How do I enable Windows Remote Desktop (RDP) on my Windows-based KVM VPS?
This article will show you how to enable the Microsoft Remote Desktop connection on your new Windows VPS.
First login to the SolusVM control panel at https://vpspanel.gavs.us:5656/home.php
After logging in, choose the VPS you want to work with:
Once you have done that, click on the "VNC" button:
Use something like TightVNC to connect. Once connected via VNC, you will need to set your Administrator password for Windows:
You may need to activate Windows:
Simply click "Activate now". You will then be brought to the following screen. Click "Activate Windows online now":
Once complete, you will see:
If your server needs to be licensed beyond 180 days, you will need to purchase a Windows license.
Once logged into your Windows VPS via VNC, go to "Server Manager" and then to "Configure Remote Desktop".
Once here, click: "Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop", then click "OK" at the bottom:
Once done, you can login to your Windows VPS via Microsoft Remote Desktop. The login will be Administrator, and the Password the one you set in a prior step.
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