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Send Ctrl-Alt-Del to nested RDP session

You can also create a shortcut that performs the CTRL-ALT-DEL action for you (very useful in environments where OSK is not accessible.) Create a shortcut to the following: C:\Windows\explorer.exe ...
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Send Ctrl-Alt-Del to nested RDP session

Set both RDP sessions to Send Windows keys to remote window. Now, to send Ctrl-Alt-Del to the first session, use Alt-Ctrl-Del. To send commands to the second window, use Alt-Ctrl-End.
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mstsc /v /admin command in Remmina or similar rdp client in ubuntu

Often Im seeing below message, while trying to login to server 2003 .. Then as its already suggested, by roaima , What i do is to use "Attach to console" in the Advanced tab Above option should be ...
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RDP shadowing 2012R2 on custom RDP port

When doing shadowing (from what I understand) the communication is done over RPC instead, or at least setup is, and then a "random" port is used for the actual session. In practice this means that the ...
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Need explanation of tag loadbalanceinfo:s:tsv:

The parameter you mention allows the Broker to know which collection the client is trying to connect to. Since a broker can manage multiple hosts and several collections, this setting is essential. ...
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Supply username and password to mstsc

Open Powershell type ("YourPassword" | ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force) | ConvertFrom-SecureString; Add the resulting hash to the rdp file as password 51:b:<hash> Note: ...
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mstsc can't verify identity of the remote Amazon server

You have two problems. The server name doesn't match the name on the certificate. The certificate is not trusted. To solve this You don't have to match the host name of the server, the certificate ...
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RDP prompting for user/password with saved credentials

You can store the hostname/ip and credentials as key from PowerShell using the command : cmdkey /generic:<ip or hostname> /user:<username> /pass:<password> For viewing your saved ...
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RDP prompting for user/password with saved credentials

I'm doing this, to the same server version, from the same OS Version. Start with a blank RDP session, and enter the Server name. If there are saved credentials, remove them by clicking 'Delete'. ...
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RDP Session with same account

Install hyper-v on the server you are running this client on and use the hyper-v console to connect rather than RDP. If your "bot" is requiring a GUI, you have other fish to fry on the app side.
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MSTSC connection quality vs RDS via Connection Broker connection quality

Make sure that your RDP gateway is reachable via UDP from the clients. If there's a fallback to TCP and you've high latency and/or some loss, you may get degraded performance and/or connection quality....
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An internal error has ocurred - MSTSC Crashes

With one of our terminal servers, we rebooted it each time this happened. Today, reboot did nothing so we unjoined & re-joined to the domain to fix the issue.
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Send Ctrl-Alt-Del to nested RDP session

In case someone finds this via a Windows 10 server setup where the OSK doesn't have an END key, I was also able to replicate this by enabling the full OSK keyboard under settings in the first nested ...
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Send Ctrl-Alt-Del to nested RDP session

In the nested RDP session: Turn ON [NumLock] Press: SHIFT(any) + CTRL + ALT + End (num pad - under 1)
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Send Ctrl-Alt-Del to nested RDP session

I know this is old but I thought I would provide an answer as I figured out how to make the keyboard shortcut work. For me, I had to specifically use the Left Shift key and the Right Control and Alt ...

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