My host machine is using
Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCM) on
RDCM to connect to several remote machines running
CentOS7 (and connecting via
xrdp (used https://www.itzgeek.com/how-tos/linux/centos-how-tos/install-xrdp-on-centos-7-rhel-7.html to set up)) with their default
Gnome desktop GUIs. One of the sessions in
RDCM appears unresponsive to any cursor clicking.
Some info on the problem:
- The session on this problem machine appears to be frozen after several days of remaining connected and working fine (while all of the other are OK).
- When I move the cursor over this remote GUI session, the cursor changes to look like how it should in that OS, but I cannot click on anything or interact with anything in the remote desktop in any way
- (and I am unable to use the remote OS's hotkeys to try anything because they only register with my local Windows OS).
- Sometimes mouse clicks will work, but when able to click, in say a text document, the key-presses seem to go unregistered.
- However, I can still ssh into this machine via terminal, but would like to avoid a hard KILL of the session in the interest of saving data that is not saved in that session.
- Firewalld is inactive.
This appears to happen when connected to the remote server desktop over a period of many days where the remote server is a linux (CentOS7) box (does not appear to happen when connecting to a Windows server). I am able to log back into the linux session (after, say, the session screen goes to sleep) without problems, but once logged in can only move the cursor and clicking appears to do nothing.
Has anyone had this problem before? Any more debugging into that I should collect to make problem clearer (never used remote desktop stuff or centOS7 before)? What can be done to fix this?