Double Login with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe) when Client Login Extensions ( CLE ) are installed.

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  • 05-Sep-2014
  • 05-Sep-2014


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When logging into a remote desktop with Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe)  you are prompted for a user / password to the workstation, then when the desktop is being built you are prompted to login again.


Client Login Extensions are functioning as designed with mstsc.exe.

This behavior is expected. Because of security reasons, windows Terminal server does not support authentication with custom credential types.

Below is an MSDN article discussed on this.