Running Cetsc.exe

Windows CE .NET

The Windows CE Terminal Services Client (CETSC), Cetsc.exe, is software that enables the Windows CE device to access Windows-based applications on the Terminal Server.

cetsc.exe [<connection file>] [/v:<server[:port]>] [/console] | /?


Specifies the name of an RDP configuration file for the connection.
Specifies the remote computer and, optionally, the port number to which you want to connect.
Connects to the console session of the specified Windows 2000 server.
Displays a help message that shows the syntax and describes the options for CETSC.


You must be an administrator on the server to which you are connecting to create a remote console connection.

The following example shows how to use the connection file that is in the root directory:

cetsc.exe <connection file>.rdp /v:<server name>

If the connection file is not in the root directory, you must specify the path of the file. The following example shows how to use specify the path:

cetsc.exe \Windows\<connection file>.rdp /v:<server name>

See Also

Remote Desktop Protocol Overview

 Last updated on Friday, April 09, 2004

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