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OCI Compute - How to Check or Change the Listening Port for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) on Windows Virtual Machines (VM) (Doc ID 2916098.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2023

Applies to:

OCI Compute - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2


When you connect to a computer (either a Windows client or Windows Server) through the Remote Desktop client, the Remote Desktop feature on your computer "hears" the connection request through a defined listening port (3389 by default).

You can check if there is the default port (3389) or change that listening port on Windows computers by modifying the registry to a custom port.



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