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ISG.EE provides a RDS environment that allows all D-ITET employees to access a session-based Windows server. This server hosts several Microsoft programs as well as some other software, most of it runs on Windows only.

RDS Connection

We offer several ways how to connect to the RDS servers:

Linux, MacOS X, Windows



  1. The recommended way via RD Gateway

    • example with FreeRDP (version 2.0.0 or newer):
    • Connect to

    • Login with your nethz credentials: "d\dastest"
    • Downlaod the rdp file to a location you remeber and name it SERVERNAME.rdp (for example vela.rdp)
    • Use the SERVERNAME.rdp file in the command below:
    • xfreerdp SERVERNAME.rdp /gu:USERNAME /gd:d /u:USERNAME /d:d

Users with ISG.EE managed Linux workstations have the option to use the SEPP package FreeRDP-2.0.0.


  1. The recommended way via RD Gateway

    • example with Microsoft Remote Desktop Client for Mac:
    • Install "Microsoft Remote Desktop 10" from apple app store
    • Setup the gateway
    • Configre the gateway and the RDP user both like "d\USERNAME"
    • Launch your connection
    • (!) whenever asked for a user name, please enter "d\USERNAME"

MS Windows

  1. Go to and login

    • Download the *.rdp file for the connection you would like to use.
    • Enter "d\USERNAME" and password and wait for the user profile to load.