Switch to use to conect to a Windows server console from various OS’s:

Remote Desktop (Vs. Client Connection Manager)

Windows XP < SP3

/console

Windows XP SP3

/admin

Window Vista [< sp1]

/Console

Windows Vista (Business) [sp1]

/admin

Windows 7

/admin

Windows Server 2003 (incl. R2) [sp2]

/console

Windows Server 2008

/admin

Note RDC 6.1 (6.0.6001) supports Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.1

http://blogs.msdn.com/rds/archive/2007/12/17/changes-to-remote-administration-in-windows-server-2008.aspx

Connects to the console session of a server

Connects you to the session for administering a server.

Why the heck don’t they just put a check box on the login form?

Advertisements