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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Are there any RDP activity logs? - Windows Server 2008 R2

a few users have logged into a server through RDP. I would like to monitor activity, but do not know my way round Windows Server that well. I am hoping there are logs of some kind around that I can ...
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Can't RDP Into EC2 After Running Systems Manger Command

I ran a very simple powershell script (setting up odbc) on a bunch of EC2 instances using AWS Systems Manager. The script worked but now I am unable to RDP into any of the instances. I have tried ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Builtin/Remote desktop users AD group not working

Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Users AD Group Not Working Hi I have a query on the answer given for the question in the above link I have added users to builtin "Remote Desktop Users" in ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Users AD Group Not Working

I am attempting to manage what users can establish a Remote Desktop connection to servers in a centralized fashion from a Windows Server 2012 domain controller. To do so, I added the users to the ...
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Sharing folders with X2Go?

I just started using x2go to establish a remote desktop connection between two Debian 10 machines and discovered the neat file-sharing functionality of the x2goclient (Session Preferences > Shared ...
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Delegate session management on RemoteApp 2012

We've built a rather large RemoteApp environment on 2012 R2, fully patched. Everything is working fine, so now comes the time to offshore and delegate tasks to the first line team. We would like to ...
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How do I restrict a Remote Desktop Client to a single application?

I have an AWS Lightsail server running Windows Server 2016. I want Administrators to be able to log in via Windows Remote Desktop Client and access the desktop and all applications. However, I want to ...
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Accessing Remote Desktop through VPN on Windows Server 2012 r2

We have 2 networks at my current workplace - an administrative network everyone uses and a "lab" network which only engineers, scientists, and developers use. I have control over all servers and PCs ...
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Automatically connect duplicate Windows RDP users to an existing, shared session?

When a new Remote Desktop client connects to an RD server with a username that's already connected, Remote Desktop Services normally does one of two things: Disconnect the previous remote, and ...
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RDP file with embedded password asks for password

I've created one RDP file full address:s:10.20.30.40 username:s:myuser password:s:mypassword domain:s:mydomain When I open this file it still asks me for the password. What can I do to tell RDP ...
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windows 2016 rdp sso displays other user login

We have a Windows 2016 server where we want to add Single Sign-On, but when I add the server to the local GPO of my computer and try to log on, I get a screen with an empty user field. I have tried ...
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Can't write to ROOT\CIMV2\TerminalServices via powershell

I'm trying to automate installing new SSL certificates onto a Windows Server using powershell. I have most of it done but I have a small issue. When I try to update the Terminal Services SSL cert I ...
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Strange image rendering issues on Windows Server 2016. RDP changes font rendering? How to reset rendering subsystem?

I've got a strange issue with our automated test system. This is a Windows Server 2016 VM that runs various automated functional tests around our business application. In some tests, we produce image ...
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Terminal Services Licensing Server Does Not Hand Out Available CALs (Error 22)

We have a TSLS (2008 SP2, not R2) issuing both 2003 and 2008 Per Device CALs. I have no Issues with the 2008 CALs. It has 5 or so batches of 2003 CALs, and hands out some (group A), but not others (...
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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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(Virtual) Windows Server console: Black screen

When connecting to our virtual Windows 2003 Server (SBS 2003 SP2) via a normal RDP session, everything works fine. However, when connecting with /admin to get to the console session, the following ...
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RDS licensing servers HA

I'm trying to understand the correct way to configure two licensing servers for high availability, in per user mode. I have 100 users, and 100 Cal's in total. I have two licensing servers; lic1 and ...
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Add multi monitor option to remote desktop web access

I have a test environment for a remote desktop farm with a connection broker load balancing logins across remote desktop session host servers. All servers are built on Server 2012 R2. Using rd web ...
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performing a remote shutdown and login from linux to windows

Here is a situation I am on a Linux machine and I have to access a windows xp machine to which I can connect with rdesktop.The problem is Windows XP machine is remotely located and to be able to do a ...
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wmic: error when setting remote desktop self-signed certificate

I'm attempting to use the wmic approach of assigning a self-signed certificate for Remote Desktop use on a Windows Server 2012 VM as described here and here. The CA for the RDP certificate has been ...
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Remote Desktop can't find the computer

This is my first attempt in setting up some VMs. I am trying to rdp to them but I'm encountering this error Remote Desktop can't find the computer "[Server]". This might mean that "[Server]" does not ...
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using Linux vncviewer

when i am connecting to VNC server using wine on linux $ wine vncviewer.exe i have to enter: VNC Server: 1.1.1.21 Proxy/Reapeter: 195.29.18.33:1234 and then, when i connect, on top there is txt: 1....
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VPN within a Remote Desktop session

I connect to a server on my local network via Remote Desktop. I then need to make a VPN connection out to the internet from within that Remote Desktop session. However that immediately disconnects my ...
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Configure windows firewall for pinging and RDP

2 Windows 7 desktop A and B at home network. A's firewall on, A ping B = OK, B ping A = Request timed out. A's firewall off,A ping B = OK, B ping A=OK. What I need to configure for A's firewall.I ...
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Remote Desktop Authentication without NTLM - How to Configure from non-Windows clients?

