RDS can stand for Remote Desktop Services (formerly known as Microsoft Terminal Services), or Amazon Relational Database Service. For Amazon RDS, please use the tag amazon-rds

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What is the latency threshold for running a Terminal Server (RDS) over the WAN?

I've seen: Terminal server performance over high latency links But I have a customer who is interested in relocating their system infrastructure to a datacenter that has ~62ms latency from their main ...
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External FQDN for RDS server? or sub-domain?

I am trying to setup a terminal server and need to have an external FQDN name. So far we have a main domain name hosted by 3rd party. lets call it "aaa.com" We also have subdomain name called "mail....
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Migrating from normal RDS to Encrypted RDS

I saw this and this which in theory are the same, but no extra details were given, so they answers are general and unsolved. My issues is similar, with a sad twist: I have a Master RDS instance ...
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RDS read-only replicas of different size than master

I have two m1.large RDS instances, a master and a read-replica. The master is able to keep up with the write load just fine, but occasionally read load on the replica comes to a point where the ...
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User Profile Disks not created - 2012R2 pooled VDI windows 7 VM

Servers- RD Web Access/Connection Broker - VMWare 2012R2 machine - VDW RD Virtualization Hosts - 2x physical servers - VD1/VD2 The User_Profile storage location is a replicated DFS on the F drive ...
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windows 2008 server r2 rds in workgroup [closed]

I would like to set up remote desktop services on windows server 2008 r2 Standard without setting up active directory services. I do not have hardware to run a sperate domain server. Licensing aside ...
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RemoteApp running multiple instances of an app that is started using published software

AppLaunch.exe is published for RemoteApp.It is a simple app with a login window which starts App.exe on a successful login. As a result there are multiple instances of App.exe after client connects&...
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RDS firewall workaround for IPs

Looking at this post - it seems that Amazon has been working on providing a static IP for RDS - the comment was from about 18 months ago. https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?messageID=596719򑫯 ...
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RDS vs. RD - any differences in speed and quality?

All other things being equal (available hardware resources, speed and type of network connection), is there any technical difference with an impact on quality between connecting to an RDS server vs. ...
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Is RDS really *the* one stop shop solution? [closed]

I found myself in a situation today where I had to offer arguments in favor of regular windows domain clients versus a terminal server solution, or Remote Desktop Services as it is called nowadays, ...
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Is our RDS write IOPS too high

Our site has been running slow recently and I've noticed that the RDS write IOPS can go as high as 80/sec and as low as 9/sec. Is this something that could be causing pages to load slowly? If so ...
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RDS MySQL 50% CPU usage spike

We have a big RDS multi-az instance in prod (probably too big for its purpose atm), but it showed 2 spikes for ~50%. rds mysql 50% spikes screenshot Never seen that instance rise above 5% since we ...
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Outlook timeout on an RDS Session

We are using a remote hosted Terminal Services Server with individual RDS Sessions for our Users. Emails work fine during use, but if they leave their system for about an hour and go back to Outlook ...
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Remote Desktop Services - Scale up vs scale out

I'm currently in the process of planning any required changes to an RDS infrastructure to cater for an upcoming increase in the number of users due to company expansion. Currently, the system only ...
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Script to connect Mysql from EC2 to AWS RDS [closed]

I'm writing a script to connect mysql server on an EC2 to RDS, normally I do this: mysql -h $RDS_ENDPOINT -P 3306 --user=$RDS_MYSQL_USERNAME --password=$RDS_MYSQL_PASSWORD and then exit I just want ...
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Can't access remote desktop services - server pool contains RD Connection Broker servers that are both clustered and not clustered

We've had a random error crop up that's preventing us from publishing remote apps. Every time we go to manage Remote Desktop Services in Server Manager, we're greeted with the above error. We only ...
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Selenium Grid - Remote Desktop Services vs Hyper-V VMs

We want to create multiple (say 50) virtual environments to run concurrent Selenium tests in against a certain browser (say Internet Explorer). The most common way to configure this appears to be ...
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Automatic discovery of RDS endpoints from EC2 instances

I'm very new to AWS and cloud services in general, I'm trying to set up a simple webserver + database stack, as a staging environment before going into production and scaling out. My question regards ...
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How to use java UDF on AWS Oracle RDS?

I am trying to use a java udf in AWS Oracle RDS. On a managed Oracle server I can do this by using something like the following: CALL dbms_java.loadjava('-user <username>/<password> /home/...
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Disable remote drives for RDS and RemoteApp users

How do I allow users to get to their local drives in Remote App but not see the Remote Server drives in RemoteApp? I can see how I can disable Redirection for client local resources but not where I ...
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How do I find out if my RDS session is shadowed?

there is this nice feature of session shadowing in Windows Server. Now, if I connect as remote support staff and ask for user consent and the user grants me to control his/her session, this works fine....
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Windows 2012R2 server: adding the RDS role consistently fails on a Dell Poweredge R730

I am trying to install the RDS role on an extremely generic Windows 2012R2 server. No matter how I do it (say using the Add Roles and Features Wizard), the install fails with the following error ...
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Sonicwall TZ210 Issues

Have a client who has a TZ 210. We had them setup with forwards for RDP to their desktops at the office and then RDS to the server for a remote office who will be moving in a few months and didn't ...
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What's the difference between installing RDS the 'normal' way and the special RDS deployment option?

