Remote Desktop Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the Remote Desktop Protocol.

Protocol Description

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) provides a way for systems to access a desktop or application hosted on a remote host.




Version 2.88

Best Practices

RDP can be used to bypass your firewall/DNS policies. It is also a very common attack vector for cyberthreats. Investigate any unauthorized use on your network.

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 3389 97%
TCP 33185 < 1%
TCP 443 < 1%
TCP 80 < 1%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 3389 - MS WBT Server


Remote Desktop

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