Microsoft Remote Desktop Mac Unable To Connect

  1. Microsoft Remote Desktop Mac Unable To Connect

Applies to: macOS 10.12 or later


This content applies to Windows Virtual Desktop with Azure Resource Manager Windows Virtual Desktop objects. If you're using Windows Virtual Desktop (classic) without Azure Resource Manager objects, see this article.

Hello I am having an issue connecting to RDC on my MAC, I have Microsoft Office Home & Student for Mac 2011, When I connect to RDC I get the following message. Remote Desktop Connection cannot verify the identity of the computer that you want to connect to.Try reconnecting to the Windows-based computer, or contact our administrator. Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac Version 2.1.1 is an app that comes with the Mac Office 2011. Microsoft stopped bundle a newer version of a remote desktop client with Mac Office 2016, instead, you can get it standalone from Mac App Store. In this guide, we will only focus on the legacy Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection. Mar 09, 2020 Confirmed ' Allow connection only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication ' is off Firewall had to be manually set to allow Remote Desktop. Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 on Mac returns error 0x4e. View this 'Best Answer' in the replies below ยป. Having a similar issue. I can connect to VPN, but not to my workstation, using Mac with El Capitan, but had issue with Yosemite, as well. Workstation is Windows 7. I was able to connect using the same laptop, with Windows 7, via Bootcamp. I can also connect with my iPhone, just not the Mac. Any tips would help. Will create new thread if.

You can access Windows Virtual Desktop resources from your macOS devices with our downloadable client. This guide will tell you how to set up the client.

Install the client

To get started, download and install the client on your macOS device.

Subscribe to a feed

Subscribe to the feed your admin gave you to get the list of managed resources available to you on your macOS device.

To subscribe to a feed:

  1. Select Add Workspace on the main page to connect to the service and retrieve your resources.
  2. Enter the Feed URL. This can be a URL or email address:
    • If you use a URL, use the one your admin gave you. Normally, the URL is
    • To use email, enter your email address. This tells the client to search for a URL associated with your email address if your admin configured the server that way.
    • To connect through the US Gov portal, use
  3. Select Add.
  4. Sign in with your user account when prompted.

After you've signed in, you should see a list of available resources.

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Once you've subscribed to a feed, the feed's content will update automatically on a regular basis. Resources may be added, changed, or removed based on changes made by your administrator.

Next steps

Microsoft Remote Desktop Mac Unable To Connect

To learn more about the macOS client, check out the Get started with the macOS client documentation.