Remote Desktop Protocol

Software and access

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) enables remote access to software that a computer would otherwise be unable to use (for example, due to OS incompatibility).

Service Details

Additional information about Remote Desktop Protocol, including pricing, security requirements and training documentation.

Charges & Fees

The cost or pricing structure to use this service.

There is no cost to use this process.

Security Rating

The classification of data that can be stored or transmitted by this service.



What training is available for this service.

A 10-minute instructional meeting in person or via telephone.


Some services are only available to specific groups of people at OSU. These groups include students, employees, departments and associated groups.


This service is available to the following groups.

 Available for some employees

Access Restrictions

If the service is only available to some members of a population, those restrictions are listed below.

Must be a CN customer.


If you require assistance with Remote Desktop Protocol, use any of the methods below to request support.