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Saving TS Client Settings in an RDP File

First published on CloudBlogs on Jul, 29 2008

Whenever you run the TS Client without specifying an explicit RDP file, the settings used for the remote session are always automatically saved back to Default.rdp. This is a hidden file located in your “My Documents” or “Documents” folder:

C:Documents and Settingsuser1My Documents>attrib
A H C:Documents and Settingsuser1My Documents Default.rdp

If you wish to use an RDP file other than Default.rdp, you can specify the RDP file directly from the command line:

mstsc myrdpfile.rdp

Or, you can click Open , select the RDP file, and then click Connect .