RDP on Windows 8.1

Discussion in 'Virtualization' started by nima1024, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. nima1024

    nima1024 MDL Member

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    Hello all,

    My question is, does Windows 8.1 Enterprise support RDP protocol?
    For example, can I connect to a Windows 8.1 from another computer using RDP?
    Or RDP is exclusively built for Windows Server series?

    If no, are there any alternatives for it?
    Like VNC, TeamViewer and etc.


    I want to install Windows 8.1 on my own VPS (virtualized by VMware ESXi) by connecting from vSphere.

    Everything is the same as installing Windows Server but Windows 8.1 instead of.

    Best Regards,
     
  2. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    yes, 8.1 Pro and Enterprise can RDP host/client. Core and RT client only
     
  3. nima1024

    nima1024 MDL Member

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    Thank you so much for your answer. :hug2:

    Does Windows 7 (Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional) SP1 support RDP Host, too? :unsure:
     
  4. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Yes. You might need to install an update for compatibility with Windows 8.x (RDP 8.0).
     
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