RDP is short form of Remote Desktop Protocol – RDP is specific for windows servers, it works as a graphical user interface to connect with another computer, normally it is used for connecting to a server hosted in a data center to perform tasks that normally don’t required much user interaction and runs 24/7.
Some of the more common uses of RDP servers are running bots, SEO tools, bitcoin mining, online video streaming, running forex trading software etc
More and more people are looking RDP server hosting to carry various automated task that normally doesn’t required user interaction. In this article we scout the internet and found these top 10 best RDP server hosting providers that accept credit card, PayPal and some hosts even accept bitcoin to buy a RDP server.
How to Connect to a RDP Server?
To connect to a Windows RDP server you need an application called RDC (Remote Desktop Connection). This tool is free to download from Microsoft’s website – you can download it from here.
Once it’s downloaded on your computer or laptop, installed it and run it. The tool is depicted in the picture below.
To connect to your RDP server all you will need is an IP address of your RDP and a combination of User name and password, your RDP hosting provider will give these details to you once you buy a RDP server from them.
Do I have full Control on a RDP Server?
After logging into your RDP server, you will be given different access level as per your hosting plan.
You will have full control over your RDP server if you buy RDP admin plan.
Normally RDP admin plan means you have full control over that server and you can do whatever you want on that server. You can install any software of application you want to run on that server for example.
If on the other hand if you buy a cheap RDP server then you will be given less control over that server and you won’t be able to install any application or software on that machine, all you can do is run and play with the applications that are pre-installed on that machine.
In case you need any specific software to run, you have to ask your hosting provider to do that for you.
Can I use RDP Server for Bitcoin Mining?
Yes and No! This depends on which hosting plan you are buying. Not all RDP server host allows for running Bitcoin mining softwares.
Before you buy a RDP server, make sure to ask the hosting provider if they allow bitcoin mining on the server or not.