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How to Connect to Your Server From a Windows OS via RDP

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This guide will explain how to remote (RDP) into a Windows server. We will also cover how to change your Administrator password.


Step 1:  Find the Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) on your PC and open it.


[notification type=”alert-warning” close=”false” ]You should be able to do a search within Windows for “RDP” which will launch Windows RDP functionality.  


Windows 10 Search Bar Image
Example from searching RDP in Windows 10



Step 2:  Put the IP address that was included in the welcome email we sent

Step 3:  Click connect


RDP IP image


Step 4:  In the window that pops up, put in your username for administrator and your password (both were included in your welcome email)

Step 5:  Click OK


RDP login details image


You web-server should now load within your computer.