Update for Windows 7 Remote Desktop Client
Microsoft has released the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.0 update. This update which enables users to use the new Remote Desktop Services features is applicable for clients running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
Categories: Networking Tags: RDC, RDP, Remote Desktop, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012
RDP Compression Algorithm
Among the various Group Policy settings you can configure for Remote Desktop Services, there is one particular setting which allows you to disable compression for RDP traffic. In certain network environments where compression is handled by third-party devices, double compression can sometimes cause problems to your remote session environment.
Categories: Networking Tags: algorithm, compression, gpedit, gpedit.msc, Group Policy, Memory, RDP, RDP traffic, Remote Desktop
Microsoft announces Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 Update for Windows 7
Later on this year, Microsoft will be releasing an update for the Remote Desktop Client on Windows 7. Actually, the update will be upgrading the protocol to version 8.0 and adding new capabilities that integrate with Windows Server 2012 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Windows Server 2012 powers the back-end of Microsoft VDI.
Categories: Management Tags: protocol, RDP, Remote Desktop, RemoteFX, update, VDI, virtual, Windows Server, Windows Server 2012
Connecting remotely using Remote Desktop
The process of connecting to a remote computer using Remote Desktop is pretty straight forward, however, there are some minor configuration settings that may prevent you from doing so. In this article we will go through the whole process so that all necessary steps are covered and a successful remote connection is guaranteed.
Categories: Management Tags: advfirewall, connect, connection, Desktop, hostname, RDP, Remote, remote connection, Remote Desktop
One of the most useful management tools available for Windows users is Remote Desktop. If you need to log on to a distant computer as if you were sitting in front of it and perform some management tasks you can use the Remote Desktop functionality found in Windows 7 computers. Previous versions of Windows have this functionality but in this article we will focus on Windows 7 operating systems.
Categories: Management Tags: computer, connection, connections, Desktop, Firewall, RDP, Remote, Remote Desktop, System Properties
Configuring WFAS Rules
The best to way to understand WFAS (Windows Firewall with Advanced Security) is by setting up a test rule as we are going to see in this article. We will configure a firewall rule that accepts only authenticated RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connections from hosts on a specific or same subnet:
Categories: Security Tags: connections, firewall rules, inbound, IP, IP address, protocol, RDP, subnet, TCP, WFAS, windows firewall