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Questions tagged [remote-desktop]

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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RDC into Windows Server 2016 Evaluation Trial

I'm receiving the following error when trying to RDC into a Windows Server 2016 Eval box from a local Windows 10 Pro laptop: An authentication error has occurred. The function request is not ...
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Auto-Login to a Windows 2008 R2 server is not working

I've thoroughly checked all of these references and tried these. AutoLogin After Reboot I've tried using both Systeminternals 'Autologin' and the Run-->'control userpasswords2' screen. In different ...
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RDS still in grace period after licensing

I'm really worried that my RDS infrastructure will crash in 64 days. I have long entered the RDS license code and activated the License Server, manages user-level licenses. From time to time, however,...
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Using XFreeRDP, is it possible to view active sessions before logging in?

In my office we have several machines that everyone log in to for a certain resources, using 5 global users anyone can access.(sadly they did not agree to change to process so i have to adjust) - if i ...
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unmet dependencies while installing libgnutls28-dev

I am trying to install OpenUDS. I get this error while installing libgnutls28-dev sudo apt-get install libgnutls28-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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remote desktop disconnects when i connect to vpn on remote server

I have a VPS running windows server 2012 R2. I need to connect to a VPN throw L2TP on this machine. I connect to this server with remote desktop and everything is good. Also I created VPN connection. ...
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Remote sessions terminated

I have a remote database server, running Windows Server 2016, that I am connecting to and I need to execute a long-running database operation. I start the operation and then disconnect. However, at ...
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How to access on HP iLO 2's remote console from macOS

I have an old HP Proliant DL380 G5 which comes with iLO (Integrated Lights Out) version 2 for remote control of the server. This includes features such as power on/off and remote console access ...
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CTRL down on reconnect - Is this a bug in Remote Desktop?

I stumbled upon a weird problem when using RDP and it seems to be reproducible in my environment: Connect (in my case from Windows 7) to a remote Windows system (here Windows 2012) Open up a browser (...
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RDP service not displayed under services for remote computer

I have a jumpstation which i connect to remotely, from here on i launch services.msc and choose connect to another computer to display the set of services running on server X. I can see majority of ...
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Windows remote desktop service running, but not listening on port 3389

I just downloaded and installed Hyper-V Server 2019 from Microsoft Evaluation Center (version: 1809/10.0.17763.1). Now I'm not able to connect to this machine (which I named hypervserver) using remote ...
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Can Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) and Remote Desktop Services (RDS) be used side-by-side?

I have a dedicated Windows Server 2016 server hosted by a company. Right now, we use Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) to allow up to two simultaneous users the ability to log onto the server remotely. ...
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Safety of RDP without network level authentication

I have been reading about RDP and Active Directories and I have gathered following understandings that I'm not sure are correct: Seems like RDP with Network Level Authentication works only (or most ...
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0x80004005 Error When RDPing to CA-certified computers

I have a server (let's call it srv1) on my network that I use RDP to connect to and manage, from my Windows 10 computer. Recently, I deployed RDP server certificates so that I could stop the ...
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RD connection issue

I am trying to connect to a client computer using the remote desktop connection. I have tried almost everything. The admin has access to the client system, but the user does not have access unless I ...
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Can not remotely connect to Exchange server

I have an exchange server that I can log on locally both on the PC and on the domain with the Administrator account. When ever I try to connect remotely from any other LAN PC I get an error as the ...
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Cannot RDC a Win10 client machine

In our Windows SBS 2011 network with about a ten Windows 10 1803 client machines, we cannot connect to one of them using Remote Desktop Connection. The error is the following: Here are the Firewall ...
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Windows RDP Resolution Changes When RDP Client is minimized?

When using RDP to control a Win10 machine, the initial session starts in full resolution(expected behavior). When the client is minimized and then restored, the resolution in the client automatically ...
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One RD Session Host working at one time for RD Web with RemoteApp?

Pardon my newbie question. I have the following setup (all servers are W2012) Machine Name: Gateway....... Role: Web Access & Gateway Machine Name: Host1......... Role: Connection Broker & ...
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GCE - Windows Remote Desktop - No Remote Desktop License Server

Having Windows Server instance in Google Compute Engine. Used to connect using Remote desktop and it was working fine. for Last few days cant able to do Remote Desktop via Mac and Windows machine. It ...
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Want to share multiple remote season(VNC) on Centos7 for same user

I have enabled VNC server in centos7 GUI and able to access remotely. But when I take another remote season, it connects with the existing one. I want to create another season for the same user, so ...
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Fix Start menu in Windows 2016 with Roaming profiles

really need a hand down here. I'm setting up a new RDS host, migrating from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016. The installation is brand new. What I'm doing to replicate the old configuration is: ...
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VPN Connection on VPS, No Remote Desktop

I have a VPS running on WS 2016 (not ADC) and I used to connect via Remote Desktop Interface. Now I installed Remote Access for VPN, but when Routing and Remote Access Feature is on, I cannot connect ...
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Server 2008 R2 Logs off while trying to RDP into it

Background: Recently, some domain admins are not able to successfully remote into a particular server on the domain. They are able to remote in fine on all other servers within the same domain fine ...
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Can I RDP through mstsc and run a script on that remote desktop?

