8
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What options do I have to connect to a remote Windows server if RDP is broken?

What options do I have to connect to a remote Windows server if RDP is broken (unresponsive), I don't have console access, and the server isn't physically close? On Linux, if VNC wasn't working, I ...
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2answers
113 views

Remote Desktop Connection Issue

I have 2 HP Proliant servers with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed on them. They are headless servers, and I do not have a way of visually seeing the user interface of the servers. I do however know ...
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2answers
53 views

printing from x86 terminal server to a x64 machine

I have a Windows Server 2008 x86 Application server. Upgrading is not an option at this point. I have clients connecting to the remote application and trying to print. The x86 users have no issue but ...
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2answers
126 views

restrict user to only 2 sessions

I need to limit the number of sessions a USER can have on our rdp server. I have the option to allow : I found this setting to allow multiple connections: ...
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0answers
114 views

KDC Certificate error using smartcard and Remote Desktop

Our Active Directory domain recently enforced smart card logons for administrator accounts. Since this change we have been unable to access some servers (2008 R2) using Remote Desktop. When attempting ...
2
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1answer
334 views

fail2ban for windows 2008 RDP [duplicate]

I'm looking for a solution to make remote desktop more secure. I'm looking for a fail2ban like for windows and specially for RDP which will block IP in firewall after N failed retries Any help?
3
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1answer
66 views

Remote Desktop Protocol for Windows Server 2008

Currently we're having formatting issues when printing from a Windows 2008 server via TS Easy Print which we don't see when printing from Windows Server 2008 R2. Clients are running windows 7 with a ...
1
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1answer
119 views

Full Information from Terminal Services Manager (tsadmin.msc) via command line

I would like to get the full session information that is presented in the Terminal Services Manager via the command line or PowerShell (so that it can be used in automation) or at the very least the ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Re-deploy/update Windows server from VMWare template

Our company is considering a remote desktop farm, and I just wanted to see if anyone has any advice on some procedures. Basically, we will have a connection broker sitting in front of several remote ...
0
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1answer
26 views

a client is requesting what are the bandwith requirements for remote desktop [duplicate]

I have about 10 users from this particular customer. He's a cheapo so he's trying to get by with the least he can. What is the minimum a Windows 2008 remoteapp should be per user? Is there any ...
0
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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 ...
1
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1answer
83 views

Remote desktop client MAC address

Is it possible to determine client mac-address in remote desktop services session? Clients connect over internet. How can I get it? Server: Win Server 2008 R2 or 2012
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votes
3answers
129 views

how do I have a windows group automatically map a drive on connection?

I have 3 different windows user groups. Each group needs to have a certain drive mapped, unique to that group. Is there a way to say x group maps to y drive every time they connect? If I put ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Manage redirected print queues from RD users on Server 2008 as Administrator

How can I view the all the print queues on a 2008 server, even redirected ones created by remote desktop users? When I log into a Server 2008 Server as Administrator, and I view the Printers folder ...
0
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1answer
77 views

Brute Force Attacks - What Else Can I Do?

I am running a Windows 2008 Server which is racked in a data center. Over the last week I have noticed a lot of attempts to brute force login to the box via RDP. Here is what I have in place: Win ...
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1answer
116 views

Allowing remote desktop over 2 different NICs

I have 2 networks plugged into a server 2008 R2 box. Both are separate vlans with internet connections. I want network B to be able to remote desktop into the server using IP 10.20.0.16 and network A ...
2
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2answers
98 views

Use group policy to force certain security groups to log off remote desktop sessions

I'm having difficulty creating a GPO that will be applied only to certain computers and security groups. Here is what I would like to do. I have an OU with several computers in them. I would like to ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Remote desktop settings grayed out for windows server 2008

I am remotely connected to a box(as an administrator) running windows server 2008. However when I go to system properties >> remote, the options for remote desktop are grayed out. Does anyone know why ...
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1answer
168 views

File associations will not stick when setting up a mandatory profile on Windows 2008

I currently have 3 users using a mandatory profile on my Windows 2008 remote desktop server. I have managed to get everything to play nice by changing registry permissions, setting up permissions on ...
2
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1answer
55 views

Test Multiple Server for login (WIndows 2008)

I currently run a PING sanity check test (batch file with result file) on over 80 servers in 4 environment. But, even if we "ping" ok 100% of the servers, it doesn't mean that the machine are working ...
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votes
1answer
33 views

How to locking window server 2008 dont use shortcurt key? [closed]

I want to only use mouse to lock window server 2008 when i using remote desktop and dont want to disconnect because im copying file from server. How can I do this ?
0
votes
3answers
93 views

Remotely enable remote desktop on Windows server 2008

So I got myself in a complicated situation. I have my Windows server 2008 box, currently with no monitor, keyboard or mouse attached to it (I set it up once, enabled remote connection and detached all ...
0
votes
1answer
424 views

“There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” when trying to remote desktop to a VM after a power failure

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a virtual machine (vmware, Windows Server 2008 R2). I was connected to the SQL Server from another virtual machine via SQL Server Management Studio, then a power ...
0
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1answer
83 views

how to apply RDP session timeouts to a local group in Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows 2008 R2 64-bit, not a member of Active Directory. Created local group named RDP_Session_Settings. The group has a number of local users in it, but not all local users that exist on that ...
8
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1answer
149 views

What's the sense in having RemoteDesktopUsers without “log on through Remote Desktop Services” privilege? [closed]

Recently Microsoft changed the default policies in Windows Azure Guest OSs (Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012). One of the changes is that now only members of Administrators group have ...
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1answer
34 views

