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RDP working but not able to ping and share can't be accessed through UNC [closed]

I am asking this for my live environment servers. So, kindly requested to consider this while answering.. I have 2 cases asked here. Please do number while answering. 1) I have a server which I can ...
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Server 2003 Printer Mystery. Printing to nonexsistant printer over RDP

We use an all in one inventory/order/invoicing system to manage our business. The actual program and database is ran off of a server running 2003. Each desktop has client software that connects to the ...
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RDP Can't connect - Server 2008

I'm running two 2008 servers, both of them are Terminal Servers. I Will call them TS1 and TS2. TS1 is the licensing server. Both of them have RDP version 6.1.7600. I Can connect to TS1 from every ...
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Win2003 logs off a disconnected session

We have a need to have a semi-permanent terminal session open. I have configured group policy to never log off any session, even if it's disconnected. It is still logging off, though. I have ...
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2answers
90 views

Connect to RDP & execute command from CLI

I want to connect to the rdp server and execute the command on the server via command line. Is it possible to do with one line-command?
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428 views

Blank screen when mstsc /admin to Windows Server 2003 EE

Previously I had no issues with connecting to the console session on Windows Server 2003, but today for some reason I get blank screen after I enter username, password and press Enter. There's simply ...
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eventid 11156 registered with some errors

Got this error when I started my windows 2003 server When I saw the event viewer I got message as "The system failed to register pointer (PTR) resource records for the network adapter....." with ...
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Changing Idle time for server 2003

I have a user using quickbooks 2013 remotely from her house. She logs in to our server and will be working but if she idles for too long the server makes her log back in. Normally this would be ok ...
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93 views

Trigger event to fire when user connects to a terminal server?

We have a (very) fragile software suite running on a server in our datacenter that requires a user to be logged in, but freaks out and crashes if the user logs in twice (resource contentions, all ...
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2answers
55 views

Need to push or setup rdp to and pc's to domain

I have about 8 PCs and I need to add them to the domain but I am out of the office for a few weeks. I would need to remote into these computers that I know. How can I RDP into a computer that is not ...
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113 views

After getting disconnected RDP connection from server 2003 unable to connect again

Sometimes i get disconnected from my Windows Server 2003 VPS (mostly due to internet outages). When i try to log in after that i get the following error message: This Computer can't connect to the ...
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Newly installed Windows Server 2003 R2 Missing Remote Tab In Properties Window

EDIT I figured out the problem. Turns out that tab does not show up if you're not logged in as Administrator. Thanks for the help regardless. I just installed Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 ...
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1answer
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Can I disable sticky keys through a Group Policy for all users?

Our users are constantly managing to turn sticky keys on and then call tech support because their keys are bring up windows instead of typing letters. Is there a way to disable StickyKeys in Group ...
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1answer
326 views

Specifying that certain computers / servers do not copy over a roaming profile when logging in?

We have a Windows Server 2008 r2 Standard and a server that everybody logs into using RDP which runs Windows Server 2003. Now when people log into the RDP server, they only use an MS-Access frontend ...
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Is there a way specify that only certain users can log in with RDP sessions on Windows Sever 2003?

The closest thing I've found to making this work is to go into Go into Administrative tools->Terminal Services Configuration From the tree panel on the left hand side click Terminal Services ...
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1answer
164 views

How to blacklist Terminal Services startup environment setting?

I have a user in Active Directory who uses this setting in the Environment tab: Start the following program at logon: "C:\Program Files\PName\Folder\gui.exe" This runs okay on various ...
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2answers
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Remote desktop to particular server tries to send print job

We have a domain network with about 30 computers and an active directory on Windows Server SBS 2003 32bit. Whenever I connect to this server from any other machine, it automatically attempts to send ...
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326 views

Windows 2003 Intermittent RDP Connectivity Issues

We maintain a Windows 2003 Terminal Server for one of our remote offices to connect to to get all their work done. Every morning, when they try to connect, they get an error that the server is ...
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1answer
471 views

Windows Server 2003- RDP functionality after removing Terminal Server temporary CALs

I recently configured Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services for a client. The 90 day trial CAL period is about to expire, and my client has decided that he's too cheap to purchase CALs. He wants to ...
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Windows Server 2003 RDP not listening on IPv6

i have a Windows Server 2003 machine; with IPv6 enabled: Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : newland.local IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : ...
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1answer
181 views

Is DC demotion affecting RDP connections?

Our Terminal Services Server is Win 2003 running Microsoft RDP 5.2. The RDP connections from outside of the network used to be smooth but they are now choppy and unreliable because the user is ...
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3k views

How to remove auto termination of disconnected RDP session in windows server 2003?

Normally this is not grayed out but on this windows server 2003 it is: It results in disconnected sessions being terminated after 1 minute. Can I set this in the registry to "never terminate ...
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458 views

Controlling rdp listener connections from command line

RPD on my windows 2003 server sometimes becomes incapable to accept connections. But netstat shows that port is listened. c:\> netstat -ano | find "3389" TCP 192.168.1.1:3389 0.0.0.0:0 ...
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1answer
215 views

Windows Server 2003 force RDP client to be RDP 6

Hi I was wondering whether it is possible to configure Windows Server 2003 to require that the RDP client that connects to it is version 6 or above, as I believe with version 6 you are able to have ...
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1answer
390 views

Cannot Login to RDP on Server 2003 r2

I just installed Windows Server 2003 (64bit) Because the Administrator password was blank I went to cmd > "net user Administrator newpass" The command completed successfully. Logged out, Logged ...
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3answers
847 views

Must I install every possible printer driver for RDP clients?

