Do I need a VPN for RDP?

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asked May 16, 2012 in General by TheRock (920 points)
Hi..I have a cloud server and I want to  run RDP on my server to access the machine and run apps on it. Do I need a VPN or is RDP secure enough? Can anyone please advice?
Thanks

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answered May 16, 2012 by WebProX (12,200 points)
RDP is secure on it's own. I have plenty of private boxes running with RDP open and just the Windows firewall.
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answered May 16, 2012 by ZakWeb (3,880 points)
As a basic precaution, you can just allow RDP access from your IP, or your ISPs ranges if dynamic.
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