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

Tags: Cloud Servers,  Windows 

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 do a search within Windows for "RDP," which will launch Windows RDP functionality.

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

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

Your web server should now load within your computer.

Written by Michael Brower  /  December 13, 2016