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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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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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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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Advice on migrating RDS MySQL databases from one AWS account to another

I am currently planning a migration of AWS resources from one account to another. This includes several MySQL RDS instances. After some research it looks like a "dump and load" strategy is needed. My ...
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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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Outlook 2013 (connected to imap accounts) with mandatory profiles on Server 2012R2 RDS

Windows 2012R2 RDS and Outlook 2013. Mandatory Profiles with folder redirection to users Homefolders. Anyone have any ideas on using outlook (connected to imap mail accounts) with mandatory ...
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Remote Desktop Server: Restrict drive redirection on per user basis?

For a Remote Desktop Server, drive redirection can be controlled via Group Policy. Unfortunately, this is a computer configuration, so it will either apply to all users or none. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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RDS installation failure on 2012 R2 Server Core VM in Hyper-V Server

I'm currently installing a test-bed for my firms Infrastructure replacement. 10 or so Windows/Linux servers will be replaced by 2 physical servers running Hyper-V server. All services (DC, RDS, SQL) ...
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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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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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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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Windows Server 2008 Server in VM, in domain: Can not print, access denied

I'm having an issue with printing from a particular application from our Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit with licensed Remote Desktop Services (running in Amazon EC2). When I connect via Remote Desktop ...
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Windows 2012 RD Web Access won't connect to virtual desktop via internet

I recently setup Windows 2012 RDS for a cllient. All RDS roles on a single server. VDI for 3 Windows 7 workstations. It all works quite lovely internally. When accessing from the internet, we get to ...
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ColdFusion server won't to start

I'm trying to debug coldfusion application in Adobe Coldfusion builder 2.0 and I coldfusion server won't start. Here is log of console: [localServer]:Listening for transport dt_socket at address: ...
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RDS connection blocked despite security group “Allow all traffic, all ports, all IPs”

I can only connect by ssh-ing into my ec2, and then using mysql from the cli. I can not connect: ssh-ing into my ec2, and connecting from PHP mysql command line on my local machine. I cannot ...
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RDS 2012 printer stops working for some users and work after delete&reinstall

I'm having an issue with RDS2012. My setup : -print-srv (2012 r2 server) -rds-serv (2012 r2 server) I have ~ 50 terminal users and the problem happens randomly across that pool, at ...
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RDS install user (minimal domain privileges) locked out when connecting to RDweb

This is the setting: I did a quick single machine test install of RDS/RemoteApp on a customer computer running Windows Server 2012 Datacenter x64 in a virtual machine using the guide RDS8 – Quick and ...
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Scalr + RDS best practices

What is the best practice to connect scalr EC2 instances with RDS? The RDS security group doesn't seem to be effected by scalr so how is the enabling of communication between my instances in various ...
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RDS 2012 rdp connexion startup program access denied

I'm having an issues on my RDS 2012 server. I successfully launch a virtual desktop session and I can run whatever application I want, but when I use the "Program" tab in RDP and I set a program ...
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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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RDS MySQL A B replicate across continents?

I have a web app that I run for Australian customers hosted on AWS using RDS. Can I bi-directional replicate in realtime the database to the USA and Europe AND expect to be able to have a single ...
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should I install RDS on an application server

I recall back in the Terminal Services days that you wouldn't enable TS application mode on your business application servers just so that a team of devs/admins can RDP to the application server (i.e ...
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Install program to single RDS user

I'm looking to install an application to a single user in a RDS environment without installing it to the other users. The user is an Admin. I have very little experience with GPO but imagine it's ...
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Win 2012 RDS farm RDWeb access to RDG but not Host servers

I have been scratching my head on this for a few days. I have found some great articles especially the thread started by MojoDk and I have failed dismally in getting this to work. The setup: Server ...
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How to fix hung requests creating dead lock(/root/syn)?

We are running a search service using written in Java using solr We are noticing dead locks on the service. 14:00:30,465 WARN ThreadPoolAsynchronousRunner:416 - Task ...
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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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Connect to a remote pc not working

I have created an RDS Server and I think I have configured everything including certificates (self signed for testing). As I need to test this before handover, I have started testing and I could find ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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discrepancy between data used and

In AWS RDS our DB is using up a total of 75 mb out of 5 gb, mysql> SELECT sum((data_length+index_length)/power(1024,2)) tablesize_mb FROM information_schema.tables order by tablesize_mb desc; ...
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RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Error 0x800401F0 when updating RemoteApp connections from RDS webfeed

I have set up Windows Server 2012 with Remote Desktop Services and RemoteApp aplications. Windows 7 clients are configured with web feed of RemoteApp aplications. Update is working when I manualy ...
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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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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 ...