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We're just setting up a brand new Server 2008 R2 with Remote Desktop services.

Everything is installed fine so far, we have set it up with 5 CALs per User (not Machine!) and they are activated and running.

The problem / question here is:

Is it possible to log in with the same user multiple times? This worked perfectly fine in Windows Server 2003

We just want it to start a new session on the server with the same user.

Has anyone of you got experience in that?

Thanks!

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Open gpedit.msc.

Navigate to:

Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Terminal Services\Terminal Server\Connections\

Change

"Restrict each user to a single session" to Disable

Alternatively make the change via GPO and apply it to the OU with all relevant servers.

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I found out another way to change the same settings:

From the Start Menu, type "Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration".

In the control, you will see the "Restrict each user to a single session" setting. Double-click on it and you'll be given a number of ways to change it.

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