Establishing secure connection RDP takes for ever

This was a new one, we put in some sonicwalls and so by default no one would have access to the internetz until they authenticated. The unintended consequence is a slow RDP connection because it can’t verify the certs

Solution is



You can also disable NLA or CredSSP in the 6.1.x client by creating a .rdp file and adding the following property:
Setting the following group policy fixed the issue:

Computer Configuration
  Admin Templates
    Internet Communication Management
     Internet Communication Settings

Set the following setting to Enabled: Turn off Automatic Root Certificates Update 


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