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Set up RDS on multiple servers using PowerShell

A follow-on to this question. I've installed an RDS Gateway and Connection Broker on one host, and Session Host on a second dedicated host: Server A (colombes): Add-WindowsFeature –Name RDS-Gateway ...
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2008 R2 Terminal Server: “Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service”

I'm working with a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server configured in a vSphere environment. It currently has 4 vCPUs and 32GB RAM. No overcommitment. The concurrent user count on this server has risen ...
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Change drive letter for new user profiles on Windows Server 2008 R2 with RDS role installed

I've recently changed following registry key: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList Default=D:\Users In order to ensure that all new profiles will be created on D ...
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How Windows Server 2008 generates list of known licensing servers & how to specify license server via script?

I'm wondering how Windows Server 2008 generates known license server lists (where it's stored and when/how updated) for RDS, and as RD Session Host Configuration Console doesn't allow multiple select ...
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AWS RDS does not assign SUPER priveledge to master account

I am getting a too many connections error with my web app: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/too-many-connections.html I therefore want to connect into the database to show full processes/g so I ...
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Multiple RDS Sync with Auto Scaling

I would like to allow for scaling of our RDS databases for an application but can't seem to find any information on how to keep multiple RDS databases in sync with the same data. Any ideas how to set ...
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Splitting up RDS roles

I've been running RDS with all roles installed on one physical server for a small client, but we are now migrating to 2012r2 and I'm considering splitting the roles up onto two machines. We won't ...
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Verifying RDS licensing info without access to RDS licensing server

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 box with RDS role installed. I also configured it to use existing RDS licensing server (different box). Taking into account the fact that I see 4+ active sessions to this ...
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How to set MySQL's internal time zone support?

Today MySQL at Facebook posted the following about MySQL performance: Today we found a performance problem in a completely unexpected place - if TIMESTAMP data type is being used and MySQL is ...
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Disable Browsing With 7-Zip

We have a lot of servers running Windows 2008 r2 (RDS/Citrix). We try our best to lock down remote desktop and published applications. Recently, one of my colleague showed me how he could use 7-zip ...
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Updating software on Remote Desktop Services

We have Remote Desktop Services setup under Windows 2012 R2 in session mode, meaning we are not virtualizing machines. The software we are rolling out is our own, so we can make sure it plays nice in ...
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server 2012 RDS cannot connect to virtual desktop in lab

I am trying an evaluation of remote desktops on Azure. I’d like to be able to demo the product and I’ve created a couple virtual machines, installed RDS and created a collection, but even though after ...
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Server 2012 RDS Session Host missing

I've created a couple virtual servers in Azure, one a domain controller and the other is setup with the RDS role. I'm able to connect to the web app, but was only able to add "mstsc" along with the ...
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RDS 2012 Certificates - Subject Names do not match

I'm evaluating RDS on 2012, I want to use Remote App to allow home workers to access one application This is a single server setup at the moment Server Name acmeVDI.acme.co.uk - This has RD Web ...
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Re-configure Office 2007 installation unattended: Advertised components --> Local

On our Citrix farm, I just found out that some sub-components are "Installed on 1st Use" (Advertised), which does play well on terminal servers. Not only that, but you also get a rather ...
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RDS active session timeout popup?

Does anyone know of a tool that will give you a pop up message that tells the users that they have are about to reach their active session time limit. We have a GPO in place that limits active ...
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Windows 2012 RDS RemoteApp, Access to local Drives

We have an App that uses MDBs for storing Data. For performance reasons (transferring MDB-Data between Client via Network Drive to Server), I plan to deliver this App via RemoteApp. After the App is ...
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Limit display/session resolution for machines @ VDI environment on RDS 2012

I have couple of windows 7 entprise virtual machines in collection as part of VDI environment - so users connecting to them through RDS 2012 web site. Is there any way to fix resolution of remote ...
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Can Amazon Elastic Beanstalk auto-scale Amazon RDS?

I'm planning to run a PHP/MySQL application using Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. In the settings I can define when it should launch new instances automatically (Auto-Scaling). However, as I understand ...
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Amazon RDS - Create a Security Group NOT in Virginia? [closed]

It seems as though the management console only allows security groups to be created while in the "Virginia" selection. Is there a way to create a security group for an Oregon (or other)-based ...
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Graphical Glitch - Outlook 2013 on a 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Server as a Remote App

Server 2008 R2 SP1, with Remote Desktop Services. Office 2013. [Edit: Most] Microsoft updates installed. Publish Outlook as a RemoteApp, and run it from a Windows 8 client, then open an email. What ...
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Inaccurate License Count in Remote Desktop Server 2008 R2

Had an RDS License Server malfunction, opened a case w/ MS Tech Support, they were unable to fix. Resolution was to delete license db, uninstall all RDS roles, reboot, reinstall, reboot, activate ...
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Restore default RDP administrative session on Windows Server 2012 after trial RDS is expired

When installing Windows Server 2012, one of the roles selected was for the Remote Desktop Services (RDS). During this trial period we were able to access the server remotely using the default 2 ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remotedesktop: connect to a specific session host

in my test enviroment I have four remotedesktop session hosts and one broker. Now I want to install software on each sesion host. When I connect with the local administrator, it's all fine, but I ...
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Publish RemoteApp of IIS manager from multiple servers

I have a couple servers running with IIS 8 running on them. One is a public server with RDS running on it. I have published the IIS manager as a remote app from this server, but I would also like to ...
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Remote Desktop license server in different domain than VM

