The rdesktop connection allows you to set up a remote desktop connection. rdesktop is an open source client capable of speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Unlike Citrix ICA, rdesktop requires no server extensions.
To configure rdesktop:
Click Applications > Internet > HP Connection Administrator
The Add Connection window opens.
The rdesktop connection window opens.
Use the following tabs to configure a rdesktop connection:
Allows you to select a remote computer and provide the logon credentials for accessing this computer.
To select a computer:
Type the computer name or select a computer from the drop-down list.
Type the user name and password.
(Optional) Type the domain.
(Optional) In the Client Hostname field, type the host name for the terminal services
session. This entry allows you to dictate what is displayed when viewing shared resources.
In Connection Settings section, type a name for the connection.
Chapter 3 HP Connection Administrator