In this article, we will discuss “How to Change default Port for Remote Desktop Connection”. Remote Desktop Protocol is a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft which provides a user with a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a network connection. The user employs RDP client software for this purpose, while the other computer must run RDP server software.

Open Remote Desktop Connection

  • Hit the Windows key
  • Now type “Remote Desktop Connection“ and press Enter Key.
  • It will open the Remote Desktop Connection Console.

Connect with Server

  • Enter the IP address of the server in the Computer field and click Connect.
  • (Optional) To set up file transfer or enable your clipboard for copy/paste, click Options.
  • Click the Local Resources tab, and select the Clipboard option.
  • Now click on connect button.
  • After this Enter Credentials of your server.
  • a prompt will appear, now click on the yes button.

Change default port

 

  • At first, Open Powershell ISE as an Administrator.
  • In the windows search bar type Powershell ISE
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  • Now right click on Windows Powershell ISE and click Run as Administrator.
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  • Now click of new script button.
  • Screenshot 3
  • Now paste this command:
$portvalue = 3320
Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp' -name "PortNumber" -Value $portvalue
New-NetFirewallRule -DisplayName 'RDPPORTLatest-TCP-In' -Profile 'Public' -Direction Inbound -Action Allow -Protocol TCP -LocalPort $portvalue
New-NetFirewallRule -DisplayName 'RDPPORTLatest-UDP-In' -Profile 'Public' -Direction Inbound -Action Allow -Protocol UDP -LocalPort $portvalue
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  • Now click the Run Script button.
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  • Now Restart your Server.
  • That’s it, your server port is now changed.

 

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