I am unable to do RDP in my Windows VPS. What could be the possible reasons?

Please check the following:

  • Ensure that you are using correct IP to do RDP.
  • Ensure that your RDP port number 3389 is not being blocked by your local system's firewall or your ISP. If your Remote desktop service is configured on port 8756, ensure that this port is not blocked by your local system's firewall or your ISP.
  • If you are getting username or password incorrect error, make sure that there is no blank space in username and password.
  • Run telnet IP PORT and see if you are successfull connection  i.e.  telnet 127.0.0.1 3389  [Replace 127.0.0.1 with your VPS IP address and 3389 with your RDP port]
  • If you still face any issue, please feel free to contact us




  • 12 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to add a new DNS zone and manage DNS Records For a Domain Hosted on Windows VPS?

This tutorial will assist you to add new DNS Zone, add/edit/delete various DNS records in DNS...

How to Install Desktop Experience On Windows Server?

The Desktop Experience feature makes your Window VPS look like local your Windows 7 desktop. The...

How to block single IP address or range of IP addresses from Windows Firewall 2008?

Following article will assist you to block single IP address or a range of IP addresses in...

How to create FTP account in Windows VPS or Dedicated server Manually?

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is useful for Web hosting companies to allow their customers to...

Upgrade of Windows Server 2003 Standard to Windows Server 2008/2012 OS in the VPS

Windows Server 2003 OS is now out of the market and Microsoft will not release any new updates or...