Connect to a Plesk Server via RDP with Available Credentials like a Pro

Connect to a Plesk server via RDP with available credentials with this handy guide by the experts at Bobcares.

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How to connect to a Plesk server via RDP with available credentials

Our Support Team is here with a handy guide to connect to a Plesk server through the RDP with the accurate credentials. However, if we do not have access to the RDP credentials, our Support Techs suggest contacting the Hosting Provider.

From Windows:

  1. First, we have to press “Windows+R” buttons and click Run.
  2. Next, enter mstsc in the Run window and click Ok.

    connect to a Plesk server via RDP with available credentials

  3. Then, specify the IP of the server in the next window.
  4. After that, enter the credentials of a user with administrator privileges and click ok.
  5. Finally, click Yes when the following message appears:

    connect to a Plesk server via RDP with available credentials

From Linux:

  1. First, head to Terminal Console under Applications >Terminal.
  2. Next, execute the following command to install the xfreedp utility:
    • For Debian based systems (Ubuntu/Debian):
      # apt-get install freerdp-x11 -y
    • For RHEL based systems (CentOS/CloudLinux):
      # yum install freerdp -y
  3. Then, run the following command to start the RDP connection:
    #xfreerdp -g 1920x1080 -u username 203.0.13.2
  4. Finally, type Y and click Enter when the following message appears:
    Do you trust the above certificates? (Y/T/N)

From MacOS:

  1. First, head to the App Store.
  2. Then locate and install Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 software.
  3. Next, open Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 and click the Add PC button.
  4. After that enter the server’s IP address or hostname in the PC name field and click Add.
  5. Next, click the added connection from the step above.
  6. Now, it is time to enter the RDP login credentials and click Continue.
  7. Click Continue when a message similar to the one below appears:
    You are connecting to the RDP host “203.0.3.12”. The certificate couldn’t be verified back to a root certificate. Your connection may not be secure. Do you want to continue?

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Conclusion

To sum up, our skilled Support Engineers at Bobcares demonstrated how to connect to a Plesk server via RDP.

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