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MySQL spends too much time cleaning tmp tables

I'm running some Django migrations on an AWS RDS MySQL instance. My team has tested the migrations very thoroughly and they ran fine (even taking less than 30 minutes when run on our laptops against a ...
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How can you use a RemoteFx GPU in a Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machine?

The title says it all - I have a Hyper-V host with GPU installed and RemoteFx enabled. RemoteFx works fine in any Windows client OS, but I am trying to accelerate an application which will sit on a ...
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Amazon RDS load balancing and performance

My question is simple. Is it possible to load balance rds (master and read-replicas) using the same haproxy instance used for application load balancing? This would mean that the IP of the ...
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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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Windows 2012 RDS Removing access To Application On single Server

We are in the process of evaluating moving our current 2008 R2 based terminal server farm onto 2012, as its seems to be a lot easier to manage and deploy. A couple of things I cant really find any ...
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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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RDS RemoteApps won't run from correct server

I have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Farm with a Gateway and Web Access installed on the same server. I have ports 80, 443, and 3389 forwarded so external users can get to this server. We can sign in and ...
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Activating Issue with Terminal Server in Windows Server 2012 R2 from Action Pack

Installed a Server 2012 R2 Standard license with terminal services role from an Action Pack subscription. There are also 5 RDS CALs for this server available. Unfortunately I can't find any product ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 - Accessing RDS via web access from external address

I have a very strange issue. I'm setting up an RDS server in azure for a proof of concept. I've found that if I use the web access using the external URL provided by azure (xxxx.cloudapp.net/RDWeb), ...
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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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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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Django/Tastypie: RDS is damn slow compared to EC2-MySQL

Initially my setup was: EC2 (Apache -> Django -> Tastypie) -> MySQL on EC2 itself. One of our API (Tastypie) does almost 80 SQL SELECT queries to fetch related resources and attributes. For local ...
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How to migrate and upgrade Windows Server RDS CALs from 2008 to 2012 [duplicate]

I currently have a Server 2008 R2 RDS licensing server in production that I'd like to replace with Server 2012 R2. We don't have Software Assurance. Should we migrate the existing 2008 licenses to ...
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RDS Remote App Hangs for only certain users

I've got remote app working for all users just fine. We all connect through a single gateway that allows access to all app servers. This worked well for months. Recently 2 users can no longer use ...
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Server 2012r2 RDS - Start Screen

I'm in the process of setting up an RDS server. It will be multi-tenant, so it's locked right down. All user profile data is stored on the file server using GPO folder redirection. I want to lock ...
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RDSH 2012 R2 Printers Duplicating And Cannot Be Removed

I have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Server farm and printers deployed via a VBS Script i.e. Dim objNetwork Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network") objNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection ...
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Windows XP SP 3 Double Sign On to RDS

I have a bunch of Windows XP SP 3 clients that need to logon to a Windows Server 2012 RDS. They get prompted to sign on when using an RDP icon. It then closes, and they have to sign on again. The ...
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Windows Server 2012 RD Licensing Issuing Multiple Temp Licenses Per Machine

I have just setup a Windows Server 2012 RDS environment with Per Device CALs. Looking at RD Licensing Manager it is handing out multiple temp CALS per machine and multiple permanent CALS per machine. ...
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Server 2012 R2 RDS “run away” memory, ghost processes, etc

I have recently setup an RDS "all-in-one" box that is running all the necessary RDS components on the same box. I am having a big issue with ghost processes (LoginUI.exe, CSRSS.exe, etc.) that given ...
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How to change username on RDS instance

I have a single RDS postgresql instance with username 'psql' owning the database. How do you change the username?
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GPO or logon scripts to remove access to public “libraries” folders

I have two Windows 2012 R2 Domain Controllers and will be implementing 7 Windows 2008 R2 remote desktop servers once their setup and testing is complete (I have one built now that is my test server). ...
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unable to connect to public postgresql rds instance

I created a basic test PostgreSQL RDS instance in a VPC that has a single public subnet and that should be available to connect over the public internet. It uses the default security group, which is ...
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How do I link a security group to my AWS RDS instance

I have a postgres db setup on RDS. It is running great. However, I want to link this to a set of autoscaled EC2 instances sitting behind an ELB that all reside in a single EC2 security group. I've ...
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AWS RDS Postgres Upgrade without losing data

I currently have a Postgresql v9.3.3 running on AWS RDS. I've learned that if I upgrade Postgres to 9.3.5 that I can create read replicas. However, I am afraid of losing data. Can I just select ...
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Blank desktop when logging into a Virtualized Windows 2008 Terminal Server?

We have a Virtualized Terminal Server running Windows Server 2008. When the admin user logs in, everything is fine. When anyone else logs in, their desktop and start menu is blank (they have the ...
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AWS RDS - Allow ingress to IP ranges?