Background This has been bugging me for quite a while (and no amount of internet searching has amounted to a decent solution), so I'm hoping someone can offer some sage advice. When I try and start a ...
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Remotely set VNC service password

After a Windows update I cannot connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine via RDP. As an alternative, I remotely installed UltraVNC using PsExec. The WinVNC service starts successfully but when I try ...
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Is it possible to install GUI on Ubuntu VPS then do remote desktop from Windows?

I am using Windows 7 and going to purchase a VPS with Ubuntu OS. I used to use VPS with Windows 2008 Enterprise OS and used windows remote desktop to remote the VPS. Now if I switch to Ubuntu VPS can ...
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RDP with NLA does not work, unless logging in locally first

When connecting to a remote PC, I get this error: But if I walk to the remote PC, login (with the same credentials) and walk back, RDP suddenly works. This happens each day. The remote PC might be ...
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Your system administrator does not allow the use of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer

At our office, all of our Windows 7 Clients get this error message when we try and RDP to a remote Windows 2008 Server outside of the office: Your system administrator does not allow the user of ...
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How to tunnel remote desktop through ssh to connect a linux box from windows pc?

I want to connect to a Linux box from Windows pc remotely. But I want the session to be encrypted. Since VNC free version and Windows Remote Desktop (RDP) don't support encryption, I am looking for ...
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Remote Desktop event ID 20499. No noticeable issues

I get a warning event with ID 20499 for TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager.The error is: Remote Desktop Services has taken too long to load the user configuration from server \server.domain....
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How can I still use the USB Composite Keyboard in a Remote Desktop Connection?

I am trying to forward a usb composite device (a controller with lights, buttons and encoders on it) that has four usb devices; HID Keyboard, HID Mouse, HID Input Device, and Light Controls device. I ...
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Having trouble getting “Set action to take when logon hours expire” to work

I have a Windows Server 2012 server that allows remote desktop users (sessions are hosted on the server itself). I'm trying to enforce logon hours for these remote desktop users. I have specified ...
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RemoteFX on Remote Desktop Session Host not working

I have configured Remote FX on our Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Remote Desktop Session Host by following this guide: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff817595%28WS.10%29.aspx However, when I connect ...
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Impossible to remove remote desktop license server

The server that was the license server for my remote desktop server was decommissioned, so I want to remove it from the configuration. If I go in Server Manager > Remote Desktop Services > ...
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RDP in 2008 R2 domain no longer working - possible Kerberos issue

Everything was working fine and no changes were made. For no apparent reason, we can no longer RDP to any domain computers except for the domain controllers themselves. This includes Windows 7 clients ...
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Cliboard redirection not working if security set to negotiation

Masters, We have new servers: vmware terminal servers Server 2012R2 remote gateway Server 2016 Std We have a few problems with connection from external address to RDS Gateway via RDP so we try some ...
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Access remote desktop via VPN running on docker container

Docker for Desktop is running on my MAC PC I have a docker container which has the VPN running with port 22 on container exposed to host PC as 40022, so I could SSH to the hosts on the VPN network ...
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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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VPN and Remote Desktop Stopped Working (Windows Server 2008 R2)

Recently, both the VPN and remote desktop stopped working. See below for details. VPN: Error 800: The remote connection was not made because the attempted VPN tunnels failed. The VPN server might ...
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RDP suddenly stop working on 2 servers and 1 laptop

we have like 10 servers (running as DC for each site), also some workstations/laptop working on each site. We use RDP to admin every DC server. This structure was working nice and well, BUT... Today ...
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Remote Desktop locks user account on Password Change

We maintain a Terminal Server on our network for our remote office and occasional third party vendors to connect in to. Our windows network active directory has the standard windows password ...
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Forwarding ports over RDP protocol

I was assigned a task that needs to be performed on the corporate virtual machine. I'm connecting to a Windows 7 remote desktop over OpenConnect VPN. From there I have access to all network resources (...
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WS2012 RDP IP-whitelist not working

I'm running Windows Server 2012 with newest updates etc. We've at all times restricted our RDP with a whitelist with IP in the Scope properties of the Remote Desktop - User-mode rule inside the ...
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AnyDesk TCP tunnelling port “closed” since Windows 10 2004

I connect to my company computer via AnyDesk. I have set up a TCP tunnel from local port 11111 to remote port 22, to have an SSH connection to the remote machine. This stopped working since I ...
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Feedback on Using Chrome on RDS Hosts

How well does Chrome work on RDS hosts? I'm looking for feedback on replacing Internet Explorer 11 with Chrome in an RDS environment. I have a system that uses Internet Explorer 11 in a terminal ...
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RDS: Redirected printers not showing up in Control Panel or Settings app

I'm having an odd problem with our Remote Desktop Session Host that's running on Windows Server 2019 (version 1809, build 17763.805). I am connecting to this server from my PC (running Windows 10, ...
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RemoteApp doesn't start second time

I am having an issue with RemoteApp through a Remote Desktop Gateway. The Remote Desktop Server and Gateway services are running on the same server running Windows Server 2012. The client is Windows 7 ...
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Windows Domain-joined PC cannot RDP to a PC on another domain

I created an AD DS and domain called NEWDOM. Then I added a Win2012 machine "newPC" with a local account called "userA" and joined it to the NEWDOM domain. If I use my personal PC on home network, I ...
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When the Service Base Filtering Engine is active, ping and Remote Dsktvp do not work

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 When the Service Base Filtering Engine (BFE) Running is a Ping and RDP are disabled and do not work. But when I disable the service is Both Ping and RDP work. What do ...

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