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How to remote (RDP) into a Windows VPS (Mac)




How to remote (RDP) into a Windows VPS (Mac):


NOTE:?If you are?unable to login,?please contact our support department?for assistance.
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1.?Open the "Remote Desktop Connection" (RDP) program:
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  • In?Windows, this is found in the?Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories.
  • On the?Macintosh, the?Remote Desktop?program is installed with?Microsoft Office 2011.?If for some reason this application is?not available in your system,?
    it can be?downloaded for FREE?here:?https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id715768417?mt=12?

    Please refer to?this Knowledge Base article?for instructions on using?Remote Desktop?to connect on the Macintosh.
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1. Start the "Remote Desktop" application. By default, it installs into the OSX dock.
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The icon looks like this:
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2. Enter the IP address or hostname of the VPS here, and click "Connect".
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3. Enter "administrator" for the username. The password is provided on the "Welcome Email" for the VPS. The domain field should contain the IP address or hostname.
? ? If you check the "Add User Information?to your Keychain" box, your login settings will be saved in OSX, and you will not need to enter them again.
? ? Click "OK" to make the remote connection.
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You should see the Windows Server desktop now.?You may toggle the "Full-Screen" option by pressing Command+2.

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