RDP setup

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) allows users to access Windows servers with an RDP client. RDP uses a GUI to enable full access to Windows servers.

Install RDP clients for end users

Install an RDP client and use the links provided by your administrators to access your team's Windows servers.

Operating system

RDP client

macOS or Linux Download and install an RDP implementation for your platform. See MacFreeRDP or Royal TSX.
Windows Download and install Remote Desktop. See the Microsoft Store.

Create URL handlers for RDP connections

To give your users access to Windows servers through RDP, you can create URL handler links for your groups (see URL handler). Alternatively, you can have your users run sft rdp <server>

To let your users connect to a Linux server, use SSH.

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