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

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.

 

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.

 


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