I have users connecting with remote desktop and some have things like Quicken which has a PDF driver installed on their machines at home. We want them to be able to redirect to print at home, but do ...
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1answer
1k views

XP Remote Desktop not passing save credentials to server

I have XP clients whereby I am setting up some remote desktop connections and saving the credentials and shortcut on the desktop. When the user double-clicks the shortcut, the connection is made to ...
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Windows 2k3 and RDP issue over Internet issue (RDP works locally)

I was asked to take a look at a family members' friends' Win2k3 server - Remote Desktop was no longer working, and they were trying to figure out why. This server is running Win2k3 SP2. I determined ...
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1answer
202 views

RDP to Windows Server 2003: Firewall is open but no one is answering!

This is driving me batty. I have a Windows SBS2003 machine to which I can connect via RDP as long as I'm on the LAN. I cannot, however, connect over the WAN. I've set up NAT on the Linksys router ...
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2answers
442 views

Logoff an RDP session to a Windows 2003 server restarts services

I have a weird issue that if I RDP into a Windows 2003 server, and then logoff (not reboot or restart) that the application services are being restarted. I do use the /admin flag when I launch RDP ...
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329 views

How to remotely control a disconnected RDP session?

RDP server users allow remote control without user approval. Remotely controlling an active RDP session works great. Remotely controlling a logged-on but disconnected RDP session fails. Is there some ...
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2answers
533 views

Remote Desktop Issues

After I ran some windows updates (remotely, using terminal services) and hit restart, I couldn't connect to the remote server via RDP, my client program just says it can't connect. I know the server ...
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4answers
108 views

MySQL Start Service

Is it possible to, remotely using MySQL, to start a service on the server, or to run any file? What about FTP, can you tell it to run a file? I ask because a developer I work with has killed apache, ...
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1answer
568 views

Unable to connect to one server at all + RDP logon problems on other servers

All servers I am writing about below are running Windows 2003 R2. We have a 2003 native domain with two sites (connected by VPN) and two DCs (one DC in each site). It started a few hours ago - my ...
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55 views

Can Win7 HP to access Server 2003 via RDP?

I have the Remote Desktop Connection installed on Windows 7 HP, but when I type in the full server name of my Windows Server 2003 box, it fails to connect. Can I fix this, or do I need Windows 7 Pro? ...
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3answers
90 views

RDP Issue on Server 2003DC

I have a domain controller running 2003 32bit standard, for some reason RDP has just stopped working to this machine. I have checked the firewall, the RDP service even symantec endpoint(note even ...
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1answer
87 views

RDP behind “black box” router/gateway stopped working

Let me begin by describing this (weird?) network configuration... Two organizations sharing an office: one has a large network with Win2k3 Server Domain Controller, which seems to intercept inbound ...
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1answer
562 views

RDP to Windows 2003 results in Blank screen

When I try to RDP to a Windows 2003 server, sometimes after I enter the login credentials, I see the background color of the desktop, but no icons, and no taskbar. Sometimes disconnecting from RDP, ...
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628 views

Windows Server 2003 AD User Properties Environment doesn't override end user Remote Desktop Client settings

Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller and Windows XP workstations: Active Directory Users and Computers/Users/User/Properties/Environment/Client devices Connect client drives at logon Connect client ...
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1answer
86 views

Quit foreground programs at RDP logoff

I have some running foreground programs that I wish to finish even if I log off my RDP session. For some reason if I log off for too long and come back, everything is gone, including open folders and ...
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82 views

Multiplt session in win 2003

as far i know the rdp session is 2 session maximum in win 2003, is there any way i can connect 3 remote session concurrently ? also i tried many times to connect using the console mode, but it seem ...
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132 views

Reporting available RDP sessions

Default Windows 2003 Server has two RDP sessions available.If all of them are taken by someone else you will only be notified about it after providing your credentials. This seems like a waste of time ...
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Am I looking at the console when I use remote desktop?

When I'm using remote-desktop to a Windows 2003 server, I'd like to have some way of knowing if I'm looking at the console session. Is there please some way I can have something (such as a special ...
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1answer
477 views

Can't reconnect to my RDP session

I use a VM through RDP. When I'm done for the day, I just disconnect the session and reconnect in the morning. That allows me to pick up what I was doing and not close all the applications. As I'm ...
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1answer
196 views

Cannot Connect Via RDP

I cannot connect via RDP to a win2003 server. Terminal services say that they're started, but a netstat shows nothing to do with port 3389. Any ideas?
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3answers
9k views

Can't Remote Desktop to server after rebooting via Remote Desktop

When I reboot a Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 server via a Remote Desktop connection, the server comes back up and will not accept any RDP connections: the RDP client errors out with "Connection ...
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1answer
3k views

Install SSL certificate for RDP on Windows 2003?

I need to configure SSL for RDP, and am following the instructions described here: http://thelazyadmin.com/blogs/thelazyadmin/archive/2007/01/26/Configure-RDP-over-SSL-with-SelfSSL.aspx My client's ...
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1answer
657 views

Windows RDP cannot connect to x64 server from XP SP3+

I have a strange problem that I can't seem to find the answer to anywhere online. The issue has to do with using Windows RDP to connect to our servers. Here is what works: -XP/Vista client (any SPs) ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I change IE8 settings for terminal (rdp) users in Windows Server 2003

I have a terminal server (Windows 2003) serving 10-15 users. I have a list of internet/intranet secure sites configured in administrator account for which security level is set to low. However when a ...
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mstsc /admin for Microsofts RDP for Mac OS X

How do I access the reserved admin session using Microsofts RDP client on my Mac? The equivalent to mstsc /admin on the Windows client.