My targeted setup: SLAT enabled laptop w recent graphics card Win2012 Host OS w Hyper-V role DirectX 11 driver installed Win8 VM (OS is joined in my employer's domain) I RDP into the Win8 VM from ...
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Simultaneous Remote Desktop Connections in Windows Server

I would like to remote control the administrator user of my Windows Server 2008 R2 simultaneously from 3 remote computers. To do that, in Group Policy, I disabled "restrict to a single remote desktop ...
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RDS does not issue CALs on Windows Server 2012 Essentials

I'm trying to get RDS services running on a clean install of Windows Server 2012. I followed this example http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2833839?wa=wsignin1.0 The licensing server is activated, and ...
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RemoteApp 2012 - App is flickering

I have an application published on a Windows 2012 RDS server. Running the application from within a remote desktop session works fine, but when accessing via RemoteApp (tried on XP SP3, and 7 SP1), ...
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RDS - Dynamic endpoint causing problems with static configuration files

I'm running into a slight problem with RDS. My system I designed works like so: Server A initiates an RDS startup from a snapshot on a daily bases Server A puts data in RDS database Server A ...
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MultiPoint Server 2011, RDP sessions are disconnecting

We are using thin clients to RDP into a Multipoint Server. The clients are experiencing a loss of connection that does not seem to have to do with an idle disconnect setting. I have gone through the ...
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Configure the “Remote Desktop” RemoteApp in TSGateway / RDWeb

We have an installation of TS/RDGateway with the RDWeb IIS installed. The "Remote Desktop" tab is also configured, but it lacks an option for "/multimon" but DOES let users configure their ...
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Disable metro on Windows Server 2012 RDS Session host with GPO?

I wonder if it's possible to disable the metro completely on a Windows server 2012 RD Session host, preferably through group policies. I need to do this because I haven't figured out a way to lock ...
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Deploying a Linux RDS VDI on hyper-v. Is it possible?

I am currently running CentOS 6.3 with Linux integration services 3.4 on a Hyper-V VM inside Windows Server 2012. I am trying to deploy this desktop as a VDI Collection in Remote Desktop Services, ...
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Redirect url for Microsoft RD Web (Server 2012)

I have installed RD Web on the same web server as OWA and ECP (Exch 2013) console. All web applications are installed in the Default Web Site and Exchange Back End For OWA and ActiveSync my users ...
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Prevent an RD session from being knoced off when another RD Session tries to login

I would like to configure a Microsoft Server 2012 server to not log the current RD admin user out when I try to login to the same server. Only me the Admin and a developer need to access this server ...
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Windows Server 2012 RDS Unable to publish RemoteApps. Unable to get list of programs

I have RD Web Access, RD Connection Broker, RD Session host and a collection set up. When I try to publish Remote Apps to the collection through the Server Manager it just loops over and over when ...
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Group Policy - Transferring to another domain

I am in the process of setting up two RDS servers in different locations on different domains, I've set one up and I am very happy with it, it looks like a windows 7 desktop and its really fast so I ...
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How to allow more than two Remote Windows sessions on Windows Server 2012 Standard?

Recently setup a new 2012 server. After I create two Remote Windows connections to the server using ordinary user accounts (not administrators), I get this error when I try to create a third ...
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Connecting RDS database from out side of VPC

My RDS database located in VPC. It's a Multi AZ database so that it's located on two VPC subnet. How could I connect it from outside of VPC?
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Windows Server 2008 Server in VM, in domain: Can not print, access denied

I'm having an issue with printing from a particular application from our Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit with licensed Remote Desktop Services (running in Amazon EC2). When I connect via Remote Desktop ...
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RDS, 2012 Connection Broker and 20008R2 Session Hosts

I'm trying to install a new RDS-farm with session hosts in 2008R2 and the connection broker with 2012 and I can't find any information at all on this. Servers: RDCB01, Connection Broker and Session ...
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Windows 2012 RD Web Access won't connect to virtual desktop via internet

I recently setup Windows 2012 RDS for a cllient. All RDS roles on a single server. VDI for 3 Windows 7 workstations. It all works quite lovely internally. When accessing from the internet, we get to ...
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Irregular internet disruption: certain images and JS not loading

first time on ServerFault, and I've got a nice little conundrum. Since a few months now, we've been having issues with our internet connectivity. Environment: Servers: 2 Terminal Servers as an ...
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blocked all but 2 ips for remote desktop services in windows firewall still getting bad logins

I have the following firewall setup in my Advanced Windows Firewall screen: If I understand it correctly, only the two ips I have listed should be able to connect to my remote desktop service. ...
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how to fix slow query of mysql on Amazon and CPU 100% on the small rds instance [closed]

I am quite new to the both MySQL and AWS RDS service. I just find my query to the MySQL on a small RDS instance takes roughly more than 5 seconds. Besides, I notice with the CloudWatch that the CPU of ...
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Old HP thin clients cannot connect to Windows 2008 R2 RDS server

I'm in the middle of a migration from an old virtualized Windows 2003 Terminal Server to a 2008 R2 RDS host. The environment is a mix of several generations of HP thin clients, as well as some Axel ...
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How do I scale EC2 and push out code / data to my instances?

I currently have a T1.micro for development running Windows with SQL server 2008. The system allows students to come to our site to search for a mentor, update their profile with pictures and ...
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EC2 + RDS, or just a bigger EC2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I need to develop a system that connect to multiples outter systems to get XML data and reply with ...
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How do you restrict application access thru RD Session Host in Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am setting up a new server with RDS. I want to control the access to applications I install for RDS host using Groups or Users. Is this possible? How? Let's say I have a set of 5 applications that ...