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Remote assistance from Remote Desktop sessions: unable to control

Since Remote Control (aka Session Shadowing) is gone for good in Server 2012 Remote Desktop Session hosts, I am looking for a replacement to support users in a cross-domain environment. Since Remote ...
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Windows 2012 redirection of Com Ports for RDP connections

I am running windows 2012 with Remote Desktop Services How do I get my local windows 7 pc comport to redirected to an application running on the windows 2012 server. (I have enabled all local ...
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Remote desktop services

I am running Windows 2008 Server R2 with roles installed for Remote Desktop Services. I want to know how can I run both rd virtualization host server and rd session host on same system, as I am not ...
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External access to RDS not working

So I have an issue where I have setup a RDS environment: All servers are win 2008 R2 RDS1 - Licensing, gateway, broker RDS2,3,4 and RDS5 - Session Hosts. All in a farm called Farm1. I have a cert ...
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Remote Desktop Services login history

Is it possible to generate a report of past user logins to a Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Services server? The closest Event Viewer logs I can find are under Application and Services Logs --> ...
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How can I work around problems with certificate configuration in Remote Desktop Services?

I am setting up a Remote Desktop Services farm, and am having trouble configuring certificates for it to use. A demonstration of the problem I'm seeing can be found in Step #4. At this point I am ...
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Enable Sound for RDP in Windows Server 2012

I am loving remote desktop in Windows Server 2012. One problem - I can't figure out how to enable sound. The usual remote desktop/terminal services tools are missing in 2012. (See tsconfig.msc / ...
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Remote Desktop won't launch program upon user login

I'm using Windows 2008 R2 server and am trying to get it to launch a program automatically when a user logs in via Remote Desktop. RDP will bring up the desktop, and the program runs perfectly when ...
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tsconfig.msc / tsadmin.msc in Server 2012

I got used to tsconfig.msc and tsadmin.msc (aka Terminal Services Configuration / Terminal Services Administration MMC snapins) from the previous Windows versions and thus profoundly hate the ...
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MSTSC.EXE running in place of Explorer.exe USB Issues

We are using mstsc to replace explorer.exe on our thin clients. Everything works as intended except usb redirection. We have a USB device plugged into the thin client (thumbprint device). If I go ...
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Can't connect to the remote computer, remote desktop 2008 r2

Before all, sorry by my english. Well thats the situation, i have installed a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Remote Desktop services for accessing outside. What it's happening is that when i try to ...
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Why is the remote desktop service connected to a *random* IP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with a compromised server? I noticed some unusual network behaviour on my Windows web server 2008 R2 x64 server, when I investigated on Resource Monitor I ...
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Remote Desktop Services License on two Windows 2008 servers

Is it possible to share the same retail Remote Desktop Services License key across two different Windows 2008 servers on the same domain? My small business currently has a retail RDS License for 5 ...
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How do I change the domain name of my AD DS? [closed]

I recently set up a server with AD DC and used a mydomain.local address for it. I now would like to be able to access the server through remote desktop from outside my local network. So I have ...
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Excluding single user from global Remote Desktop Session Host setting

I'm having a problem with printers and remote desktop (terminal server). At the moment, I have set the Session Host settings to not allow default local printer to be set as default in the ...
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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 ...
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Why does RDP Licensing, license the same device multiple times?

I've got a Citrix XenApp 6.5 Farm running on Win 2008 R2 Servers. I purchased 200 Device RDP/Remote App Licenses for ~200 users. We went with Device licenses, because most of the end users use the ...
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Isolate multiple Terminal Server Sessions of the same user account

I have to publish a single application via RDP to anonymous users. The server(s) are Windows 2008 R2 and the user connection is handled using Ericom's WebConnect Solution. Which does not change much - ...
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How do I configure a single Windows Server 2012 as Remote Desktop Services installation

we (a small 5 employee company) ordered a hosted server to use it as a use-from-everywhere database frontend. Our database basically is a SQL Server 2008 with an MS Access frontend, which I intend to ...
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Disable RDC Welcome Screen in Windows 2008 R2

Is there a way to disable or bypass the "Welcome" screen I see when I'm using RDC to log in to a machine using saved credentials? I have startup task which launches an RDP session automatically to ...
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Microsoft VDI 2012 - VDI Personal collection vs Session-based deployment

I have a small confusion about the differences between the 2 types of set ups: When deploying using Add Roles and Features the Wizard requests to choose from one of two Deployment Scenarios: ...
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remote desktop services, cannot RDP to session host, always get gateway

I have RDS setup as 1 server hosting broker, web access, and gateway 2 servers as session hosts in a farm called farm1. Remoteapps work fine. So does the RDP app on the in the remoteapp list. ...
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Configure custom SSL certificate for RDP on Windows Server 2012 in Remote Administration mode?

