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what are max_connections in amazon RDS?

I have seen a field called connections under current activity tab. My database instance has a max_connection of 52 . What does it exactly mean?
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Can I use Windows Server 2008 RDS CALs on a Windows Server 2008 R2 [duplicate]

We are buying a new server and just need to make sure we can transfer out RDS CALs to the new one. We are going to do a downgrade from 2012 Standard to 2008 R2 Standard. The old server now is using ...
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Does Data Pipeline supports schema transformation/evolution between RDS postgrey and amazon Redshift? Does it alter tables in Redshift accordingly?

I see Redshift is used as a data warehouse infra for large data set and I want to load postgrey sql data to Redshift for analytics. To copy the data I followed script method. What my script does is? ...
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RDS connection broker: unable to resolve .local address over VPN for session hosts

I deployed an RDS collection using a 1 connection broker and 2 session host servers. These are on a .local domain on a private network which has its own DNS. When I'm on the network, I connect to the ...
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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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GPO drive mapping fails and other (logon) problems

We recently increased our user amount on our RDS 2012 R2. We are starting to experience some issues. We have 4 Windows 2012 R2 RDS Servers and 1 Domain Controller/File server also running Windows ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Unable to print randomly

From the time our servers were built we have had on and off printing issues with them. The current issue is affecting random users and will only prevent them from printing from within certain ...
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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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How do I connect to a Virtual Desktop (Windows Server 2012 R2) with a Linux Client?

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 installation with Remote Desktop Services and a Virtualization Host server. I also published 10 virtual desktops. Now I want to connect to one of the virtual desktops ...
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Why is it bad to deploy Remote Desktop Services on a domain controller?

I have an application on a VPS and I want to run it with RemoteApp instead of having to remote desktop into the server. Our VPS provider can sell us a pack of five RDS licenses to use which will be ...
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Signon server (http://ServerName) is not responding

My problem is, WTOS thin clients are refusing remote login after connecting to ftp server. Event log error: "Signon server (http://ServerName) is not responding" I have checked the following:- -...
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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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RDS Session Host Role Windows Server 2012

In our environment our users run our accounting system app as a remoteapp. This is hosted on two vms running on a hyper-v server. Server 1 Roles: (Hosts the user sessions running remoteapp) RD ...
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RDS Performance slow compared to local mysql install

I have a RDS server (rd3.medium) on AWS that is running basic configuration. I'm trying to run this query, which runs in a few milliseconds on my local computer, as well as a basic web server where I ...
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rds 2012 r2 - desktop starts to flicker/refresh when enabling thumbnail icon preview

first post yay :D so i have a terminal server (RDS) 2012 R2, users are configured with roaming profile and folder redirection - all works great (ok not great, but fair enough :) ) users complained ...
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Run mysql-workbench remotely, no proxy/or tunnel

We are on AWS, with a MySql RDS. The RDS is set up so that only clients that are on the VPC can access it. (Just being VPN'd in is not good enough) So I assume that I could set up a tunnel,proxy, ...
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How to improve AWS RDS Performance - Heavy read write updates

After searching and reading as many posts, comments and discussions I could find I did not find one specific to my issue. I have multiple AWS EC2 deployments with a single RDS all in the same ...
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Do I need RDS CALs for the users that come with Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation?

I bought a server hardware with a Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation license. That license comes with 15 users, which is sufficient for my needs. I'd like to use the server for RemoteApps. I configured ...
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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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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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Remote Desktop Services role - Do I need it in order to use MSTSC (RDP/RDC) in my domain?

Greetings and thanks for reading (apologies for the length). I'm a new Sys Admin and I have a (potentially silly) question for the more seasoned veterans. I'm migrating our primary Domain Controller ...
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Connect to specific Session Host depending on user's AD site

I'm setting up a new Server 2012 R2-based RDS deployment publishing desktops to users based in three geographically distinct sites. All users need access to the same applications and resources. Is it ...
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Do I need RD Gateway for one Windows server?

