Remote Desktop In Consule Mode

an old bit very useful post regarding connection to Windows 2003 Server in consule mode through RDC.

mstsc /v:servername /console

the section from MSDN.

Mstsc.exe

Creates connections to terminal servers or other remote computers, edits an existing Remote Desktop Connection (.rdp) configuration file, and migrates legacy connection files that were created with Client Connection Manager to new .rdp connection files.
Syntax

mstsc.exe {ConnectionFile | /v:ServerName[:Port]} [/console] [/f] [/w:Width /h:Height]

mstsc.exe /edit”ConnectionFile”

mstsc.exe /migrate
Parameters

ConnectionFile
Specifies the name of an .rdp file for the connection.
/v:ServerName[:Port]
Specifies the remote computer and, optionally, the port number to which you want to connect.
/console
Connects to the console session of the specified Windows Server 2003 family operating system.
/f
Starts Remote Desktop connection in full-screen mode.
/w:Width /h:Height
Specifies the dimensions of the Remote Desktop screen.
/edit”ConnectionFile”
Opens the specified .rdp file for editing.
/migrate
Migrates legacy connection files that were created with Client Connection Manager to new .rdp connection files.

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