Log In to a Cloud Server Running Windows 2016 with Remote Desktop

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Introduction

Learn how to use Remote Desktop to connect to a Servidor Cloud running Windows 2016. Remote Desktop is a free program which is included with Windows desktop computers.

Requirements

  • A Servidor Cloud running Windows 2016
  • The IP address and Initial Password for the server. You can find this information by selecting the server on the Servers section of the Cloud Panel.
  • A Windows PC (Windows XP or better)
  • An internet connection

Note: The instructions in this tutorial are designed for a Windows 10 desktop. The specific instructions for other Windows versions may vary slightly.

Launch Remote Desktop

Right-click on the Start button.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Right click on Start button

Click Search.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Click Search

Enter "Remote Desktop" in the Search field.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Search for Remote Desktop

Click the first entry: Remote Desktop Connection Desktop App.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Click Remote Desktop

Connect With Remote Desktop

Put the server's IP address or domain name in the Computer field, then click Connect.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Connect

By default, Windows will try to connect with your desktop login, which will not work on your server. Click More choices.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Choose More choices

Click Use a different account.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Use a different account

Enter the username Administrator and the server's Initial Password. You can find this information by selecting the server on the Servers section of the Cloud Panel.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Username and password

Click OK to connect to the server.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Username and password

The first time you connect to a server, you will see a warning about the remote server's security credentials. Click Yes to continue.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Accept connection

You will be connected to the remote Servidor Cloud.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Connected

To disconnect from the server, click the X on the Connection Bar at the top of the screen.

Connect to Servidor Cloud With Remote Desktop: Disconnect