I am running one Windows Server on EC2 and have 6 users who will be using remote desktop to login to it and work remotely. Is native RDP security sufficient for this or is it critical to install/...
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VDI - No Virtual Desktop Templates (Windows server 2012 R2 )

http://postimg.org/image/y1kkx3j6z/ I setting up the RDS role for VDI. I plan to have a personal virtual desktops. When i get to the step to select the Virtual Desktop Template, nothing shows up in ...
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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 Mixed replication, master in EC2-Classic, replica in VPC (MySQL)

I have a heavy used RDS instance (MySQL) in EC2-Classic with three read replica instances. We're on plan to move some of our micro-services into VPC and some of them need to read on those replica ...
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Configuring RemoteApp for external users, how does RDS Gateway work?

I feel I must be just missing something obvious here. I have a working RDS deployment with two RDSH hosts. It's not perfectly architected, but this came from a PoC and will be re-engineered in a few ...
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Windows Server 2012 RDS Unable to publish RemoteApps. Unable to get list of programs. Again

I have same problem, which is discribed in this topic: Windows Server 2012 RDS Unable to publish RemoteApps. Unable to get list of programs When I try to publish Remote Apps to the collection through ...
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Which Principal should you use in AWS CMK KeyPolicy?

I'm trying to use AWS Cloudformation to create an encrypted DB, with the encryption key managed by KMS. From what I understand, I need to create a CMK, and to create a CMK, I need to create a ...
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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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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 to load balance application on AWS

I have bit understanding about AWS but not the full picture. If anyone can fill my gaps that will be good. Suppose i have Web Application A, Using Amazon RDS B . I have queue in database so that all ...
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RDS Gateway, getting 23002 error

I have a working RDS Gateway/RDS Broker/RDS Farm RemoteApp environment. The problem is, when i try to connect into the farm through the gateway over RDP i can't connect/login to the RDS Host and i get ...
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User being automatically / forcibly signed out of Remote Desktop Services (2012 R2)

This issue is a strange one and seems to be getting more and more unusual as I try different troubleshooting steps. We have a client who has a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard server with a second 2012 ...
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MSTSC connection quality vs RDS via Connection Broker connection quality

We have a site in the USA which has a fixed VPN into our Datacentre in the UK via a 100Mb Leaseline. Our Datacentre Environment is a 2012 R2 Session Collection of RDS Servers, using Microsoft ...
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RDS Session Host RDP SSL Certificate Expiring

We have RDS Deployed with: RD Connection Broker RD Session Host RD Licensing RD Gateway RD Web Access .. For your information our Gateway server name is rdp.sparkorg.org To renew the RDS ...
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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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Connecting SSIS to AWS RDS SQL Server Instance

I am trying to connect SSIS to an AWS RDS SQL Server instance. Whenever I try to run the packages through the SQL Server Agent, I encounter this error message: Non-SysAdmins have been denied ...
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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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Windows CE 5.0 - 6.0 RDP to Windows server 2012 R2 [closed]

I have installed Windows server 2012 RDS license on a new Windows server 2012 R2 machine. We need the ability to RDP in from mobile handhelds (Motorola mc 9090 and mc 9100) running CE 5.0 and 6.0. ...
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Can you change the RDS License Mode from Per Device to Per User without a Session Host?

Let me say I'm very new to Server administration. We currently have a Windows Server 2012 in workgroup configuration. We have RDS in Per Device license mode. Now one of the user need multiple access ...
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Why does RDS login screen vary by user and PC?

I have two identical Lenovo laptops running Windows 10 with all updates. Call them Left and Right. On the backend I have a domain controller and a Remote Desktop Server, both running Windows Server ...
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2008 R2 Terminal Server: “Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service”

I'm working with an unhealthy 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 ...
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RDS 2012R2: RD Connection Broker HA - cannot connect to SQL

I have a brand new RDS environment I am trying to set up. I'm trying to follow this guide: https://msfreaks.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/windows-2012-r2-remote-desktop-services-part-1/ and have gotten ...
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Installing RDS on Windows Server 2012 without AD

I've just started working with Windows Server 2012 and I'm stuck trying to get Remote Desktop Services installed. My server is in a virtual machine and there is no Active Directory domain. I recall ...
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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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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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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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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 ...