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53 views

Remote Desktop Services Web Interface desktop pool

My goal is to get Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2008 R2 running with a Desktop pool (IE When a user connects, he is directed to 1 of many Remote Desktop servers with the lowest load). ...
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1answer
52 views

disable audio on remote desktop

I am running a Windows 2008 server that has remote users connecting to it via terminal services. I have group policies in place for each organization that connects. Is there a way, through group ...
2
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1answer
258 views

Compatibility issue upgrading to Windows Server 2012 (Remote Desktop Roles need uninstalled?)

Windows Server 2012 setup (upgrading from Server 2008) says after compatibility check: "Setup has detected that at least one of Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH), Remote Desktop Connection Broker ...
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0answers
47 views

Permitting Remote Deskop Users group to login in

I've been running into an issue where members of our IT department are unable to login to the servers we have recently set up. I have added the IT group to the Remote Desktop Users group and they are ...
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2answers
141 views

Is a Terminal Services or RDP thin client solution inscure?

I've been doing my research on thin client setups and it seems like a very cool concept. Instead of purchasing and maintaining many PCs you can simply have thin clients that RDP into a Server 2008 ...
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1answer
143 views

Adding user groups from a remote domain server to permissions of a remote desktop terminal server fails. why?

I have 3 computers, two of which are servers running Windows Server 2008 and another running Windows 7. One of the servers has the following roles installed; Active Directory, DHCP and DNS. The other ...
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2answers
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How to use tscon on Windows7?

I need to run overnight automation testing using RFT and IE on Windows7 virtual machine. I found that restarting the Windows box before the testing starts helps. I am moving the production ...
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0answers
1k views

Can't save credentials in Remote Desktop connection file

I have a saved .RDP file for a connection to another computer, if I check the box to "Remember my credentials" the connection attempt is immediately rejected and the authentication box pops back up ...
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1answer
152 views

Terminal services: can't connect to remote computer

I am sometimes getting the following error when attempting to RDP to another machine on a LAN: What is the likely cause of this? It only happens sometimes.
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1answer
440 views

Assign static IP to Users that access using Terminal Services (Remote Desktop)

For a project I'm working on I'm looking for the ability to assign a specific ip to users when they start a terminal service session. I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and I tried using Remote ...
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1answer
195 views

Connection to Terminal Server 2000 administrator console

One of my client have a Windows Server 2000 and I can connect to this server using remote desktop. However, I can't connect to the Administrator Console. I tried every switch available (I'm using ...
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1answer
335 views

RD Gateway reporting features/capabilities

We have just implemented RD Gateway for our own department in preparation for a push to the whole agency for telecommuting. It is all setup and working great, but I was trying to figure out how best ...
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1answer
453 views

Remote Desktop Users via Group Policy Server 2008

I have a group policy setup that turns on remote desktop connections to all clients on the network. The only problem with this, is the local user accounts are not administrative accounts and do not ...
3
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1answer
334 views

Recommended Tool/Script to test Remote Desktop Performance?

Can anyone recommend a tool to test Remote Desktop performance in Windows? Windows 7-based, both client and "server". We are making changes to network, client and server and would like to assess the ...
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2answers
12k views

Remote Desktop Connection Denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login

I have set up Terminal Services in Windows 2003. Which is part of the domain. That server is not DC. It has only one role: Terminal Server When I'm trying to log in to it via RDP as an Domain ...
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1answer
438 views

Of 30 people using Terminal Services Gateway, two users consistently get a timeout and can't connect

We have recently set up a Terminal Services Gateway website to allow external access to a Remote Desktop server. Each user installs a client certificate on their personal computer, connects to the ...
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1answer
2k views

Remote desktop not continuing to run programs when I close it

I am using remote desktop to install and setup Windows Server 2008 R2. I'm having an issue when copying hundreds of GBs of files to the server. When I close remote desktop it is supposed to keep my ...
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2answers
621 views

After making a server into a secondary DC, it no longer allows remote desktop connections other than Aministrator

Earlier this morning I dcpromo'ed my second server to be DC2. Everything is working great except for the fact that users aren't able to remote into it. The user I am trying with is "cs". "Cs" is a ...
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3answers
346 views

Offline Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) Caching

Remote desktop services seems theoretically attractive, but I'm struggling with a practical aspect of deployment: mobile (laptop) users. I would say about 99% of the time, mobile users would be able ...
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1answer
429 views

Temporary user-profiles on Windows Server 2008 TS

for a publicly accessible terminal server I have created a user profile which only allows running of a few programs (demonstration of applications). This results in many people connecting to the ...
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1answer
287 views

Can raising the domain function level to “Windows Server 2003” cause remote desktop to stop working?

