How to enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server

Requirements:
  • You have an account at console.online.net
  • You have a Dedibox dedicated server
  • It is installed with Windows Server 2012 from the management console

The security update provided by Microsoft causes, in a large number of cases, a disabling of RDP.

In Windows 2012, the usual Remote Desktop window is not easily visible. To launch the Remote Desktop window, two methods are available: Command Line and Graphical User Interface.

Command Line

1. Move your mouse to the right corner at the bottom of the screen and you will see a search bar.

2. Click on the search button, the one with magnifying glass. See the screenshot below:

3. Enter CMD in the Apps search text box:

4. Click on CMD on the left, to launch the command prompt:

5. In the command prompt window type SystemPropertiesRemote and press Enter

6. The command above will launch the System Properties window.

7. Select the appropriate option under Remote Desktop and click OK.

Graphical Interface

1. Move your mouse to the right corner at the bottom of the screen and you will see a search bar.

2. Click on the Settings button,

3. Click on Server Info under Desktop

4. The Server Info launches the System Control Panel page. “Click Advance System Settings” on the right. This will launch the System Properties page.

5. Select the appropriate option under Remote Desktop and click OK.