Use RDP 5.1 on Windows 2008

We have a windows 2008 Standard acting as a terminal Server.

We have 8 Netvoyager LX1000 which are trying to connect via RDP 5.1

1. Is this possible?? as looking at the 2008 connection optoins in TS manager it only shows connection type 6.1.

This an urgent urgent request as i have an engineer on site in blackpool! an were basaed in London so he is coming home tonight. if anyone knows how to get RDP 5.1 working with 2008 please advise .

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Server 2008 requires RDP 6.1. You should talk to the manufacture to see if they have an update for their devices.
Good luck.
GiotechAuthor Commented:
We have just been speaking with the manufacturer Netvoyager they logged in successfully to their 2008 server using the same boxes with RDP 5.1 and 4.0
Henrik JohanssonSystems engineerCommented:
In system properties (sysdm.cpl) -> Remote-tab, choose "Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop (less secure)"

In Terminal Services Configuration (Server Manager), you also may nead to lower encryption level and security layer requirement.

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