XRDP using Remote Desktop Connection

I created a VM instance on Oracle Cloud, using Oracle Linux 8.6. I added TCP 3389 port in VCN on OCI before installing GUI. I want to install GUI and allow RDP connection to VM instance, so I ...
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RDP Idle Session Logout Exclusion not working

We just set up a GPO which logs out inactive/disconnected RDP sessions after a 1 hour timeout, as so... which works great, exactly as expected. We then have a group to which we can add users, in case ...
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How to run a Python script in interactive desktop session on Windows 10 remotely?

In other words: how do I run a GUI app on Windows 10 remotely? Background: we build and test plugins for third-party CAD engineering software. In order to run tests of our plugins, we need to first ...
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What's it called? Feature in remote desktop software? Client is told to put a code in a website which starts a remote desktop session?

I saw it once while I was fixing this someone's computer. We went to a website and put some numbers in a box. These numbers then prompted an executable which we downloaded and ran, which then started ...
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How to confirm whether I am running in a RDP mstsc /admin session?

Inside an already started RDP session how would I confirm whether I am indeed running inside a session successfully started with the admin switch (mstsc /admin)? I think with older server versions you ...
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One user unable to connect to non-domain joined computers

On Wednesday, I lost RDP access to all non-domain-joined computers (Windows OS) from my Windows 11 laptop at work. It only affects my local user profile. I can sign in with a different domain account ...
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Remote Desktop and Citrix both intermittently freezing / disconnecting/ reconnecting

We are having an issue that arrives and then goes away by itself each day for the last week. Users accessing via RDP (and this is via the RD Gateway to one of our multiple servers OR just directly ...
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Why can't i acces remote Windows Server through MacBookPro?

I'm trying to access a client MacBookPro to Remote Server using Remote Desktop Application "RD Client" I connected a VPN to that server. BUT But in the application when I fill the remote ...
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Increase Concurrent Remote Desktop users on a standard Azure VM

I have a client who has been using the default 2 allowed concurrent Remote desktop connections with a standard windows server 2022 VM in Azure. They use a VPN to keep thing secure. Is it possible for ...
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MAC: Remote Desktop Connection - take over session of active user on client

I am new to RDP, hence not entirely sure if this is the desired behaviour or not. I am using RDP on my MAC to connect to clients throughout the office and do minor maintenance on them. Today I noticed ...
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Remote Desktop (App Store version) can't connect to localhost

OK we have a weird setup I know.. We create an SSH tunnel to our work network, then use RDP to connect to our workstations in the office. Our SSH client is setup to forward local post 1024 to our ...
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RDP: Black screen and "failed to reconnect to your remote session"

I got a problem that I've spend most of today trying to fix, but unable to. I connect remotely to a computer, which is running Windows 10, but randomly it will stop working. It always fixes it when I ...
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Migrating a Terminal Server - Multiple Names

I tried migrating our Terminal Server, which is now successful. The terminal server is joined to a trusted domain and normally, we could access the terminal server from our own domain. I created an A ...
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No sound from microphone over Remote Desktop (Windows Server 2019)

I'm trying to allow users to properly use video/voice chat software (like Teams) on our Remote Desktop server. Sound playback works fine, but I've been unable to get sound input (microphone input) ...
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Making applications hosted on third machine available through RDP?

We have a RDP "jump box" which is the only machine on our local network allowed to get incoming RDP connections. Is there a way to make applications on another machine (not the jump box, but ...
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Troubleshooting "An internal error has occurred" with Remote Desktop Connection

Has anyone found a way of troubleshooting An internal error has occurred errors with Remote Desktop Connection? I've seen this error before but now I'm getting it about 95% of the time. If I keep ...
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