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?
Are you logging to remote desktops often and you wanted to save the IP and password and use it as a shortcut icon. Here is how to do it.
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