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MySQL query very slow on Amazon RDS but really fast on my laptop?

I would love to know if anybody knows why this is happening. i've just migrated over to Amazon RDS for our website and our biggest query which takes .2 seconds to execute on my macbook takes 1.3 ...
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RD Connection Broker direct user to specfic RD Session Host

Let me state the objective first. I would like to configure a Remote Desktop Services paradigm such that a Remote Desktop Client is able to connect to an entity, likely an RD Gateway or RD Connection ...
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User Profile Disks with RemoteApp 2012 R2 Locked

We have a RemoteApp deployment (Web, Gateway, High Available Connection Brokers, ...). We use profile disks stored on a file share. We publish most of our applications, but from time to time, a user ...
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Abnormally high Outlook 2010 RAM usage for one Terminal Server user (RDS)

I'm working on a busy Windows 2008R2 Terminal Server where a particular user's Outlook session consumes between 2GB and 4GB of RAM. The process doesn't appear to be a slow memory leak, as the RAM is ...
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Cant login with any user after changing domain and name of RDS server

This is my first message here, so i just want to start to say hi to everyone. Ok, so straight to the point: We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that functions as a RDS server (15 CAL or so). ...
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RDS RemoteApp with Java

I am attempting to put together a small RDSH farm to deliver a front-end which requires Java. The front end is a simple VB executable which displays a predefined java-driven web front end. Now, my ...
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How to check memory consuming process on AWS RDS postgressql

I am using AWS RDS postgresql with instance type db.t2.medium which has 4GB of memory. In monitoring the RAM consumption is more than 3.3GB continuously. How to determine which process is consuming ...
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“Shared” network drive not showing up for users on a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Session Host

We have a network drive mounted on each reboot on our session hosts via a registry key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run DriveMap = net use z: \\x.x.x.x\share ...
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Deploying Outlook through RemoteApp

We have an RDS server where we host our software plus supply access to office and a few other programs. this is a multi tenant environment, we do not host any email or exchange but users can connect ...
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RDS 2012 Outlook Roaming Profile

I have a RDS collection with one sever in it with about 50 existing profiles, since day one we have had roaming profiles set-up and folder redirection. I have just added another RD host to the ...
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Server 2012 RDS on Hyper-V - RD Licensing [duplicate]

I'm a newbie in server administration in desperate need of some guidance from our virtualization experts here. Let me start by describing my environment first. I've a Windows 2012 standard (not R2) ...
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RDS Licensing Server With Azure AD Domain Services

How do you add a licensing server to a terminal server license server group in Azure when you're using Azure AD Domain Services?
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RDS 2012R2 “Preparing the destination computer” Long

I've just setup a new RDS Deployment on a 2012 R2 domain. When client's connect to the RemoteDesktop there is a considerable delay at the "Preparing the destination computer" stage. I can resolve this ...
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Binlog format - RDS default

By default in MySQL 5.6 default binary logging format is "STATEMENT". (https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/replication-formats.html) MySQL 5.6 running on RDS has by default format set to "MIXED" ...
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RDS - Change single click option is item via GPO or Registry

I have a problem on my servers RDS, my users can not change their themes windows, folder options and many more due to some GPO. However, in recent days there is a problem concerning the opening of ...
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Domain Controlled Hyper-V with RDS

Let me start by saying that I'm very new to server administrations. I'm creating a single server setup for my work. It is a small organization with 15 users. I currently have a Windows Server 2012 ...
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RDS - User theme as changed for high contrast and wrong background

Good morning everyone, I have a problem with an RDS architecture and broker. On one of these RDS server, users get the theme " High Contrast " and a black background for several days. GPO prevent ...
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RDS Server 2012 R2 and OSX - Printer redirection

I have clients connecting with OSX 10.10 to a RD Server 2012 R2 with MS Remote Desktop App. Printer: Canon C3320 and HP LJ 500 The problem: All Word and PDF files are getting blown up to 20 MB and ...
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Windows 2012 RDS Server asking for Licensing Mode when it's already set?

I have a confusing situation. I'm setting up a 2012 RDS Licensing Server for our environment. I'm checking under the RD Licensing Diagnoser to make sure everything is proper and I keep getting this ...
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Does Windows 10 Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) work with Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services (RDS)?

Ever since I upgraded to Windows 10, I've been having issues with RSAT to administer an RDS Windows Server 2012 R2 deployment. At first, the preview of the RSAT tools didn't work well and I chalked it ...
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Track what is causing AWS RDS to use insanely high bandwidth

We are having a high traffic (100K hit/day) Drupal news website hosted on AWS. Its behind cloudflare & 2 Load Balanced Varnish servers. For some reason the bandwidth usage is very high for RDS. ...
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server 2008 r2 rds farm with rds broker

OK, so the situation is like this: 4 RD Session hosts (farm name: sessions.domain.local) 2 RDS Brokers (failover cluster - IP adress of the broker service is in the domain/internal subnet) ...
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Connect to RDS from EC2 instance — both inside VPC

I have a VPC with two private subnets (two were required to get an RDS instance set up). I have a security group for this VPC, let's call it vpc-sg. vpc-sg allows TCP access on port 22 from my home ...
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Windows RDS R2 2012 licensing (Is it always a taboo ?) [duplicate]

I know that there is many questions and requests about RDS licensing, and also know, that MS don't bite Is it not the purpose to test in a Lab and try to understand how all this marvelous work, ...
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2012 RDS SERVER SSL CERTIFICATE ISSUE - Moving from Self Signed

I have a 2012 R2 RDS server. Previously we used a locally self signed certificate to allow clients to setup Remote App and Desktop connections. This certificate was not able to be extended and so ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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How do you recover you RDS master user username?

Resetting the RDS master user's password is simple enough, but how do you find your master users username?
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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> ...
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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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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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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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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 ...