RHEL7 Remote Desktop viewer cannot connect to Windows systems using RDP.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0
- Cannot connect to any Windows system via RDP using the Remote Desktop Viewer available in RHEL 7. The Viewer screen flickers and goes back to initial window.
- There is a known issue with RDP plugins for
vinagre, which has been addressed by ERRATA RHBA-2015-0448
vinagrefor rdp connections.
xfreerdpis a X11 Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client which is part of the FreeRDP project.
xfreerdpclient in RHEL7 install following packages:
# yum install freerdp.x86_64 freerdp-libs.x86_64 freerdp-plugins.x86_64
To connect to any windows system use:
# /usr/bin/xfreerdp -0 -u <username> -p <password> <server>:<rdp port>
# /usr/bin/xfreerdp -0 -u <username> -p <password> <server>:3389
-0 option is used to attach to the admin console of server.
Vinagreis a remote desktop viewer for the GNOME desktop. It supports many protocols using a plugins system.
- Any specific error message on screen while establishing the connection ?
- Reproducer steps ?
- What all options are selected on
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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It appears to now work on RHEL7. I'm using version 3.8.2 of Vinagre (branded Remote Desktop Viewer) with the following kernel version 3.10.0-229.1.2.el7.x86_64, and RDP to Windows 2008R2 works fine. However, SSH in Vinagre does not appear to be working for me at this time.
$ xfreerdp --no-nla --plugin cliprdr -d 'domain' -u 'username' -p 'password' X.X.X.X