RD client installed on iPad disconnects the session (if is minimised) after a while, how to prevent this

Jan Ulik 0 Reputation points
2023-10-11T17:40:16.41+00:00

RD client installed on iPad disconnects the session (if is minimised) after a while, how to prevent this, I have tried different applications, but those were useless in regards to their graphics, UI etc, connecting to remote computer from different windows machine is seemless, no problem, stays connected ages,

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  1. Bruce (SqlWork.com) 57,641 Reputation points
    2023-10-11T18:07:48.6+00:00

    to save battery life, iPad OS is aggressive about shutdown network access to background processes (minimized). Normally an app has to request background network access. This will allow it to make periodic access, but not allow a continuous connection.

    the RD app does not ask for background permission, probably because the protocol is designed for persistent connection. a quick connection, then disconnect is not much use in the background.

    in short, if the RD goes background, after some time the connection will be closed by the O/S and when it comes to the foreground, a reconnect is required.

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