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Do I need a VPN for RDP?

May 16, 2012 by TheRock
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?

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May 16, 2012 by WebProX
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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May 16, 2012 by ZakWeb
As a basic precaution, you can just allow RDP access from your IP, or your ISPs ranges if dynamic.