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Title pretty much sums it up. I'm using the Remote Desktop Services Manager snap in in Windows 7 to view a list of users logged in to a collection of 5 Windows 2003 terminal servers. The list of users refreshes nearly constantly. This happens if I view them through the "My Group" view, or by server.

I've changed the options to refresh with a longer delay, and even set the console to wait until I manually refresh, but neither setting seems to make a difference. I only have this problem in Windows 7, XPs console didn't have this problem.

Thoughts ? I'm not primary support for these servers so I don't have a lot of detail, but I'll be happy to provide any more relevant details if asked.

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If you look closely, you'll probably see RDP listeners being created and destroyed in rapid fashion. These are external users trying to "hack" in to the RDP server by submitting a brute force username/password connection to the server.

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Would there be a more legitimate reasons for these listeners being rapidly created/destroyed ? –  JHarnach Feb 23 '12 at 21:26
    
I can't think of one. Can you see if what I described is in fact what is occurring? –  joeqwerty Feb 23 '12 at 21:30
    
I've brought this up but not gotten any response from the admin team. Either way I appreciate your input joequerty. –  JHarnach Mar 1 '12 at 18:51
    
Glad to help... –  joeqwerty Mar 1 '12 at 19:02

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