Linux – RDP client with RD Gateway

For a very long time I was looking for a reliable way of connecting to Windows workstations via Remote Desktop gateway from Linux.

My search is over thanks to FreeRDP – Compilation instructions:

https://github.com/FreeRDP/FreeRDP/wiki/Compilation

then the easiest way to connect is to prepare rdp file in windows then:

xfreerdp connection.rdp /p:password

and voila …

User manual here

How to enable Cisco AnyConnect VPN via Remote Desktop

So I’m getting this message when connecting from Remote Desktop session to AnyConnect VPN:

asamessage

The fix is quite easy:

1.Open ADSM, go to Configuration –> Remote Access VPN –> Network (Client) Access –> AnyConnect Client Profile and click Add:

ASDM-1

2. Create new profile and assign it to your Group Policy. Click OK to Create it:

ASDM-2

3. Now double click the profile to edit it and set the Windows VPN Establishment to: AllowRemoteUsers:

ASDM-3

Click OK and Apply. Save the config.

Job done.