Online Help > Entry Types > Sessions > Remote Connections > Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP)

Azure RDP

Overview

 

Azure RDP is a Windows Remote Desktop session directly into an Azure role instance without having to use the Azure Management Console (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/).

 

Settings

 

1. Enable Azure RDP access by following these instructions:

 

2. Open the Azure Portal (https://portal.azure.com) and select the deployment you would like to connect to. You'll need the DNS name (Computer), Role Name & Role IDs.

 

Azure Portal

Azure Portal

 

3. Create a new RDP session with the following values:

 

Host: Azure DNS

Role Name: Azure role name

ID: The azure role ID (if you have 8 instances running, then 0 - 7 are the IDs)

 

RDP Azure

RDP Azure