xfreerdp - FreeRDP X11 client


   xfreerdp [file] [options] [/v:server[:port]]


   xfreerdp is an X11 Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client which is part
   of the FreeRDP project. An RDP server is built-in to many editions of
   Windows. Alternative servers included xrdp and VRDP (VirtualBox).


   /v <server>[:port]
       <server>[:port] - Server hostname

   /port <number>
       <number> - Server port

   /w <width>
       <width> - Width

   /h <height>
       <height> - Height

   /size <width>x<height> or <percent>%
       <width>x<height> or <percent>% - Screen size

       Fullscreen mode

   /bpp <depth>
       <depth> - Session bpp (color depth)

   /kbd 0x<layout id> or <layout name>
       0x<layout id> or <layout name> - Keyboard layout

       List keyboard layouts

   /kbd-type <type id>
       <type id> - Keyboard type

   /kbd-subtype <subtype id>
       <subtype id> - Keyboard subtype

   /kbd-fn-key <function key count>
       <function key count> - Keyboard function key count

       Admin (or console) session

       Restricted admin mode

   /pth <password hash>
       <password hash> - Pass the hash (restricted admin mode)

   /client-hostname <name>
       <name> - Client Hostname to send to server

       Use multiple monitors

       Span screen over multiple monitors

       Use available work area

   /monitors <0,1,2...>
       <0,1,2...> - Select monitors to use

       List detected monitors

   /t <title>
       <title> - Window title

       Window decorations

       <width>x<height> - Scale remote desktop to window size


       Static virtual channel

       Dynamic virtual channel

   /u [<domain>\]<user> or <user>[@<domain>]
       [<domain>\]<user> or <user>[@<domain>] - Username

   /p <password>
       <password> - Password

   /d <domain>
       <domain> - Domain

   /g <gateway>[:port]
       <gateway>[:port] - Gateway Hostname

   /gu [<domain>\]<user> or <user>[@<domain>]
       [<domain>\]<user> or <user>[@<domain>] - Gateway username

   /gp <password>
       <password> - Gateway password

   /gd <domain>
       <domain> - Gateway domain

   /gt <rpc|http|auto>
       <rpc|http|auto> - Gateway transport type

   /gateway-usage-method <direct|detect>
       <direct|detect> - Gateway usage method

   /load-balance-info <info string>
       <info string> - Load balance info

   /app <executable path> or <||alias>
       <executable path> or <||alias> - Remote application program

   /app-name <app name>
       <app name> - Remote application name for user interface

   /app-icon <icon path>
       <icon path> - Remote application icon for user interface

   /app-cmd <parameters>
       <parameters> - Remote application command-line parameters

   /app-file <file name>
       <file name> - File to open with remote application

   /app-guid <app guid>
       <app guid> - Remote application GUID

       Enable compression

   /compression-level <level>
       <level> - Compression level (0,1,2)

       Alternate shell

       Shell working directory

       [sys][dev][format][rate][channel][latency][quality] - Audio output

       [sys][dev][format][rate][channel] - Audio input (microphone)

       Audio output mode

       [sys][dev][decoder] - Redirect multimedia (video)

       Network connection type

       Redirect drive

       Redirect all drives

       Redirect home drive

       Redirect clipboard

       Redirect serial device

       Redirect parallel device

       Redirect smartcard device

       Redirect printer device

   /usb [dbg][dev][id|addr][auto]
       [dbg][dev][id|addr][auto] - Redirect USB device

       Redirect multitouch input

       Consume multitouch input locally

       Let server see real physical pointer button

       Echo channel

       Display control

       Enable smooth fonts (ClearType)

       Enable desktop composition

       Enable full window drag

       Enable menu animations

       Enable themes

       Enable wallpaper

   /gdi <sw|hw>
       <sw|hw> - GDI rendering

       <RFX|AVC420|AVC444> - RDP8 graphics pipeline (experimental)

       RDP8 graphics pipeline using thin client mode

       RDP8 graphics pipeline using small cache mode

       RDP8 graphics pipeline using progressive codec

       <AVC420|AVC444> - RDP8.1 graphics pipeline using H264 codec


   /rfx-mode <image|video>
       <image|video> - RemoteFX mode

   /frame-ack <number>
       <number> - Number of frame acknowledgement

       Enable NSCodec

       Enable JPEG codec

   /jpeg-quality <percentage>
       <percentage> - JPEG quality

       Enable protocol security negotiation

   /sec <rdp|tls|nla|ext>
       <rdp|tls|nla|ext> - force specific protocol security

       rdp protocol security

       tls protocol security

       nla protocol security

       nla extended protocol security

   /tls-ciphers <netmon|ma|ciphers>
       <netmon|ma|ciphers> - Allowed TLS ciphers

