- Click Start → All Programs → Accessories → Remote Desktop Connection.
- OR -
- Click Start → Run.
- Type mstsc in text box and hit Enter Key.
- Enter your Server’s IP Address and hit Enter Key. [If RDP is configured on non-standard port i.e. any other port than 3389 then you will have to mention your VPS-IP-Address:Port Number e.g. 127.0.0.0:1245]
- You will see new window, enter your Username and Password and hit Enter key.
- To connect to your Windows VPS or Dedicated server from Mac OS, you can use CoRD. You can download CoRD from the following URL:
- Once CoRD is installed on your Mac system, open the program. You will see the following interface:
- Click on the Servers icon and then click the + icon to add a server to the list.
- Enter your Server’s IP Address. [If RDP is configured on non-standard port i.e. any other port than 3389 then you will have to mention your VPS-IP-Address:Port Number e.g. 127.0.0.0:1245]
- Enter your Username and Password.
- If required, configure the other options and close the dialog window. Your server will appear in the server list. Double-click the server name to log-in.
- You can use open source client rdesktop for Linux in order to connect to your VPS from any Linux distribution. You can download rdesktop client from the below URL:
- Once you rdesktop is installed in your Linux system; fire following command in Terminal:
- rdesktop VPS_IP_Address................................(If RDP service is configured on default port) OR
- rdesktop VPS_IP_Address:port number ..........(if RDP service is configured on non standard port)
- You will receive Windows login prompt as following, Enter your VPS Username(administrator), password and click on Right Arrow button.