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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Azure VM with windows 10, keep it unlock even I disconect remote desktop, for anydesk

May it be possible ? I found AnyDesk more reliable than RDP to connect from mobile or tablet on the go Problem, as soon as I close RDP, screen goes black I try: Press Windows +R and type gpedit.msc ...
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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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Mac: Thycotic (Delinea) Connection Manager sound issue?

I'm on a Mac M1 running 12.5. I am connecting to a remote machine via Thycotic (Delinea) Connection Manager. The connection is to a Windows remote desktop. Despite sound being turned off in the ...
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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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Windows RDP won't allow confirmation of UAC prompt

When I am connected via rdp to another computer and when trying to perform any admin task this is the prompt I am getting. no "ok" no password nothing. just a "no" locally the ...
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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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Same user on GCS VM has sudo when SSH connecting but not by chrome remote desktop

I set up a Debian VM on Google Cloud Services. When I connect to the terminal via SSH from the GCS VM interface and run sudo ls as the user user@project, I get: User user may run the following ...
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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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Warnings when starting a remote desktop connection Windows server

When I start a remote desktop connection to the server I get the following warnings when launching double click on my shortcut: The advertiser of this remote connection can NOT be identified. editor: ...
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Requirements for RDP from Azure AD Registered device

We are a small company (4 users, 7 devices) and have recently moved from a mess of local accounts on our PCs to using Azure AD for Office 365. The plan was to have accounts for each user and for ...
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Automating full Remote Desktop Session Deployment using powershell

I am attempting to automate a full Remote Desktop Session deployment but running into a problem adding the gateway via powershell. I can add each server with the exception of the gateway. Which ...
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RDP Windows server 2019

I'm connecting to one windows server 2019 from another windows server 2019 through RDP, when i close the connection using the "X" button and then try to open new RDP connection i get a ...
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RDP connections fail for host A --> B but not B --> A

I have various windows servers all joined to a domain controller. I have the following setup and RDP enabled: Server A = Windows 2016 Server B = Windows 10 Server-A can RDP to Server B. Server-B ...
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Remote Desktop Connection only works with downloaded file

when a user tries connecting to any remote computer using remote desktop connection, the following box appears. When the user tries to open the .rdp file on the computer, no issues. Very confusing ...
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Remote desktop not working for azure machine, how to allow that?

I am getting RDP error when connecting to the machine. The inbound rule already added but still getting this error. Even ping also not working. How to fix this?
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Does Apache Guacamole support VNC Connection with GNUTLS?

Currently I've working on my custom Remote Desktop Service which is strongly based on Apache Guacamole. I want my whole session encrypted with TLS when I enter Guacamole and connect to my PC with a ...
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scheduled task to logon to remote windows 10 [closed]

I need to start some services on another Win10 machine every day which is not available as Service, and requires that someone logs on to the windows machine. The only way to do this is to login to ...
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Replace Self Signed RDP Cert with CA Signed Cert

A few servers are getting picked up by security scans with the following message: The following certificate was at the top of the certificate chain sent by the remote host, but it is signed by an ...
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Remote into machine using local account when you don't remember the PC name?

I want to remote into a computer using the local Administrator account on that machine, however I don't remember what the name of the computer is. Is there a way to specify that I want to use the ...
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Duplicate Desktop Icons for single user over Remote Desktop Session

We have an RDS environment for our customers where they RDP into their server and their AppData is stored in a remote profile disk (VHDX), their user home is a redirected folder also stored in a ...
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Getting CD on HAProxy TCP (Layer 4) connection for Windows RDS Gateway

I have a Windows RDS instance that users connect to over the internet, although we have placed an HAProxy using a TCP frontend/backend: frontend front_https_rds bind XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:443 ...
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User authentication via certificate on remote desktop

I have set up a new remote desktop and the client has requested 1 main thing. That the user logs in with a certificate we provide them and no one else is able to log in, my Google search results have ...
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Printers not redirecting when RD session host role is installed (winserver 2019)

as the title says, printers will not redirect to the remote server when that role is installed, everything works fine if i remove the role, but the thing is, without the role i can't control the ...
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Only Allow 1 user to Remote Desktop at a time (Windows 2019)

By default Windows 2019 allows 2 users to remote desktop at one time. Is there a way to restrict this even further to allow only 1 remote desktop user at a time? I tried the following tutorial, ...
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After adding server to domain, logging on via RDP is 20 times slower

I'm not sure what is going on but I have been building out a new environment remotely. All the VMs I spin up that start out as 2019 servers in a WORKGROUP seems to respond to RDP requests extremely ...
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Remote Desktop Connection failure logging

I've got a Windows desktop workstation that sometimes refuses Remote Desktop Connection. (The client reports that it's not enabled or not turned on.) Most of the debugging suggestions for RDC and RDP ...
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Windows Server RDP session keeps killing AudioSrv (audiodg.exe) leading to audio startup delays

Running Windows Server 2012 R2 I have noticed an annoying feature on RDP connections: Windows keeps killing the Audio Service audiodg.exe if it is idle for more than 5 minutes. The problem with this ...
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Modify loadbalanceinfo for RDS Session Collection

Does anyone know how to change the loadbalanceinfo string for a RDS Session Host Remote Desktop collection? Use case: we had a case today where something got corrupted in our RDS collection, and there ...
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Lost RDP session on gcp VM(windows server 2016) afer changing firewall settings

I lost my RDP session after setting up some firewall settings on my GCP windows VM and now that is unreachable via IP or RDP or URL. I tried pinging that IP but request timed out. Can someone please ...
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How can I type in a virtual machine that is located on a host machine that I remote desktop into?

I'm using a remote desktop to log in to another computer and on that computer. Trying to start up a virtual machine. The problem I'm having is when I try to type in the virtual machine, most of the ...
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Disable Clipboard Mapping and Remote Drive Mapping for RDP

Running a Windows Server 2016 instance (standalone) and I'm trying to figure out how to disable clipboard mapping and remote drive mapping while over remote desktop. I know there are options to ...
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Remote control automation on windows/Ios

I am working for an educationnal center and I have some question. I have 20 iMac, and 50 Windows, all of them with specific software. Due to the covid, I am looking for a way to remote control to ...

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