   /cert-name <name>
       <name> - certificate name

       ignore certificate

       Automatically accept certificate on first connect

   /pcb <blob>
       <blob> - Preconnection Blob

   /pcid <id>
       <id> - Preconnection Id

   /spn-class <service class>
       <service class> - SPN authentication service class

       Disable credentials delegation

       <vmid> - Hyper-V console (use port 2179, disable negotiation)

       authentication (hack!)

       encryption (hack!)

       grab keyboard

       Alt+Ctrl+Enter toggles fullscreen


   /parent-window <window id>
       <window id> - Parent window id

       Enable bitmap cache

       Enable offscreen bitmap cache

       Glyph cache (EXPERIMENTAL)

   /codec-cache <rfx|nsc|jpeg>
       <rfx|nsc|jpeg> - bitmap codec cache

       Enable fast-path input/output

       <size> - specify maximum fast-path update size

   /max-loop-time <time>
       <time> - specify maximum time in milliseconds spend treating

       asynchronous input

       asynchronous update

       asynchronous transport (unstable)

       asynchronous channels (unstable)

   /wm-class <class name>
       <class name> - set the WM_CLASS hint for the window instance

       print version

       print help

   /play-rfx <pcap file>
       <pcap file> - Replay rfx pcap file

       Authenticate only.

       Automatic reconnection

   /reconnect-cookie <base64 cookie>
       <base64 cookie> - Pass base64 reconnect cookie to the connection

       Print base64 reconnect cookie after connecting

       Support heartbeat PDUs

       Support multitransport protocol

   /assistance <password>
       <password> - Remote assistance password

   /encryption-methods <40,56,128,FIPS>
       <40,56,128,FIPS> - RDP standard security encryption methods

       Read credentials from stdin, do not use defaults.

       print the build configuration

       [OFF|FATAL|ERROR|WARN|INFO|DEBUG|TRACE] - Set the default log
       level, see wLog(1) for details

   /log-filters <logger tag>:<log level>[, <logger tag>:<log level>][,
       <logger tag>:<log level>[, <logger tag>:<log level>][, ...]] - Set
       logger filters, see wLog(1) for details

   /pwidth <physical width (mm)>
       <physical width (mm)> - Physical width of display (in millimeters)

   /pheight <physical height (mm)>
       <physical height (mm)> - Physical height of display (in

   /orientation <orientation>
       <orientation> - Orientation of display in degrees (0, 90, 180, 270)

   /scale <scale amount (%%)>
       <scale amount (%%)> - Scaling factor of the display (value of 100,
       140, or 180)

   /scale-desktop <scale amount (%%)>
       <scale amount (%%)> - Scaling factor for desktop applications
       (value between 100 and 500)

   /scale-device <scale amount (%%)>
       <scale amount (%%)> - Scaling factor for app store applications
       (100, 140, or 180)


   wlog environment variable
       xfreerdp uses wLog as its log facility, you can refer to the
       corresponding man page (wlog(1)) for more informations. Arguments
       passed via the /log-level or /log-filters have precedence over the
       environment variables.


   xfreerdp connection.rdp /p:Pwd123! /f
       Connect in fullscreen mode using a stored configuration
       connection.rdp and the password Pwd123!

   xfreerdp /u:CONTOSO\\JohnDoe /p:Pwd123! /v:rdp.contoso.com
       Connect to host rdp.contoso.com with user CONTOSO\\JohnDoe and
       password Pwd123!

   xfreerdp /u:JohnDoe /p:Pwd123! /w:1366 /h:768 /v:
       Connect to host on port 4489 with user JohnDoe,
       password Pwd123!. The screen width is set to 1366 and the height to

   xfreerdp /u:JohnDoe /p:Pwd123!
   /vmconnect:C824F53E-95D2-46C6-9A18-23A5BB403532 /v:192.168. 1.100
       Establish a connection to host with user JohnDoe,
       password Pwd123!  and connect to Hyper-V console (use port 2179,
       disable negotiation) with VMID C824F53E-95D2-46C6-9A18-23A5BB403532

       Activate clipboard redirection

       Activate drive redirection of /home/user as home drive

       Activate smartcard redirection for device device

       Activate printer redirection for printer device using driver driver

       Activate serial port redirection for port device

       Activate parallel port redirection for port device

       Activate audio output redirection using device sys:alsa

       Activate audio input redirection using device sys:alsa

       Activate multimedia redirection using device sys:alsa

       Activate USB device redirection for the device identified by




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