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Modified on 2010/06/01 14:14 by Administrator Categorized as OS
Terminal Server Connection, RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol)


      MSTSC option
      MSTSC /Edit"ConnectionFile"
      MSTSC /migrate

ConnectionFile     The name of an RDP file for connection

   /v:<server[:port]> The remote computer to connect to

   /console       Connect to the console of a server (NT/XP)
   /Admin         Connect to a session for administering the server(Vista/2008)

   /f             Start in Full Screen mode

   /w:width       Width of the RDP screen
   /h:height      Height of the RDP screen

   /span          Match the Remote Desktop width and height with the local virtual
                  desktop, spanning across multiple monitors if necessary.(Vista/2008)

   /public        Run Remote Desktop in public mode. (Vista/2008)
                  In public mode, passwords and bitmaps are not cached.

   /edit          Open the RDP file for editing.
   /migrate       Convert a legacy Client connection file into an .RDP file

The /console option only works when connecting to an Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003 computer.

When connected to a remote desktop, the key combination Ctrl-Alt-END will send Ctrl-Alt-Del to the remote client.


MSTSC /v:MyServer /f /console

MSTSC /v: /w:1024 /h:768

MSTSC /v:MyServer /w:800 /h:600

MSTSC /edit filename.rdp

  • example) mstsc /w:1024 /h:768 /console
    if vista, sp3, win7 then /admin
    winxpsp2 /console

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