I'm writing a powershell script which needs to RDP to a few servers and do processes there and then come back. mstsc /v:<computer> by itself looks great as it's security/credential prompt is ...
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“Unable to display RD Web Access” message after applying Strict-Transport-Security headers (Microsoft Edge only)

I've been tightening the security on a client's IIS web server used for RD Web Access, and after adding the HTTP Strict-Transport-Security (HSTS) tag to the HTTP Response headers, I get the following ...
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Is there a way to set Easy Print on Terminal server for only one user?

At first Easy Print was disabled, I set Easy Print enabled for whole server, then user was able to print from remote desktop with his local printer, but then other users couldn't print anymore with ...
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RDP session Text scaling too large

I have a user in our environment who RDP's into a remote 2008 R2 server in order to use a specific application. When they remote in the first time, the text and icons are all extremely large. This is ...
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Configuring Terminal services for a standalone remote windows system on EC2 instance

We have a requirement where multiple users need to RDP to a windows system 2016 server which acts as a jumpstart server. We plan to activate Remote licensing server and enable Terminal server on this ...
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User can't RDP into her PC

Multiple users are not able to RDP into their PCs. Users get "The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login." I went to computer, properties, advanced system ...
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Possibility to recover from majority of C:\windows being deleted

So I have an interesting and somewhat fun scenario. A developer was working on some scripts that have worked in the past when run by him which deleted files in the working directory, but supposedly ...
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RDP session fails for “Unknown extended disconnection reason 4399”

I am trying to log into a jumphost using Remote Desktop Connection Manager v2.7. Normally I have no issue. Today I got this error code: Disconnected from xxx.xxx.xxx-xxx.edu [Unknown extended ...
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Program crashes when using one RDP client but not another

I have a server we remote into via RDP. The server is Windows Server 2012 R2 Std and most of the clients are Windows 10 but some are Windows 7. There is one program on the remote server that we use, ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard RDS Access Denied for Domain Users

I've recently started having a problem where users can no longer log into the RDS server. They get 'Access is denied'. If I add them to Domain Admins, they are able to get on without issue. I've ...
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Smart card error from Remote Desktop app

On Windows 10 there are two apps to remotely connect to another computer. One is old Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe) and the other is modern Remote Desktop (RdClient.Windows.exe hidden somewhere ...
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Windows Server 2016 on Azure: “Remote Desktop licensing mode is not configured”

I have a Windows Server 2016 Virtual Machine in the Azure Cloud. Recently I logged in via Remote Desktop. I saw a message to the effect of "Remote Desktop licensing mode is not configured. Remote ...
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Reset session is not working and RDS is currently busy

Applying reset session /server: example CMD after check query sessions, but still can't access to the remote server. ERROR : "The task you are trying to do can't be completed because Remote Desktop ...
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This could be due to CredSSP encryption oracle remediation - RDP to Windows 10 pro host

Error Following Windows security updates in May 2018, when attempting to RDP to a Windows 10 Pro workstation the following error message is displayed after successfully entering user credentials: ...
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Putty connection error but RDC working fine [Windows 7]

I wanted to establish a RDC from my Windows 7 machine to a remote server (Server version: SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_7.2p2 Ubuntu-4ubuntu2.4). I followed and adapted the instructions from: http://laptops.eng....
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RDC - allow account depending on computer of requester

The posts Restrict Remote Desktop access to specific users to specific servers in a domain environment? Restrict RDP Access by IP Address explain well how to restrict access to a computer ...
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Bridged Connections in remote server

Bridged Connections are dangerous. Especially for people like me, that clicks in everything before knowing what does that shiny button do. I have a Google Cloud Compute Engine Server, and I was ...
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RDP session Flickering - Only one user

So, This is a tricky one. I use a system where users connects via VPN to a Terminal Server on an other site. It is working fine for everybody but one user. For this user the screen is flickering/...
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Grant local login but deny RDP access via GPO

I'm trying to configure a service user in AD. The application that is going to be executed with this account requires the service user to be able to create sessions locally. And due to security ...
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Remote desktop is not working anymore after changing Network access in Local Policy, Security Options

I've followed the instruction in this post and changed some settings on the server, restarted the server and now I can't do remote desktop anymore. I think the culprits are the last three things ...
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Remote Desktop SSO 2012 R2

The client and server are using Active Directory - when connecting using Remote Desktop, "Your Windows logon credentials will be used to connect" is shown but the login screen is still being shown. Re-...
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Licensing: Windows Server 2016 with Remote using [duplicate]

I want to buy one windows server 2016 standard license. As this server will locate in Data Center, I do need to remote to access when I want to use it. The user who manage it is only me (1 user), but ...
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“RDS is currently busy” and I can not log in to the server

After 2 users have connected (except myself) to the server with RemoteDesktopServices, then I can not log in until the server restarts. error message It gives the error shown on the screenshot. ...
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Accessing a Windows server via Console makes RDP sessions mouse cursor jump around?

I have a newly re-created Virtual 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Server with 15 users (via ESXi). When I'm not logged in via a console session, everybody's sessions work perfectly. However, as soon as I log ...
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RD Session host accepting new connections despite being set to not

I have a couple of new servers I'm testing for a customer... We've brought them into the mix of 'Host Servers' for the Remote Desktop Services collection and we've set 'Allow new connections' to '...
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Windows RDP (mstsc /prompt VS enablecredsspsupport:i:0)

I would like to know if the /prompt option of mstsc.exe is equivalent to using "enablecredsspsupport:i:0" in a .rdp file. mstsc.exe /prompt versus template.rdp with the following line (at the end): ...