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How to Change RDP Port from Default on Windows Server 2008,2012

As a security practice, it is recommended to update your Windows server’s RDP port (used for managing the server via Remote Desktop Conneciton). To update the RDP port from the default 3389, follow the steps below: Start the Registry Editor by navigating to Start > Run > regedit Locate the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber Click the subkey PortNumber, […]

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How to Access a Windows Server via RDP (Remote Desktop)

If you choose to configure your dedicated server with a Windows Server operating system, it will come ready-to-go with a remote desktop interface. This will allow you to interact with the remote Windows Server OS as if it was a “regular” desktop PC. You can access the server’s desktop, install applications, and manage files via […]

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How to Change/Update RDP Port on Windows Server 2008

As a security practice, it is recommended to update your Windows server’s RDP port (used for managing the server via Remote Desktop Conneciton). To update the RDP port from the default 3389, follow the steps below: Start the Registry Editor by navigating to Start > Run > regedit Locate the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber Click the subkey PortNumber, […]

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