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Troubleshooting Remote Desktop Services Connectivity - Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a number of users who connect to Published Applications over the internet. (Workers work from home). On any given day, user A can stay connected to the remote app with no disconnections for 8 ...
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Change RDS gateway target RDP port

I am using server 2008r2 RDS gateway in my environment. All the sessions hosts on my RDS farm listen for RDP on port 4000 instead of 3389. Is there any way to change the target port of the RDS ...
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Restrict RDS access for XP users

Please note, when I say "server", I don't mean the RDS client/server software on each persons computer, I mean a single central server which may be able to control which client computers can connect ...
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Upgrade the storage and/or provisioned IOPS on a reserved RDS instance?

I would like to reserve an RDS instance, but as of right now my instance does not need a lot of storage provisioned. I would like to reserve the instance with 100GB and 500 IOPS provisioned, but I ...
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Possible to assign a user/user group to a single RDS session host in a load-balanced RDS farm?

(Working with 2008 R2 RDS session hosts.) I know this is counter to what load-balancing is intended for but due to various program restrictions I have the need to assign two users to a single RDS ...
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Can you switch the domain of a 2012 R2 server with RDS installed?

We installed RDS, all roles, on a machine in one domain, DomainA. We've decided to move the machine to a domain in a different forest, DomainB. Our admins simply joined the machine to the new domain, ...
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AWS Cloudwatch shows wrong RDS size

I have a single RDS instance at AWS, which is -- supposedly -- a db.m1.large instance. When viewing Cloudwatch metrics for RDS, I see an option to filter by db instance size, and this filter shows ...
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Disassociate RDS from Beanstalk

I created a new RDS database and I want to disassociate the old one from Beanstalk instance, so I can attach the new database. I couldn't find a way to do that. Any help?
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Configuring existing Citrix XenApp farm to also works as a Windows RDS farm

We're looking into providing a Citrix XenApp 6.5 farm and Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS farm for the users using the same server resources. Please notice that, why/why not, isn't really the question ...
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Remote Desktop Services install/ execute modes

According to the answer to this question, everything installed after enabling the Remote Desktop Services role should be done after changing to install mode. I can't find any detailed information on ...
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How do I connect to an AWS RDS with MySQL Workbench? [closed]

I've read this documentation and several other sources but to no avail: I cannot connect to my MySQL instance from MySQL Workbench. I can connect to my RDS instance through EC2, but I cannot dump ...
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What is best practice for secure access to AWS, especially RDS?

After some reading (AWS docs, http://stratumsecurity.com/2012/12/03/practical-tactical-cloud-security-ec2/, etc..) I still don't understand how to organize secure & easy access to AWS (especially ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server - Providing Single Sign On to Windows 7 Clients

I've inherited a system that may have never been fully integrated as it could have been. We have a simple setup - A Windows 2008 R2 Server being used for Remote Desktop and Remote App access by users ...
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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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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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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 ...