"Remote Desktop Services" is a component of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer. It allows its users to run applications on a remote server, sending only mouse/keyboard input and screen updates across the network. In previous versions of Windows Server it was known as "Terminal Services".

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Program displays correctly only when tested from Compatability Wizard

The environment: Windows 2012R2 RDS in a VMWare ESXi environment The problem: We have a program that is not displaying correctly when launched. The toolbar is not being displayed and window ...
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RemoteApp causes issue with combobox popup

I have written an application that is installed on Remote Desktop Session host server (Windows 2012 R2) that is published as a RemoteApp in my organisation. This application allows users at certain ...
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AX 2009 Document Management File Handlers

Background Dynamics AX 2009 allows you to attach files to various records, e.g. associating a word document with a customer record. The file types you can choose are defined under Basic > Setup > ...
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Remote Desktop: What is the difference between “Run these programs at logon” and “Start the following program on connection”?

My organization is running a Terminal Server Farm in order to provide a specific application to the users. The setup consists of a AD domain controller plus two Terminal Servers running the Remote ...
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How does a running application behave when a remote desktop session “ends”? [closed]

I'd like to know how an application running in the user session is affected by the user's RDP session being disconnected, aborted, shutdown, or whatever actions could be invoked on a RDP session. ...
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Windows Embedded thin client vs fat Windows client updates

I'm currently investigating options regarding thin clients following a move to a system based on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. Currently users are using their existing desktops as RDP clients, ...
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Remote Desktop Server does not update group policies

I have a domain with 4 Remote Desktop Servers running Win2k8 R2. If i change the GPO on my domain controller for the Remote Desktop Servers i am having some issues. After running: gpupdate /force ...
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Visual Studio's Just-In-Time Debugger window appears in randomly chosen RDP Session

On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server with Remote Desktop Services installed and multiple users logged on, the Visual Studio Just-In-Time Debugger window may appear on any RDP session, not necessarily ...
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How to make Remote Desktop Services Deployment visible in Windows 2012R2 server manager when logging with a different user?

We have an high availability setup for Remote Desktop Services (Windows 2012R2 datacenter edition) all servers are member of "Domain A": 2 Domain controllers : DCA01, DCA02 1 Gateway ...
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Activate a Remote Desktop License Server without GUI

Trying to automate Windows Server 2012 R2 installation of services and configuration. I was able to install the RDS License Server Windows Feature via Powershell Add-WindowsFeature RDS-Licensing, ...
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Does Windows 10 Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) work with Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services (RDS)?

Ever since I upgraded to Windows 10, I've been having issues with RSAT to administer an RDS Windows Server 2012 R2 deployment. At first, the preview of the RSAT tools didn't work well and I chalked it ...
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Editing the Session Collection disk size in Server 2012 R2

I created a Remote Desktop Services Session Collection a few weeks ago using Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. I am now realizing I overdid the Maximum Size in the user profile disks section, and ...
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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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Server 2012 and RDP Properties

I am looking to change RDP-Tcp-Properties security layer to: 'RDP security layer' in Windows Server 2012. Looked up: Windows 2012 R2 - RDP properties? However this server has no RD features/roles ...
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Running Bloomberg Anywhere Terminal on Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services Environment

Hello Internet Brain Trust! We have a Windows 2012 R2 box running RDS and would like to run the Bloomberg Desktop Terminal. We know of others running this configuration with one difference: -> We ...
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Force user to change AD password at logon before Explorer loads?

Background: In our environment, users log onto a Windows 7 PC and then launch a full-screen Citrix XenApp (same as Microsoft RDSH) desktop. Citrix Reciever with single-sign on is used to launch the ...
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can't add RDSH to existing collections: Unable to retrieve the session collection properties

For the last couple of days we are unable to add a session host to our collection, we tried with server manager and powershell, we added domains to the collection group, we moved the server to a OU ...
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Impossible to remove remote desktop license server

The server that was the license server for my remote desktop server was decommissioned, so I want to remove it from the configuration. If I go in Server Manager > Remote Desktop Services > ...
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USB Barcode scanners Redirect order RDP on windows 2008r2

I'm trying to get barcode scanners (usb, Motorola LS3578 is my test model) so re-direct over RDP, but i cant seem to get very far. The scanner works ok locally on the client, if i plug it into the ...
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RemoteApp running multiple instances of an app that is started using published software

AppLaunch.exe is published for RemoteApp.It is a simple app with a login window which starts App.exe on a successful login. As a result there are multiple instances of App.exe after client ...
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RDC Issue To Server 2008 R2

I have a unique server setup and before you say anything, yes I know RDC isn't the best way to remote to a server but these are the constraints I have to deal with. Anyway I have a network of 4 ...
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Remote Desktop Farm Deployment ports

I'm in an environment where the firewall is very strict (as in every port is closed unless requested to be opened). When deploying my 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Farm through PowerShell I'm getting to ...
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What factor enables the Remote Desktop dialogue to be displayed in System Properties?

