freerdp-shadow-cli man page

freerdp-shadow-cli ā€” A utility for sharing a X display via RDP.

Synopsis

freerdp-shadow-cli [/port:<port number>] [/ipc-socket:<ipc-socket>] [/monitors:<0,1,2,...>] [/rect:<x,y,w,h>] [+auth] [-may-view] [-may-interact] [/sec:<rdp|tls|nla|ext>] [-sec-rdp] [-sec-tls] [-sec-nla] [-sec-ext] [/sam-file:<file>] [/version] [/help]

Description

freerdp-shadow-cli can be used to share a running X display like with VNC but by using the RDP instead. It is also possibly to share only parts (rect) of the display.

Options

/ipc-socket:<ipc-socket>

If this option is set an ipc socket with the path ipc-socket is used instead of a TCP socket.

/port:<port>

Set the port to use. Default is 3389. This option is ignored if ipc-socket is used.

/monitors:<1,2,3,...>

Select the monitor(s) to share.

/rect:<x,y,w,h>

Select rectangle within monitor to share.

-auth

Disable authentication. If authentication is enabled PAM is used with the X11 subsystem. Running as root is not necessary, however if run as user only the same user that started freerdp-shadow-cli can authenticate.
Warning: If authentication is disabled everyone can connect.

-may-view

Clients may view without prompt.

-may-interact

Clients may interact without prompt.

/sec:<rdp|tls|nla|ext>

Force a specific protocol security

-sec-rdp

Disable RDP security (default:on)

-sec-tls

Disable TLS protocol security (default:on)

-sec-nla

Disable NLA protocol security (default:on)

+sec-ext

Use NLA extended protocol security (default:off)

/sam-file:<file>

NTLM SAM file for NLA authentication

/version

Print the version and exit.

/help

Print the help and exit.

Examples

freerdp-shadow-cli /port:12345

When run as user within a X session (for example from an xterm) a socket on 12345 is opened and the current display is shared via RDP.

Exit Status

0

Successful program execution.

1

Otherweise.

See Also

wlog(7)

Author

FreeRDP <team@freerdp.com>

Info

2017-01-12 2.0.0-dev FreeRDP