Wondering how to allow ingress to a range of IP addresses to an RDS instance using a security group? 64.18.0.0 - 64.18.15.255 64.233.160.0 - 64.233.191.255 66.102.0.0 - 66.102.15.255 66.249.80.0 - ...
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RDS 2012 - Starting RemoteApp from RDWeb Prompts for credentials

I have the following Windows 2012 R2 RemoteApp Setup Server1 - Role (Web Access, connection broker, RD Host) 192.168.100.1 Server2 - Role (connection broker, RD Host) 192.168.100.2 DNS Entries used ...
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Unable to retrieve the session collection properties

Server 2012 R2 RDS. This server has been running well and I have a handful of remote applications published. All applications work fine. Now when I attempt to edit a published application, or ...
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RDS “fast user switching” like experience with NLA

We have a 2012 R2 RDS farm with two session hosts and a connection broker. We've successfully managed to configure our IGEL thin client to connect to the farm. Connection brokering, load balancing, ...
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Shared Printers Timing out / default printer unassigned

We seem to be having a strange issue with one of our sites and the printing setup. Below is the infrastructure setup ServerA - Print server, will all printers being shared from this server, server ...
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How to connect to an AWS RDS database (deployed in VPC) with an SQL client?

I am new to AWS and trying to set up and initialize an RDS instance. Since I have a newly created account, it does not support EC2-Classic, which (from what I understand) means that my RDS instance ...
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Amazon RDS replication with external slave

I've recently configured a replication with an external MySQL master and RDS as slave but now I need to reverse that config and use RDS as master and the other instance as slave. Actually I use a vpn ...
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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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AWS: RDS instance(s) and connecting from remote machine

I'm moving a site over to AWS. It's on the Amazon-flavored Linux distro, using MySQL. I vaguely remember setting it up a couple of months ago (been busy), and allowed access from my elastic IP. I ...
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Server 2012r2 Remote App unable to connect

I have a server 2012R2 running a Remote Desktop Services role. I am using a pre-configured QuickSessionCollection. It works absolutely fine if I am connecting locally or over VPN. I'd like to make it ...
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How to physically connect “thin” clients to the server/host [closed]

In this setup, the server will running Windows Server 2008 and will be handling all of the workload and running the programs and the clients will use the remote desktop services to connect. I was ...
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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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2008 R2 RDS Client Printers Disappearing?

So my issue is something I can find nothing on and is very hard to track down. I am working with Microsoft and Citrix support but am getting nowhere and my client is becoming frustrated on the lack ...
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RemoteApp opens and immediately closes

We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS server with everything configured fully, including licencing for RDS. Best Practices Analyser passes in full. On our Windows 8.1 Enterprise VMs which have some ...
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User RDS CALs are not issued when RDS role is istalled on Server 2012 R2 in a workgroup. Will it work after the grace period?

I installed RDS on a Windows 2012 R2 server in a workgroup (no AD) following the instructions from kb2833839 article. Besides the fact that I have no RDS Manager, everything seems to work fine. The ...
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Better to share File Services role with Active Directory DC role OR with the RDS Terminal Server role?

We are a small business setting up a new server... budget is limited of course. I have ~500GB of data to share that needs to be stored locally on the single server we have. Host Server: Dell ...
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2012 R2 VDI Setup - No Virtual Templates

I've installed Win 2012 R2 Standard and setting up the RDS role for VDI. I plan to have a pool of virtual desktops. I have done this before and have had no problems so I am very familiar with the ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Hide libraries in file explorer

I am searching for a solution to hide the libraries in File Explorer for Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS. I read a lot of posts about this. It should be possible with registry keys. ...
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Can an Amazon RDS instance serve as master for one schema and act as a read-only slave for another?

We have an Amazon RDS instance in production that caters to db requests for a set of tomcat servers. This is say schema1 on the RDS instance that is constantly accessed. Can we setup the same RDS ...
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Non-administrator users denied access to Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services

I have a Remote Desktop server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Administrators can log into this server, but users who are not administrators receive an error message: To log on to this remote ...
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How to Reserved AWS VPC DB instance

I want to know how we can purchase Reserved Instance of RDS into VPC. In console their is no option to define the RI we are purchasing is in VPC like EC2. or simply I have to purchase the standard RI ...
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VPN users stuck on welcome screen then error (RDS)

I run a SBS environment with 2 RDP servers, over the past few months (unable to pinpoint the date/time) my remote (vpn) users are unable to connect to my Remote desktop servers. they get stuck on the ...
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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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RDS 2012 R2 Run specific published app using credentials of other user

In a RDS 2012 R2 deployment, I have a collection of published apps using rdweb with apps accessed by and run by a user in a group. I was wondering how i can allow one of the apps in the users rdweb to ...