Platform: Microsoft Windows and PowerShell ISE
Estimated Completion Time: 5m +
This article will explain how to connect to a remote Windows Server by using the Remote Desktop Connection application included with most versions of Microsoft Windows.
First we need to locate the Remote Desktop Connection application that comes included with Windows. This is usually found in the Start Menu, but can also be found at All Programs – Accessories.
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When you first launch the application you are taken to the Quick Connect screen. If you click the Options button at the bottom left of the window you will be presented with options that will allow you to customize your experience.
Enter in the IP Address or Host Name of the remote server, and the Username you will authenticate with.