How to create a Windows VM and access it through RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol)

In this guide, the procedure to create a Windows Virtual Machine on Cloud@ReCaS and to access it through a RDP connection is shown.

Create a VM with Windows on Cloud@ReCaS

RDP connection

On your computer, from which you need to access the Windows VM, install the software for the RDP connection.
This step depends on which OS is installed on your computer. Next sections will show which software can be used for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux computers, and how to configure it for connecting to the Windows VM.