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how to RDP?

  • #16158
    sam ng

    I have enabled Remote Desktop Server for the sandbox, default port=3389. I tried using the microsoft mstsc.exe to make a RD connection to it, but not luck. Should RealVNC work? If not, what should i use to RD to the sandbox.

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  • #16159
    sam ng

    followup question: would i be able to use eclipse to try out some of the sample codes from hbase definitive guide? if so please point me to the help doc. Thanks.

    Seth Lyubich

    Hi Sam,

    Thanks for trying Hortonworks Sandbox.

    Can you please clarify how you enabled Remote Desktop Server on Sandbox?


    sam ng

    Hi Seth,

    I just spent last 10 minutes trying to find where I enabled RD, not able to find it yet. I do remember seeing the checkbox for it and the default port shown. Maybe you can find out from the developers.


    Carter Shanklin

    Hi Sam,

    Currently X Windows is not installed within the Sandbox so this won’t be possible. The Sandbox is accessible via web, SSH and Hadoop APIs. So for example you should be able to use Eclipse and deploy apps to it or run apps against it.

    Can you describe in more detail what you’re trying to do?

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