A customer gave me access to their Remote Desktop Gateway server to do some after-hour consulting. Every time I attempted to connect from my Microsoft Surface Book, I got the following error:
I assumed my account was not setup correctly, but the customer was able to successfully connect with the account they assigned me. When I attempted to connect from my Desktop PC (same Windows 10 build as my Surface Book), I was able to connect successfully. The following registry edit fixed the issue for me, although I am still baffled as to why it is needed, since it doesn’t exist on my Desktop PC registry which worked from the start.
- Open Regedit
- Go to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\
- Create a new DWORD (32-bit) called: RDGClientTransport
- Give it a Value of: 1
As soon as I added that entry, I was able to connect. No reboot required.