RDP connection to Windows Server?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by davewill2010, May 25, 2013.

  1. davewill2010 macrumors member

    Feb 10, 2013
    Hi All,

    Need to set up an RDP connection from one of our company's new imacs to a Windows server running Server 2012 and looking for pointers on the best way to do this. On windows machines we setup the connection and just leave a shortcut to it on the users desktop which they double click and it logs them in, is this possible in Mountain Lion?
  2. hallux macrumors 68030


    Apr 25, 2012

    When connecting you need to make sure to use the FQDN for the server and specify the login domain for the user name. Otherwise, it works almost like RDP from a Windows computer.

    There IS a pre-requisite on the server side, related to the type of remote connection you're using. I can't recall what it is exactly but you'll know as soon as you try to connect the first time.
  3. davewill2010 thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 10, 2013

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