Win 7/8 I can't establish an RDC connection into certain PC's on my physical local network. I checked all the typical issues present in about 40-50 Super User, Stack Overflow, Server fault and ...
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Remote desktop Gateway on SBS 2011 service will not stay running

Our SBS 2011 server has been up several years now, and working properly with RWW, OWA, and Remote Desktop Gateway. We use the Internal Website (SharePoint) for a few company information Documents, and ...
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Can't access remote desktop services - server pool contains RD Connection Broker servers that are both clustered and not clustered

We've had a random error crop up that's preventing us from publishing remote apps. Every time we go to manage Remote Desktop Services in Server Manager, we're greeted with the above error. We only ...
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Installing Remote Desktop Connection Broker on Server 2012 R2 - Windows Internal Database Logon Error

Getting issues installing the Remote Desktop Broker feature on Windows Server 2012 R2. I have tried to install via Server Manager, Powershell's New-SessionDeployment and Add-WindowsFeature, all get ...
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Printer Redirection RDS Gateway

I have a 2012 R2 RDS environment with a Farm containing two RDS servers, RDS Broker and RDS Gateway. Previously, I had printer redirection disabled, but I'm bringing on some users that need this ...
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Windows Search in Outlook 2013 on Remote Desktop Service Windows Server 2012R2

I have a single server that runs Windows 2012 R2 (installed on a HP Proliant ML350 g8 with 16Gb or ram). The server owns : Active Directory and RDS desktops. I know that's not the best pratice but for ...
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Selenium Grid - Remote Desktop Services vs Hyper-V VMs

We want to create multiple (say 50) virtual environments to run concurrent Selenium tests in against a certain browser (say Internet Explorer). The most common way to configure this appears to be ...
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Why in Windows 2008R2 hkey_users sub keys does not match user profiles count?

I'm trying to set default proxy setting for all users (including remote desktop users) via the registry ( under HKEY_USERS\<USER_SID>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet ...
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RDS 2012R2 - Seperate Application Farm

We currently have a RDS 2012R2 Farm which consists of 1 Gateway, 2 Brokers in HA, and 3 Session Hosts. The company is expanding to move more and more users to RDS infrastructure. We have put in ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Services

I have a AD Server (DC) and a Member Server set up on one computer as a test lab. I have an administrator account and an account called KDM. I have KDM as member of Remote Desktop Users and each ...
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remote desktop gateway licensing mode for administrator only usage [duplicate]

I have setup a remote desktop gateway but only intend to use it for administrative access to servers. Correct me if I am wrong but as long as I am only using the RD Gateway for administrative ...
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Printing over remote desktop

I have a server running 2012 r2 and a customer who is working on the server remotely who uses a Konica Minolta bizhub C353 printer. The printer appears to be redirected OK, it is visible on the ...
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Looking for suggestions with a program that doesn't allow multiple sessions

We are running a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with Remote Desktop Services. The idea is that everybody can log in and run company software that requires extensive configuration, that way we only ...
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Can a Windows XP client connect to a RemoteApp hosted on Server 2008 R2?

Can a Windows XP client (running SP3 if that matters) connect to a RemoteApp hosted on a Server 2008 R2 RDSH server? I've searched the Internet for an answer but keep finding information explaining ...
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WS2012R2 RemoteApp Server refuses to remember password

I have a problem that's puzzling me and I can't quite put my finger on it. We have two VMs, running Windows Server 2012 R2, both configured with Remote Desktop Services and running the RemoteApp ...
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Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions on Client Workstation

I have a Windows Server 2008 setup with a domain and 5 workstations connected to it. I can have up to 10 people using remote desktop on the server at the same time. However, I cannot get more than ...
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ADFS server is also Remote Desktop server - constant prompts HTTP 401 error

Our Remote Desktop server (2008 R2) is also hosting the IIS ADFS site. ADFS works beautifully for internal and external clients. Except, if I try to connect with a service that uses ADFS from the ...
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Windows Events for Remote Desktop logon failure

According to ref the logon types 10 and 3 in windows events are represnting Logon Type 10 = RemoteInteractive Logon & Logon Type 3 = Network Logon But when i tried to connect a Windows machine ...
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How to give permissions to user (not admin) to access task manager WS 2012 R2?

I have a terminal server with ws 2012 R2. In it I have installed domain server and remote desktop services. I have administrator account, and other account without administrator rights called ...
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Remote Desktop Licensing, RemoteAPP [duplicate]

I am going to use RemoteAPP to publish a few administration tools but I ran into a problem with Remote Desktop Licensing which made me confused. Currently I am stuck at a windows saying that it want ...
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RDS 2012 R2 and Remote Desktop Collection: Change “Remote Computer” value

Somewhere along the line, I went down the rabbit hole trying to avoid a SAN certificate and get away with a single certificate that would cover the RDWeb/Gateway/host of the single-server deployment ...
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Windows 2008 Cert Authority only issuing certificates for 10 days

I am trying to get a certificate for my Remote Desktop server on my AD. When I submit the request through the Certificate Authority snap in it generates a certificate that is only valid for a few days ...
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Remote Web desktop requires Admin rights for initial launch

A client of ours has begun a rollout of a system that requires the use of Remote Desktop Web Access for their NOC. Each site is configured for RDWA and has a unique URI. When accessing the web ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS “We can't verify who created this file” on mapped drive (but not local)

When I attempt to launch an application on a mapped drive (mapped to a location on the server) when logged in through remote desktop services to Windows Server 2012 R2, I get the following warning ...
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Unable to install RD Connection Broker role service on server

I'm currently having a lot of difficulty trying to setup a new RDS 2012 R2 Session Deployment. New-SessionDeployment -ConnectionBroker servername -SessionHost servername -WebAccessServer ...
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Unable to install Remote Desktop connection broker role service [closed]

I'm trying to do some testing of Remote Desktop Services and I have installed a fresh version of Windows Server 2012 R2 on a brand new computer. I have added this server onto my domain and logged in ...
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Windows Indexing filling up with hidden files

How can I see or control why Windows Indexing is filling up this drive? See this report from Tree Size (as Administrator): Only about 200 GB is reported, but Windws says 254 GB used. Now when I ...
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How do I enable Remote Desktop Connection on a domain controller?

So I've come to the conclusion that something by default must prevent RDC from operating on a 2012 R2 DC. This particular post (link) suggests RDC on a DC is a bad idea and the I understand the ...