RDS can stand for Remote Desktop Services (formerly known as Microsoft Terminal Services), or Amazon Relational Database Service. For Amazon RDS, please use the tag amazon-rds

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RDS installation error, unable to install rds role in server 2012 r2? [on hold]

I am using windows server 2012 r2 and its working fine. But when i tried to install RDS role its was unable to install(failed to load). in the same server i am using for ADDS, WDC, DHCP, DNS also. ...
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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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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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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, 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 “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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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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RDS 2012 Host server external access issue

I have gone over a lot of guides and how to's but nothing specific enough to solve this issue. I have the following servers, as well as 2 DC's but these are the main config. NAME: RDGWY ROLES: RD ...
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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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Remote Desktop Service without joining AD

I have 3 Windows 2012 servers which belongs to 3 different domains. I want to post a different applications by deployment of RemoteApp role on each of the servers above. I have a few workstations ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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RDS 2012R2 not reconnecting to disconnected session from RDWeb

When a user connects via RDWeb and closes all the applications, the session is disconnected. If that same user, then connects via RDP to the full desktop, a new session is created instead of ...
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Load Balancing RDS (in AWS)

I am new to AWS in general so this might be a noob question. I have set up an RDS instance with a readreplica & connected my VMs to the the Master DB for now via AWS Opsworks. Ideally I want the ...
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MySQL Server hitting 100% unexpectedly (Amazon AWS RDS)

Please help! We've been struggling with this one for months. This week we upped our RDS instance to the highest performing instance and although the occurrences have reduced, we're still having ...
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How to move RDS database to different VPC

I didn't select a VPC when creating a MySQL RDS database, so it created it inside an auto-generated "default" VPC. I'm now unable to add it to any of my pre-defined security groups, or access it from ...
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Connect to RDS inside a VPC using Opsworks located in another VPC

I have a RDS instance (mysql) inside a VPC called vpc-a (10.0.0.0/16). This instance is private, it can only be accessed from vpc-a. We created a stack on opsworks inside another VPC called vpc-b ...
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How to restrict access to local resources with RDS

I've got a RDS setup on Windows server 2012 and I am trying to stop all access to local resources. I've managed to lock down unc network shares i.e \\someserver\myshare and clipboard etc has been ...
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Classic RDS from VPC EC2s

My old RDS instance is deployed in "Classic," not VPC. I have a new VPC with some EC2 instances in it, but I can't connect from these VPC EC2 instances to the RDS instance. Security Groups from ...
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Deploying High Availability Remote Desktops on Server 2008 R2 Ent - Do they have to be virtual desktops

I am looking at upgrading an existing 2008 R2 RDS Server to be part of a high availabilty environment. (It cannot be 2012 or 2012 R2 due to management not liking Windows 8 UI and associated training) ...
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Services/Processes running Per RDS Session

I have a box running Server 2008 R2 with RDS. We currently have 45 RDS sessions running on this system and most are running identical applications. Now we are wanting to add 30 more systems that ...
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RDP over internet for selected clients

The basic idea is simple: allow Remote Desktop connections over the Internet. However: By default, any client can connect to the RDP host. I'd like to restrict that. (Just so you know, filtering ...
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Amazon RDS - UTC daylight savings

I haven't been able to get AWS support on the line and need an answer asap - do the SQL instances on Amazon Web Services RDS use daylight savings? I know the timezone is UTC but not sure if it uses ...
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I am having issues connecting to an Amazon RDS instance from an EC2 server, can connect from EVERYWHERE else

I know there are other similar questions on the site, but I haven't been able to find a solution. I have an RDS instance set up. We run our site on an EC2 instance. I know MySQL works on the EC2 ...
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AWS RDS. Upgrade MySQL from 5.5 to 5.6, external replica and Access denied

I want to create external read replica for my RDS instance using this doc: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/MySQL.Procedural.Exporting.NonRDSRepl.html My old instance is running ...
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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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Connecting to RDS database from EC2 instance using bind9 CNAME alias

Update: it's working by now. Turns out I was missing a valid DNS forwarder inside the named.conf.options file. I'm trying to get internal DNS up and running on a EC2 instance. The main goal is to be ...
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Windows 2012 RDS Temporary profile for Administrator

I've configured a Windows 2012 RDS Farm with two virtual servers (VMWare - each one on a different ESX server). Both servers have Licensing, Web Access, Gateway, Connection Broker and Session Host ...