Remote Access - RDP Lab

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This lab is part of a series of lab exercises designed to supplement coursework and provide students with a hands-on training experience based on real world applications. This series of lab exercises is intended to support courseware for CompTIA Network+® certification. This lab will explore Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) as a remote access method. ...

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
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Overview

This lab is part of a series of lab exercises designed to supplement coursework and provide students with a hands-on training experience based on real world applications. This series of lab exercises is intended to support courseware for CompTIA Network+® certification.

This lab will explore Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) as a remote access method. RDP can be used to remotely connect to a Windows-based PC and navigate the GUI using your local keyboard and mouse. By the end of this lab, students will be able to use the Remote Desktop Connection client on Windows to access a remote machine. Students will also learn how to allow or block RDP using the Windows Firewall as well as allow specific users to connect remotely using RDP.

This lab includes the following tasks:

Connect to another machine using RDP Configure the Routing and Remote Access (RRAS) server role Use the built-in VPN client to create a VPN connection