You can access your Windows Platform Server (e.g.: Windows Server 2008 (R2), Windows Server 2012) using Remote Desktop Connection (RDP).

Using Windows Platform
Using the windows shortcut key e.g Windows Logo + R , in order to open the Run Window



Enter " mstsc.exe " to run Remote Desktop Connection application.


Enter the ip address of your server and press the connect button. You will need to login with your server’s username and password to gain access to your Windows Server.



Once login is successful, you shall see a new interface with the server ip address on top.

Linux Server
You can access your Windows Server using rdesktop. Install rdesktop by running the command below in your terminal.

yum install rdesktop

Once the installation is complete, you can use rdesktop in your terminal by typing and running the following command.

Login with your username and password to gain access to your Windows Server.

rdesktop IP-Address-Here -u UserName-Here -p – Password

e.g. rdesktop 220.158.200.260 -u root -p

Using Mac OS Platform

You can use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac to login to your Windows Server from Mac OS. Download the software here.



Install and run the application. Type the IP address of your server into the bar and press “ Connect ”.


Login with your username and password to gain access to your Windows Server.
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