Making a Remote Desktop connection to the AWS Demo device.

macOS

If you are using macOS, download and install the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client from the App Store.

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All operating systems

In the remoteit Desktop application Devices view, click on the "RDP" button as shown:

 

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Next, click on "Create Connection":

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Once you see the blue button which has changed to "Stop Connection", click on the clipboard icon to copy the connection string to the clipboard).

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Windows

Launch the Remote Desktop Client.

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Type CTRL-V to paste the connection string into the "Computer" field as shown, then click on "Connect".

 

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You'll see a security warning the first time you make this connection.  If you wish to suppress this warning for subsequent connections, select the "Don't ask me again..." checkbox.  Click on "Connect".

 

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After a few moments, you'll see this dialog asking for your password.  As there is no password configured on the demo service, just click on OK:

 

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You'll see one last security warning.  If you wish to suppress this warning for subsequent connections, select the "Don't ask me again..." checkbox.  Finally, click on "Yes".

 

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You've now made an RDP connection to the AWS Demo RDP server.

 

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Please note that the session time limit is set to two minutes on the AWS Demo RDP server.

 

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macOS

Launch the Microsoft Remote Desktop application.

 

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Click on "Add PC":

 

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Paste the connection string you copied into the "PC Name" field with CMD-V.  Leave "User account" set to "ask when required".  Now click on "Add".

 

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You'll now see a new entry for this PC in the application window.  Double click on this to launch it.

 

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Enter the user name demo.  There is no password.  Click on "Continue".

 

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You'll see the following security warning.  Click on "Continue" to proceed.

 

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You've now made an RDP connection to the AWS Demo RDP server.

 

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Please note that the session time limit is set to two minutes on the AWS Demo RDP server.

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