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[Windows] Connecting to KVM Windows server using RDP

ReginaRegina Moderator
edited February 11 in KVM Windows servers
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) - is protocol created by Microsoft, which provides a graphical interface for a user. RDP client is available in most operating systems. By default RDP uses 3389 TCP port. Remote Desktop Connection is the official program meant for login via RDP.

Requirements:

KVM server with Windows 2012 or 2016 R2 server.

Login via Windows computer:

1. Open up your "Remote Desktop Connection" program and select "Show Options".
2. Enter your login credentials and press "Connect":

Computer: Your_server_IP
Username: Administrator



3. Enter your server's password and press "OK"

Login via Linux OS:

If you do not have rdesktop installed, install it with the command bellow. for Ubuntu/Debian use:

apt-get update
apt-get install rdesktop

For CentOS/Fedora:

yum update
yum install rdesktop

Then you can login to your Windows 2008 or 2012 R2 server using this command in the terminal:

rdesktop -u Administrator -p PASSWORD -g 1280x720 YOUR_SERVER_IP

If you have done everything correctly, Windows Server window should open up:


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