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In this blog, we are going to install RDP ( Remote Desktop Protocol). For the remote desktop, we can use VNC or xRDP package. We are using xrdp package here to get the RDP access on CentOS 7.



Step-1: Use to upgrade all of the system software

sudo yum update

Step-2: Install the epel-release package, It allows to install add-on software packages provided by Fedora Team. EPEL stands for (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux)

sudo yum install -y epel-release

Step-3: The below command has been used to install Gnome Desktop packages and dependencies.

sudo yum group install -y "GNOME Desktop"

Step-4: The xrdp is an Open Source package for remote desktop protocol (rdp) server.

sudo yum install -y xrdp

Step-5: Enable the xrdp service for every boot and start the xrdp server

sudo systemctl enable xrdp && sudo systemctl start xrdp

Step-6: Reboot the Machine/Server

sudo reboot

Step-7: Enable the port 3389 on Firewalld using the below command.

sudo firewall-cmd --zone=public --permanent --add-port=3389/tcp

Reload the firewalld

sudo firewall-cmd --reload

Now try the rdp access with RDP client.

on Windows Machine use


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