By Ellie / Last Updated June 29, 2022

Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable on Windows 10

“Hi, I am getting the RDP error “Your computer can’t connect to the remote computer because Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable...” when trying to RDP to another server. The RDP works for 2 other PCs in my office. But my PC gives this error. All PCs are running Windows 10. What’s going on?” 

How do I fix Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable?

It will be frustrating enough for most of the users if the RDP error appears when we need to remote into a PC. It is said that the issue maybe because of the incorrect binding on the gateway server. Moreover, remote access to the server is not enabled or the blockage of the Windows Firewall can’t be missed, too. For these reasons, this post summarizes 3 solutions to fix the issue, like enabling the RDP and disabling the Firewall temporarily, forcing RPC over HTTP, and ignoring the incorrect binding. Here in this part, the ways to fix the Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable on Windows 10 Would be listed. 

Remote Desktop Gateway Server

Fix 1. Enable Remote Desktop and disable security program

Step 1. Find “This PC", and then right-click, choose “Properties”.

Properties

Step 2. Select Remote settings.

Remote Settings

Step 3. Select “Allow remote connection to this computer” and “Allow Remote Assistance connection to this computer” to enable the option and click on “OK”.

Allow Remote Connection

Step 4 . Search Windows Firewall in the search box and then open it.

Windows Defender Firewall

Step 5. Select “Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off”.

Turn Windows Defender Firewall On or Off

Step 6. Tick “Turn off Windows Firewall”.

Turn Off Windows Firewall

Step 7. Reboot the PC and then check whether the issue "Your computer can't connect to the Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable" is fixed or not.

Note: If the error is gone, turn on the Windows Firewall after the remote session.

Fix 2. Modify Registry key

Step 1. Press Win + R and then type “regedit”, hit “OK”.

Run Box Regedit

Step 2. Navigation:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Terminal Server Client

Terminal Server Client

Step 3. Right click and then select “New” > “DWORD Value”, Copy “RDGClientTransport” to rename it, and then double click on it.

RDG Client Transport

Step 4. Change the value data to 1 and then click on “Decimal”.

RDG Client Change Value Data

Fix 3. Ignore the incorrect binding from Registry Editor

Step 1. Press Win + R and then input “regedit”, hit OK.

Run Box Regedit

Step 2. Navigation:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion \TerminalServerGateway \Config \Core

Step 3. On the right pane, click on “DWORD (32-bit) Value” and rename it as “EnforceChannelBinding”

Set Name

Step 4. Double click on it and then change the value data to 0 and then click on “OK”.

Change the Value to 0

Step 4. Restart the PC.

A free alternative to RDP: AnyViewer

Has the RDP error “Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable” on Windows 10 been fixed? If you still struggle to seek for solutions to fix the issue or you don’t want to take too much time on fixing the problem, we recommend you a free alternative to RDP-- AnyViewer.

AnyViewer is a remote access software that can help you to realize remote connection anywhere and anytime. Without the limitation of LAN and the confusion of RDP errors like “your computer can't connect to the remote desktop gateway server”, AnyViewer can guarantee you fantastic feelings on remote sessions. Moreover, it’s not only working for Windows 10 but also supporting Windows 11/8.1/8/7 and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 R2.

Download Freeware Win 11/10/8.1/8/7
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To connect to a remote computer from an iOS device like iPhone 13, you can download AnyViewer for iOS from Apple Store. 

Step 1. Install and launch the remote connection software on the host computer (the remote computer) and the client computer.

Step 2. Sign up for an AnyViewer account and log in to the same account on the two computers. After login, the PC will be assigned to the account automatically. 

Log in to AnyViewer

Step 3. On your local computer, click "Device", right-click the PC that you need to access, and choose "Remote control".Then, you can connect to the remote computer with one click. Isn't it easy?

Devices

Step 3.  Then you can remote into the computer over the internet for free and you can see the screen of the remote computer and run apps on it. 

Operation

Note: AnyViewer supports attended access too. If you are interested in it, look at “Send control request”.

Conclusion

After the solutions and the detailed steps shown above, is the RDP error “Remote Desktop Gateway server is temporarily unavailable” on Windows 10 remaining still? If the solutions are not workable for you or you want to begin a remote session at once, AnyViewer seems more suitable for you.