Remote Desktop to Vista PC outside domain from Vista pc on domain credential problem

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Karl Rhodes, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. Karl Rhodes

    Karl Rhodes Guest

    Hi all,

    I'm wondering if anyone know why I get a dialog box with the following
    message whenever I try to Remote Desktop to a Vista Ultimate pc which
    is not on the domain from another Vista Ultimate pc which is...

    Your system administrator does not allow the use of saved credentials
    to log on to the remote computer <ip address> because its identity in
    not fully verified. Please enter new credentials.

    However, when I enter the correct credentials it will allow me to
    connect. If I close the connection, use the same credentials and check
    the "Remember my credentials" checkbox and try it still lets me
    connect. Once I've connected this way, if I close the connection and
    try to connect again I get the same error as before.

    Something is obviously not allowing these credentials to be saved, but
    for the life of me I can't find out why. Does anyone know why this is
    happening and/or how to fix/get around it?

    Karl Rhodes, Oct 12, 2007
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  2. AFAIK, Windows isn't able to cache passwords to computers you access
    via IP addresses...

    Also, make sure you check the text in the Advanced Tab under
    Jeffrey Randow, Oct 12, 2007
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  3. Karl Rhodes

    Karl Rhodes Guest

    Hi Jeffrey,

    My remote machines (non domain) all have entires in the Domain Vista
    machine's hosts file and we use that to make the Remote desktop
    connections. Also the problem only seems to occur between Vista to
    Vista machines. When we try to connect from Vista (Domain) to XP (non
    domain) the connection works just fine with no message asking for the

    Karl Rhodes, Oct 15, 2007
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