How to enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2019

To enable Remote Desktop, take the following steps:

Using Server Manager

Step 1 : Open Server Manager from the Start menu. And select Local Server.

Step 2 : In the Properties section, click the highlighted Remote Desktop setting.

Step 3 : In the System Properties window, select the Allow remote connections to this computer option.

Step 4 : The Remote Desktop Connection dialog box informs you that the Remote Desktop firewall exception will be enabled. Click OK to close it.

Step 5 : To add Remote Desktop users, click the Select Users… button.

Step 6 : In the Remote Desktop Users window, click the Add button to add users. Select users or groups from your AD DS. When you have finished adding Remote Desktop users, click OK to close the Remote Desktop Users window.

Step 7 : Again, click OK to close the System Properties window.

Using Server Configuration

Step 1 : Type Sconfig.cmd, and then press ENTER. The Server Configuration tool interface opens.

Step 2 : Enter 7 as a selected option and press Enter.

Step 3 : To enable Remote Desktop, enter E and press Enter.

Step 4 : Enter 1 and press Enter for more secure access.

Step 5 : In the Remote Desktop dialog box, click OK to confirm Remote Desktop enabling

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