The adoption of RDP VPS in the last few years has been on the rise. This is best explained by Microsoft’s domination in the personal PC space. And the doggedness with which it tries to achieve same feat in Web Server space where Linux leads.

We will walk you through what an RDP VPS is and why it is popular among users. We’ll also discuss its typical features, the cloud services it offers and how to setup and use it.

What is RDP VPS?

RDP VPS is a private, secure network of virtual blocs of Windows-based Servers. Its remote connection between client and server is via the Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) capable of text, image, video and VoIP data transfer.

A typical RDP VPS has a Windows Operating System (OS) and customizable RAM, disk space, and CPU. RDP VPS is ideal for operators of websites and web apps that place a premium on privacy, bandwidth, security, uptime and graphical features of a Windows Server.

Why choose RDP VPS?

RDP is the standard for Windows environments. RDP is to Windows VPS what SSH is to Linux VPS. RDP provides a graphical interface and is more robust for remote connectivity protocol than SSH.

To use RDP, both client PC and RDP VPS must be running RDP client software. The RDP VPS, before connection initiation, will need to have been configured to receive connections from the Windows client. The speed cum security with which the remote connection is established is enhanced using a cloud service from trusted RDP VPS providers.

Initiating RDP connection to VPS

STEP 1: Press WIN+R to open the Run window. The Windows key (WIN) could appear as the Windows logo, depending on the keyboard.

STEP 2; Type “mstsc” & click OK.

STEP 3: Click Show Options.

STEP 4: Enter your logon information:

  • Computer: vm-xxx.cloud9realtime.com
  • User name: Cloud9\username

STEP 5: Mark the Allow me to save credentials checkbox.

STEP 6 – OPTIONAL: Open the Display tab and mark the Use all my monitors' checkbox.

STEP 7: Open the Local Resources tab and verify both the Printers and Clipboard checkboxes are marked.

STEP 8: Click More.

STEP 9: Mark the checkboxes for all your local resources and click OK.

STEP 10: Go back to the General tab and click Save As.

STEP 11: Name the RDP shortcut and save it to your desktop.

STEP 12: Click on the desktop icon to access your virtual server.

How do I use RDP on connection to VPS?

You will need to connect from your RDP interface to the VPS. To connect remotely using Remote Desktop Connection on a Windows client, type "remote" into the start menu's search box. Once the program is opened, type in the name identifier of the machine you'd like to access and hit “Connect.”

You can control additional features in the options table, such as:

  • Display Window The options menu lets you maximize the small display screen and utilize multiple screens.
  • Windows Shortcuts The options menu lets you maximize the small display screen and utilize multiple screens.
  • Access remotely connected devices You also access local devices attached to the remote device and manipulate them as needed.
  • Installation, monitoring, and maintenance Secure installation, monitoring, and maintenance can be done on the windows server over the RDP connection.

Finding a helpful Cloud RDP VPS Provider

The internet is an efficient tool to find your preferred RDP VPS provider. A simple browser search should easily reveal popular providers in your geo-location. As you may have surmised, though, selecting the right one for you will require some knowledge and wit on your part.

A rule of thumb is to check out the offers from the heavyweights in the web hosting Industry – GoDaddy, AWS, DigitalOcean, Rackspace – and go from there. I would ask however that your final selection be not a compromise on pricing at the expense of privacy, security and bandwidth.

What Cloud Services does RDP VPS offer?

Many cloud RDP VPS value propositions offer more than just web hosting and RDP connections to a windows server. There's a concerted effort to encourage the Customer to buy into domain purchase, professional email hosting, SEO and marketing strategies, unlimited bandwidth plans, and personalized support from RDP VPS Guides is common. Some of the services are described below:

  • Web Hosting and Domain Name - RDP VPS commonly offer web hosting plans and domain name purchase on windows server. Please search for a domain name on your provider's dashboard and claim it. As soon as you settle on a domain name, the list of freebies on offer will likely be extensive.You can then add premium features like website hosting, WordPress, bandwidth, and mobile features.
  • Website Building and Design RDP VPS has a service to help you design and build your website with customization tailored to individual preferences. Should you choose to learn the basics of this skill instead of relying on their assistance, web development options are available. If you are open to hiring help, RDP VPS also has design experts on standby to create the desired custom page you'd be happy with.
  • SEO, Social Media, and Email Marketing RDP VPS is prepared to help you pull traffic to your site. Her Team of Marketers provide SEO and social media strategies for marketing via campaigns, email marketing, setup of a survey and email list including real-time analytics. You will be able to target your desired demographic and achieve engagement with your product.
  • Email Hosting RDP VPS provides email address hosting options on your domain name to its subscriber base. These plans cater to personal and business concerns. For all email packages, calendars and desktop apps are available. The standalone mobile email is affordable and available in niche packages and can be synced with existing providers like Gmail should you choose to save some cash.
  • Security - RDP VPS plans provide website security and monitoring in the form of daily scans of your site, offer SSL cert protection, and secure servers all period expert customer support.
  • Unlimited accounts and easy admin RDP VPS plans may offer unlimited hosting accounts from WHM /cPanel, including a toolkit in OS for managing WordPress sites.
  • Unlimited Bandwidth RDP VPS plans will offer unlimited bandwidth options as RDP VPSremote connections consume system resources rather intensely.
  • High-capacity VPS hosts RDP VPS offers high-speed, fully managed VPS Hosting with disk drives on a host, Kubernetes virtualization for completecontrol of the VPS.
  • 247 Customer Service The RDP VPS expert team provides round-the-clock services to help monitor your VPS, catch,fix issues that escalate.