I've read that on Windows Server 2008, raising the DFL can cause XP and Linux/rdesktop clients to not be able to connect, but only if Network Level Authentication is enabled. However, we're only on ...
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4answers
620 views

Securing Remote Desktop Server on Windows 7 For Internet Use

I have a desktop and laptop both running Windows 7 Professional. My goal is to secure the desktop so that I can securely use "Remote Desktop" over the Internet from ONLY the laptop. I have already ...
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2answers
484 views

cannot connect to server via RDP- reboot solves the problem

I have a suprising number of issues in a client environment that revolve around being unable to RDP to a system that has remote administration enabled. In all cases a reboot resolves the issue. Is ...
2
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1answer
695 views

Terminal services and screen savers

I have a Window Server 2008 R2 server acting as a terminal server for mobile devices running a single application, but I am having issues with the screen saver popping on after ten minutes. Is there ...
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3answers
2k views

Locking down remote desktop using AD GPO

I am currently locking down a companies remote desktop access via a VPN. What I need to do is disable remote printing, file transfer and clipboard via active directory for the workstations that will ...
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1answer
1k views

Differences between Remote Desktop and Terminal services

What is the difference between Remote Desktop and Terminal services? We run a windows 2008 R2 server. There are several administrators who need to access this server. Windows 2008 allows only two ...
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1answer
320 views

Getting started with terminal services (remote desktop services) and thin clients

I've got a Windows Server 2008 R2 box and I want to make it a RDS server and connect with thin clients. I don't want to do VDI with hyper-v, as this box is already virtualized. RDS is installed and ...
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2answers
536 views

Is there a way to disable the disconnect message in RDP?

Is there a way to disable the disconnect message in RDP? This is the message I am asking about: Does anyone know if this is possible?
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0answers
884 views

HP Officejet 4500 G510n-z Not Showing up in Remote Desktop (Terminal Services)

I installed this printer on a windows XP machine. First using the wireless option, and later using USB. In both cases when I connect to my other computer (also Windows XP) via terminal services and ...
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1answer
193 views

Cannot Connect Via RDP

I cannot connect via RDP to a win2003 server. Terminal services say that they're started, but a netstat shows nothing to do with port 3389. Any ideas?
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1answer
606 views

mRemote and RoyalTS both are not able to RDP connect me to a Windows Server 2008 system?

I am completely stuck on this one. If I start a RDP session independently of these 2 programs everything works fine. My RDP session connects, I click "OK" to accept the "Notice To Users" security ...
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3answers
2k views

PCI compliance: using SSL as transport layer for RDP (Terminal Service)

My client failed her PCI compliance audit. The server supports Remote Desktop (Terminal Service) but only provides encryption and not authentication. This exposes the server to Man-In-The-Middle ...
2
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1answer
387 views

Error connecting to Windows 2K3 server over remote desktop

I have a Windows 2003 server that gives the following error every time I try to connect over remote desktop: The system cannot log you on due to the following error: The specified domain either does ...
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1answer
177 views

Redirect audio from multiple Terminal Services sessions

When logged into a Remote Desktop session, you can request the audio be brought to the local computer (redirected audio). You hear the audio generated by your session. Is there anyway to have the ...
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1answer
338 views

2000 DC and Terminal Server in-place upgraded to 2003. RDP access is now broken

This is the latest: The Terminal Server and TS Licensing features have been uninstalled from the upgraded server. RDP access is allowed in the Remote tab. (Check out the comments on the first answer ...
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1answer
191 views

Problem closing MDI child window in Terminal Services/Remote Desktop Connection 7.0

I have one user whose computer just got updated to the 7.0 Remote Desktop Connection. Concurrently, she has started having a problem closing the MDI child windows in an old FoxPro application running ...
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5answers
2k views

Multiple RDP sessions on a single computer?

I've got users using RDP to connect to a Windows 2008 with Windows Server 2008's Terminal Server Application mode. (Users RDP in and get an app that looks like it's running locally.) It works great. ...
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3answers
1k views

Why does remote desktop connection flash from one PC but not others?

I have 20 PCs (Windows XP) in remote locations connecting to the same server (Windows Server 2003) using Remote Desktop over a VPN. On just one of the PCs the remote desktop screen flashes (redraws) ...
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4answers
2k views

Windows Server 2003 TS versus 2008 R2 RDS?

I'm looking to implement a thin-client / TS (or RDS) solution in our main office and was wondering if anyone could comment on using Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS or Server 2003's TS's? Are there ...
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3answers
6k views

Remote Desktop Connection: Access Denied

I have remote desktop connection enabled. I've added my self and the Administrator account. When I try to login remotely I get: When I try logging to remote desktop via localhost I get access ...
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2answers
1k views

Is there a tool for Windows Server that can alert me when a connection is made over Remote Desktop?

Is there a tool for Windows Server 2008 that can alert me when a connection is made over Remote Desktop? I would like the alert via SMS, but email would also be fine. It seems like this tool must ...
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4answers
3k views

Binding the RDP listener to 127.0.0.1 only

I'm trying to bind the remote desktop listener to 127.0.0.1 on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise. I tried tscc.msc but it only lets you choose a certain physical adapter. Also by quickly glancing over ...
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3answers
2k views

Why is I/O Other Bytes Delta Really high (100GB) when using Terminal Services (remote desktop)?

I’m running a server with Win 2003 Standard and when I’m remoting in I see that the I/O Other Delta is exceptionally high. If I don’t move the mouse or touch anything it’s around 4GB but If I start to ...
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2answers
4k views

Terminal Server 2008 - Shared/Default User Profile?

We are testing a Windows Server 2008 Standard Terminal Services mini-farm set up in VMWare to help manage a single application remote deployment. This application stores a LOT of settings in the ...
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5answers
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How do I increase the maximum number of concurrent remote connections in Windows Server 2003?

I am trying to allow more than the default of 2 concurrent remote connections to a server running Windows Server 2003. Background: I went to "Start" => "Administration Tools" => "Terminal Services ...
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3answers
649 views

Terminal Services - what does this message mean?

I'm responsible for a W2003 server. I'm trying to switch on terminal services. When I do so I get a message that includes the text : "If you continue with this installation, programs that are already ...