Connect Server C Drive with out using RDC

We have some issue in connecting the server via Remote Desktop Connection. It is not at all connecting As the server got low memory space in c drive we are unable to connect. I would like to know is ...
0
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2answers
387 views

RDP in 2008 R2 domain no longer working - possible Kerberos issue

Everything was working fine and no changes were made. For no apparent reason, we can no longer RDP to any domain computers except for the domain controllers themselves. This includes Windows 7 clients ...
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votes
1answer
106 views

web browsing(client side functionality) in ie slow over remote desktop

Is there anything that can be done to speed up IE, browsing on localhost, on a remote desktop connection? I know the obvoius answer is to just use the browser on your own machine, but it would be a ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

showing local username instead of system name in remote desktop connection on server 2008 r2

I need to do a little customization in network. I have a server 2008R2, placed in another network, can have multiple sessions. Multiple users access it at the same time and resolving the actual user ...
0
votes
2answers
558 views

What could cause Windows Login to reject every user credential?

I try to connect to a Windows Server 2008; I can get to the login screen but any login attempt fails. I tried local and domain users, admin/not admin... Using 'PsExec', I am able to open a remote ...
0
votes
1answer
295 views

I can't have remote desktop connection to server 2008r2

I've got a server running windows 2008r2 and I can remote from a pc running xp to it finely.But when I wanna have remote connection from my pc running windows 7 ,it says remote computer could not ...
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1answer
334 views

Uanble to set ScreenSaver on Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server

I am unable to set ScreenSaver on windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server. It is in Workgroup, The ScreenSaver work fine if we take Console session, but it doesn't work in Remote Desktop Session. I ...
3
votes
2answers
607 views

Creating a whitelist for RDP access

Since people are getting unauthorized access to my Windows Server (bruteforced over several months..), I'd like to set up a whitelist for RDP access. I have tried the following with Windows Firewall ...
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2answers
1k views

Chrome Crashing on Remote Desktop Server

We have recently deployed a RDS server with about 10 remote users. 8GB RAM and Server 2008 R2. Chrome seems to crash with normal use - I've tried re-installing flash, chrome but no luck. No ...
1
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Remote desktop works only localy

Using Windows Server 2008 R2, I have configured a simple remote desktop access and IIS, then I used my external IP address to ensure that the default IIS web page is reached. I connected localy to ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

Remote Destkop into Server 2008R2 with Firewall On

I've got a fresh install of Remove Server 2008 R2, 64 bit. The problem is I can't Remote Destkop into it. I clicked 'Enable Remote Desktop' inside 'Initial Configuration Tasks', and set it to: ...
2
votes
2answers
225 views

How to restrict user to have single session on Windows terminal servers

I have two windows 2008 R2 Terminal servers and have given users access to both server to keep redundancy/ load sharing. How to restrict users from logging on both servers at same time?
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1answer
424 views

Run windows 2008 but keep display running

I am running an EC2 instance of Windows Server 2008 and need to capture video output of some running programs. My problem is that when I end the remote desktop session, the video is no longer sent in ...
4
votes
1answer
335 views

Server 2008 adit logs show 1000's of Failure Logon Attempts to the `Admin` account

I was just going through the logs of one of my servers and I noticed there are a ton of failed logon attempts for username Administrator, owner and Admin. I assume that these are bots since there is ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

One Active Directory, Multiple Remote Desktop Services (Server 2012 solution)

What I am trying to do is quite complex, so I figured I'd throw it out to a wider audience to see if anyone can find a flaw. What I am trying to do (as an MSP/VAR) is design a solution that will give ...
2
votes
1answer
100 views

Firefox ESR: Permissions

I have recently setup a development 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Host Server to test Firefox ESR 10.0.3. I can set the options to not check for updates and that works correctly. However a standard user ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer

At our office, any of our Windows 7 Clients get this error message when we try and RDP to a remote W2K8 Server outside of the office :- Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved ...
0
votes
1answer
293 views

Remotedesktop to windows 2008 server with 2 nics

Hi I have 2 NICs on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. nic1 with ip address 192.168.2.1 with gatewaty 192.168.2.254 and nic2 with ip address 10.96.6.253 with no gateway. The windows 2008 server is connected to ...
2
votes
2answers
772 views

Remote Desktop Services Licensing - Does server have to have a RDS role?

I recently set up a "micro" size Windows 2008 Datacenter server on Amazon AWS. My small group needs several concurrent RDS users to be able to access the machine. Without installing the "Remote ...
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2answers
326 views

Windows remote desktop is blocked by my country and the internet is very restricted

I have a dedicated server but my country recently blocked remote desktop connection, when i try to connect, i enter the username and password, then remote desktop connection window stuck at "Securing ...
4
votes
1answer
383 views

Can I have three Remote Desktop sessions to a 2008 server without installing Remote Desktop Services?

We can start 3 Remote Desktop sessions on Window Server 2003 without installing TS Licenses. (Two Remote Session (with mstsc) & third with mstsc /console or mstsc /admin i.e console session) This ...
2
votes
1answer
441 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

2008 R2 Remote desktop services login issue

I have installed and deployed a remote desktop server in a hyper-v clustered env. My question is - Is it normal to be able to view an active session by right clicking on the host VM and connecting ...
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vote
3answers
1k views

windows server 2008: How to identify who is logged on to the server

My windows server 2008 allows only one user to login at a given time. When another user tries to remote login into the same server, the previously active user's session gets disconnected. This is ...