Some hosting terms to know in cloud RDP VPS.

Here’s a list of things you should know about the business of cloud RDP VPS Hosting.

  • Domain/URL - A domain, e.g., ".edu" or “.com” is a unique string that’s a part of a Universal Resource Locator (URL) and is indicative of industry, e.g., education, commerce, respectively. Please note that a URL is a complete internet address and is tied to a specific website, e.g., mit.edu. You will be required to purchase the domain in which you get to choose what the URL(s) would become.
  • Subdomain - A subdomain is a variation of a domain name by putting words with a period, e.g., "web." in front of a domain name, e.g., mit.edu, which combined is web.mit.edu.
  • IP Address On purchasing your domain, please point to your VPS host's ipv4 - public IP address, e.g., advised that your IP address is a unique number that identifies the content's specific location on the internet.
  • DNS On the Domain Name Service (DNS) is where the domain name purchased can be assigned to the public IP address of your VPS Host. It’s usually available on the dashboard.
  • A Record - This field is where you put beside each other the ipv4 address and "@" - signifying the domain name.This action will link your IP address to your domain.
  • CNAME Record - In this field, your subdomain is entered. Recall that subdomain was addressed above. An example is web.mit.edu.
  • MX Record - In this field, you input values provided by your email hosting provider, and this typically indicates where your domain's emails are routed to.
  • TXT - Your email hosting provider sends this out for storing string information related to your domain. It is commonly used for storing SPF information.
  • SPF It is a mail validation protocol used to prevent spamming/spoofing of email.
  • AAAA - AAAA field links a domain name to the IP address (IPv6) e.g fe80::ff89:dfa4:a30d:3234 of theVPS hosting the domain.
  • NS - It represents Name Servers, which handle queries from local PCs regarding the location of a domain name’s varied services.

Linking Domain Name to RDP VPS

It will be assumed your domain is registered with your RDP VPS provider and is actively using their nameservers. The following are steps to link your domain name to VPS.:

i. Login to RDP account

ii. Click DOMAINS or equivalent

iii. Select a purchased domain.

iv. Locate Manage DNS or DNS Zone.

v. Select Add under the records table.

a. Under type, select A and enter detailsof A Record:

  • Host: Type @ to point to your domain name.
  • Points to: ipv4 address you are setting as destination RDP VPS host.
  • TTL: Default

b. Under type, select CNAME and enter as many CNAME records that apply to your site, e.g., FTP, mail, www follows:

  • Host: Enter string that isn’t a repetition of A record orhas periods(.) as first or last character
  • Points to: a domain name
  • TTL: Leave value as seen.

c. Under type, select MX record:

  • Host:Enter @ or a subdomain, e.g., mail
  • Points: The mail server's address, e.g., smtp.mit.edu
  • Priority: enter 1, 3, or 10. Lower prioritieswill be addressed first before higher ones
  • TTL: You can leave the default value.

d. Under type, select TXT record:

  • Host:Enter @ in the Host field.
  • TXT Value: Enter value is given via registered email on purchase of email hosting
  • TTL: You may leave as is. The default is 1 hour.

e. Under type, select SPF record:

  • Host:Enter @ in the Host field.
  • TXT Value: The SPF rule to be applied, e.g., v=spf1 mx - all indicate emails are allowed from only your mail server.
  • TTL: Leave value as is. The default is 1hour.

Click Save to propagate all changes.

Factors impacting RDP VPS connection

There are several factors that impact the quality of a remote connection in an RDP VPS architecture is described below:

  • Bandwidth (Mbps) is the maximum possible data that can be transmitted and received at the same time. Poor bandwidth will cause RDP VPS remote connection to be slow as this protocol is robust.
  • Out of Memory (OOM) is a common in-server occurrence where the RAM - Random Access Memory - hardware is bad, or its memory buffers exhausted. It cannot handle heavy tasks or a flurry of time-sensitive tasks like RDP remote login.
  • CPU means Central Processing Unit, which encapsulates how much work your VPS host can do in a cycle(seconds) – CPU Core - and how frequently – CPU clock speed.Higher indices on these CPUs translate to better RDP VPS remote connection performance.
  • Insufficient Disk space on the RDP VPS host will cause an RDP remote connection to fail. It is advised to select an RDP VPS hosting plan with ample disk space and, where possible, SSD for great data transfer speeds.
  • User network speed cannot be overemphasized in RDP VPS connectivity exercise. This is because voice, video, text and images are being transferred and that’s heavy.


A remote desktop can increase efficiency and productivity. With root access, it will allow you to remotely edit, delete, add, organize, and share data quickly. If you are desirous of remaining productive, competitive, accessible, and profitable, please sign up for an RDP VPS option today.


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