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I am obviously stupid... because I'm logged into this Windows 2003 Server box as administrator, yet when I go under Administrative Tools, I can't find "Terminal Services Manager". Terminal Services are installed... I'm using them right now... and I know that's where the manager is supposed to be... yet it is not

what am I missing? why isn't it showing? where else can I find it?

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Who else connects to this box? In the past where I work some of my coworkers actually moved the Link for the Terminal services Manger when they were attempting to create a shortcut to the console on their desktop or quick-launch.

You should always just be able to run

%SystemRoot%\system32\tsadmin.exe directly.
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+1, this was freakin' annoying. Coworkers deserve a beat-down for doing this sort of thing! –  Moose Oct 5 '09 at 21:35
+1 to Moose for eluding to a weekly occurrence in my old dept (the beat-down that is) –  squillman Oct 5 '09 at 22:51
Oh yeah, and to Zoredache for the answer :) –  squillman Oct 5 '09 at 22:51
Of course I think Microsoft deserves part of the blame for making it so easy for people to accidentally remove stuff from that location. –  Zoredache Oct 5 '09 at 22:55
@Zoredache, What's the equivalent of tsadmin.exe on Server 2012? –  Pacerier Mar 13 at 16:34

Have your tried tsadmin on the command line? If this works, just create a new shortcut...

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u were first, u win! –  Nick Franceschina Oct 5 '09 at 22:11
sorry... I just found that the link was actually moved by someone else... and that's pretty much exactly what Zoredache said... so he is more technically correct... –  Nick Franceschina Oct 5 '09 at 22:12

More specifically you should see it showing up in the start menu under a folder called "Terminal Services" that is inside the folder "Administrator Tools" that is inside the Control Panel list... that is the normal place you'd find it.

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Go to Run and type tscc.msc, then click OK.

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