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Remote Desktop vs. VNC

Remote Desktop vs. VNC

Remote Desktop vs. VNC

I have a server that I have been able to RDP into for the past couple of months, I had an issue where I needed to reboot this server recently and ever since reboot I am unable to connect via rdp but can connect via vnc. Get the "can't connect to remote computer' error via rdp.

? from a Telephone guy....

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

What type of server?  What remote desktop application?  Linux or Windows or Other?

Did the IP address or name change?
If you are a running Linux did you do a major distribution upgrade?

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

Make sure when you log on to the server the remote desktop is enabled. it might have switched to disabled for some reason.  

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

Thanks for the replies...the server is an Avaya MAS, the remote desktop application is Remote Desktop Connection and the server is a Windows 2003 server which has NOT had an IP address or name change...
I have just verified that said server does have remote desktop enabled...


RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

can you ping it?  

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

scratch that you can ping it if you can vnc but can you remote into any other computer or is it just the server you cant remote into?

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

it's just this server....

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

ok so

1. remote desktop is enabled
2. its only the server
3. ip address and name havent been changed

can you remote into the server from a diffrent pc? also have you tried remoteing into a pc from the server?  

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

Look at using logmein.com  

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

its on his network logmein.com would be a good for something offsite but since its internal RDP would be the best thing to use next to VNC or dameware.  

RE: Remote Desktop vs. VNC

Is the "terminal services" service running?
Is there any errors showing in event veiwer?

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