Best Practice – Never RDP to a Production Server and Run Tools like SSMS/Visual studio

Have you got the habbit of doing RDP to the server and launch tools like SSMS and run scripts ? If your answers is ‘YES’,then it would be good to avoid doing that and follow the below best practice :

It is a good practice not to RDP to a Production server,open SSMS and other tools like Visual Studio and start working on it.

Resources like Memory and CPU is required to use these tools and is not recommended in a production server.

As a best practice always launch SSMS from local box to connect the instance and work on the same.