When deploying RDS on Server 2012, there are two options: either installing it the 'normal' way by using the option 'Role-based or feature-based installation' or the 'special' way by using 'Remote ...
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How to release back RDS CAL lic to license server

Is there any way to retake back license from RDS host? For example, my session host A connect to license server which has 20 CALs. After 5 RDP session to host A, license server show that 15 lic ...
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Designing EC2 for regional load balancing and single DB

I've built EC2 hosting solutions before, but the application I'm building now is more advanced and I'd like some insight to see if I'm on the right track. The system is hosting a mobile application ...
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Windows Terminal Server printer selection dialog delayed in Microsoft Office

My terminal server users experience a delay when selecting printers from MS Office applications to be printed to network printers. Everything stalls on: Finding available printers... The ...
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Advice on migrating RDS MySQL databases from one AWS account to another

I am currently planning a migration of AWS resources from one account to another. This includes several MySQL RDS instances. After some research it looks like a "dump and load" strategy is needed. My ...
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RDS connection blocked despite security group “Allow all traffic, all ports, all IPs”

I can only connect by ssh-ing into my ec2, and then using mysql from the cli. I can not connect: ssh-ing into my ec2, and connecting from PHP mysql command line on my local machine. I cannot ...
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Unusually high RDS MySQL memory

could use your help in understanding this. I'm running an RDS MySQL instance (db.m3.large on SSD) with 100GB of storage. I'm a little freaked out that my memory is 50% there: I must be doing ...
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Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions on Client Workstation

I have a Windows Server 2008 setup with a domain and 5 workstations connected to it. I can have up to 10 people using remote desktop on the server at the same time. However, I cannot get more than ...
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Prevent local admins from shutting down RDS server

One of the clients I manage runs an RDS environment on Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which users log onto to work. I need to prevent users allowing applications to restart these servers, the kicker ...
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More than one Remote Desktop Session on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 setup and I access it using Remote Desktop Connection. If I'm connected and someone else connects, I get booted off. Is there a way for me to still stay connected and ...
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RDS 2012 printer stops working for some users and work after delete&reinstall

I'm having an issue with RDS2012. My setup : -print-srv (2012 r2 server) -rds-serv (2012 r2 server) I have ~ 50 terminal users and the problem happens randomly across that pool, at ...
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RDS install user (minimal domain privileges) locked out when connecting to RDweb

This is the setting: I did a quick single machine test install of RDS/RemoteApp on a customer computer running Windows Server 2012 Datacenter x64 in a virtual machine using the guide RDS8 – Quick and ...
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HIPPA Compliance - Home PC Use

I have some more questions on HIPPA Compliance. I'm considering presenting the idea of a RDS server to my clients who are family practice. If they use Home PCs to remote in, do these PCs have to be ...
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Scalr + RDS best practices

What is the best practice to connect scalr EC2 instances with RDS? The RDS security group doesn't seem to be effected by scalr so how is the enabling of communication between my instances in various ...
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Single *.company.com wildcard cert for RDS Deployment possible?

With a Remote Desktop Services deployment in a domain ad.company.com, I have RDG and RDSH installed on the same server, rd.ad.company.com. I can use a wildcard cert on *.company.com for access to the ...
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RDS 2012 rdp connexion startup program access denied

I'm having an issues on my RDS 2012 server. I successfully launch a virtual desktop session and I can run whatever application I want, but when I use the "Program" tab in RDP and I set a program there,...
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How can I efficiently create daily write replicas of an RDS instance?

We're looking to create a replica of a postgres RDS instance that our developers can write to (not just a simple read replica that AWS can easily provide). Currently we run a script nightly that ...
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RDS 2012 R2 and Remote Desktop Collection: Change “Remote Computer” value

Somewhere along the line, I went down the rabbit hole trying to avoid a SAN certificate and get away with a single certificate that would cover the RDWeb/Gateway/host of the single-server deployment ...
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Copying local files to RDS

How do I copy/upload my dump files from local system to RDS instance. The documentation talks about creating a dump from sample table to data_pump_dir and copying the same to another file. However I ...
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PDO to AWS RDS Connection Issue

We have a website written in PHP hosted on AWS EC2 instance, talking to AWS RDS database. When high traffic on the site, some users are experiencing 503 error on pages and we can see these errors on ...
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How do I actually use RDS CALs?

I'm new to CALs, first time actually trying to use them, and I'm having some difficulties. I purchased 3 licences from CDW and installed them through the RD Licensing manager, where they show up as: ...
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2012 R2 RDVH DCOM Error

I'm trying to install RDVH service from my broker to my hyper-v server. But it fails and returns: "Cannot get integrity informations", and in the Events Viewer, I can see a DCOM error that tells me it ...
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Amazon RDS instance and hostname resolution

I have a question about EC2 and RDS instances. I'd like to restrict connection to the database only from one particular EC2 instance using MySQL users. Security groups allow MySQL communication from ...
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2012r2 Server Mananger not showing all VDI Desktops in Collection

We are running a 4 node 2012r2 Hyper-V Cluster and using Microsoft's RDS/VDI for serving up Virtual Windows 7 desktops. Right now we have about 90 desktops in 3 collections of 30 desktops each.(I know ...
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RDS Login for additional RDS-Host not possible

Following Situation: Server 2012 R2 (Name: TS) - RDS Gateway, Broker, Host - In LAN - Self created certificate "rds.example.com" Server 2012 R2 (Name: TS1) - RDS Host - In LAN - Self created ...
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RDS MySQL A B replicate across continents?

I have a web app that I run for Australian customers hosted on AWS using RDS. Can I bi-directional replicate in realtime the database to the USA and Europe AND expect to be able to have a single ...
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should I install RDS on an application server

I recall back in the Terminal Services days that you wouldn't enable TS application mode on your business application servers just so that a team of devs/admins can RDP to the application server (i.e ...