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Thanks! I learn something new every day! Smile | :)

Now, since you are discussing rdp to a vm desktop, I've a small question. How would this be a security risk to the computer/network at home?

The reason I ask is this: A few months back a customer misunderstood what my company was advertising as a 'cloud solution' for a legacy lob desktop app. (it's actually just the option to post data to one of our web servers for reporting/dissemination, etc.) She was expecting a solution where we host everything...app, data, etc. Remember, this is a legacy desktop app.

When we discovered the misunderstanding (after they had already paid) I suggested that we just create a limited user account on an existing azure vm we have, install the software, and let them rdp in, problem solved. During the process of transferring the customer's files/data, I even asked if they currently use remote desktop for current cloud-based system. The answer was 'yes'.

I went about setting up the account on the server, setting up and configuring the application/files. It works great so I sent the customer the credentials and a setup guide. The response back was a screenshot of the generic rdc not connecting error message. Confused | :confused: I said she would need to get her local IT staff to troubleshoot it. Within an hour, we had the answer: Company IT forbids Remote Desktop Connections to computers outside of their network. Sigh | :sigh: They had been the victim of ransomware a few months back and weren't going to make an exception.

So the question is, can an outgoing rdp connection be dangerous for the client? The only way I can think of is through local drives or the clipboard. I'm asking specifically about the MS Remote Desktop Connection here. Thanks for any insight! Smile | :)
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