Why can’t I connect to a Skytap VM from a Windows 10 computer?

Problem: Direct RDP connections from a Windows 10 local machine fail with the message Your computer can’t connect to the Remote Desktop Gateway server. This is a known issue with the Creators Update (1703) version of Windows 10 that is corrected in the Fall Creators Update (1709).

Resolution: Update the Windows 10 local machine to the Fall Creators Update (1709).