Ever wanted to shutdown a remote machine ?

Ever wanted to shutdown/restart a remote machine ?

If you’ve ever used the Remote Desktop Protocol to login to a remote Windows computer, you’ve probably noticed that the Start, Shutdown options you’re used to seeing on a local Windows session aren’t there. Instead, you’ll typically see an option to “disconnect”or to “log off” .

So what do you do if you actually want to restart the remote machine?

how to start rdp aka remote desktop in windows, from command line – cmd

I wanted to start the remote desktop session directly, without the need to put in the IP when it prompts. Here is the command to do so mstsc.exe /f /v:192.168.1.2 where 192.168.1.2 is the IP of the remote machine. Each option in detail mstsc.exe /v:ServerName[:Port]} [/console] [/f] [/w:Width/h:Height] mstsc.exe is the exe for rdp in… Continue reading how to start rdp aka remote desktop in windows, from command line – cmd