|December 21, 2003
guide assumes that you have already read and understand what Remote Desktop
is all about. If you haven't looked at it yet, please read: Remote
must also have already performed this step: Installing
Remote Desktop (Web) Host
Fire up your web browser
and go to the domain name or IP address + port number + /tsweb
For example, if your domain
name is superduper.com and you are running the webserver on port 81, then
you would point your browser to:
If you are using port 80, then
you can leave out the port number:
If you are not running a webserver
and are only using IIS for Remote Desktop Web connection, I would highly
suggest that you change the default port number from 80 to something else.
Once you point your website
to the proper location, you'll see this:
Then after a few seconds,
you'll see this. Click "Yes".
The screen will disappear
and now you can login to the Remote Desktop Web Host.
Type in the domain name or
IP number of the server into the line "Server". Even if you're not
using port 80, don't put the port number after the IP address here.
Just the domain name or IP address. Under "Size" Full Screen is fine.
You'll be prompted for a
user name and password. Enter them here and Click "OK".
Now you're logged into the
Remote Desktop Web Host. By default, there will be a toolbar at the
top of the screen which you can use to minimize, maximize, or close the
Remote Desktop Window. I like working the Remote Desktop in full
screen mode, but you can also run it as simply another window on your local
To Quit the session,
click the "X" at the top of the screen or select "Disconnect" from the
"Start" menu. You can sever the connection at anytime and whatever
you were working on in the remote computer will continue. You are
This last guide shows you
how to restart and reboot the Host computer over Remote Desktop:
or Shutdown Host Computer Using Remote Desktop