So the release of Windows Server 2012 has removed a lot of the old Remote Desktop related configuration utilities. In particular, there is no more Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration utility ...
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Windows 2008 R2 RDS - Double Login

Issue: Double logins when connecting to RemoteApps or Remote Desktop Environment: Gateway = 1 server 2008 R2 - Roles = Gateway, Session Broker, Connection Mgr, Session Host Configuration server ...
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Remote Desktop Host Server and Domain Controller on one machine

According to this guide http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff817595(v=ws.10).aspx RDP host server should NOT be the domain controller. How then can this be set up using ONE machine? (not ...
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Apply Group Policy to Remote Desktop Services users but not when they log on to their local system

Running Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 with Remote Desktop Services role. I want to hide the servers drives using a GPO, but not the users local drives when they are logged on to their local ...
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RDP Windows 7 to Windows XP

---------- WarningMsg 10/16/2012 2:34:05 PM RDP disconnected! Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons: 1) Remote access to the server is not enabled 2) The ...
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How can I setup RD Gateway on the same server as TMG?

I have used the following guides with no luck: http://www.rayheffer.com/953/building-a-remote-desktop-gateway-rdg-rd-gateway-server/ ...
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How do you restrict application access thru RD Session Host in Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am setting up a new server with RDS. I want to control the access to applications I install for RDS host using Groups or Users. Is this possible? How? Let's say I have a set of 5 applications that ...
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Can't connect via Windows 2003 RDP to Windows 2008 R2 Server

Already asked this question on stackoverflow, but was told it should be here. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12404574/cant-connect-via-rdp-to-windows-2008-r2-server I just installed a Windows ...
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Remote Desktop Services Gateway Issue

Alright fellow techies here's the rundown. I have installed Server 2008 r2 Remote Dekstop Services on a VM in my network. I installed the following RD role services: RD Session Host, Licensing, ...
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Launch script on login to RDS - server side

I have a logon script that I want to be run when users login to remote desktop on my WinServer2008r2 box. I know I can do this client-side (in the RemoteDesktopClient "Run Program" options) but would ...
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Test RDWeb Externally Without SSL?

I want to eliminate Logmein costs. Currently, users go through Logmein to access their work desktops from home. I know I can use Remote Desktop Services in Sever 2008 R2 to eliminate this logmein cost ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal server internet radio streaming

I'm setting up a terminal server for a 5 user company to replace ageing windows xp desktops. At the moment I'm experimenting with internet radio streaming because a couple of users are accustomed to ...
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Permissions for RemoteApp but not RemoteDesktop

I'm running WinServer2008R2 with Remote Desktop Services. I want users to have access to RemoteApp, but not RemoteDesktop. Can permissions be granted for only RemoteApp? Thanks- Jonathan
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Remote Desktop Services In A Virtual VMWare Environment

I have a quick question regarding Microsoft Remote Desktop Services in a virtualized environment using VMWare. This environment will actually be hosted in a large data center with in a cloud that is ...
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What does shadow /V actually do?

According to shadow: C:\Users\mark.henderson>shadow /? Monitor another Remote Desktop Services session. SHADOW {sessionname | sessionid} [/SERVER:servername] [/V] sessionname ...
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Remote Desktop Services - VPN or Web Gateway?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box running RDS and a remote system that needs to connect to it. It seems like I have two options to open it up to the world: Use the RDS Web Gateway Setup a VPN to ...
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Teminal Services Manager or RDS - managing user access to specific applications

I have a project that I am purposing my company go to a TS or RDS system rather than a tradition desktop environment. The issue that I've been asked to research is if we can restrict a certain amount ...
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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 ...
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Remote Desktop Services roaming profile leaving local copy after logoff

I have a Windows 2008 Remote Desktop Server and a GPO redirecting Remote Desktop Services profiles to a netapp share. This works with one caveat. I am getting a local profile written as well as the ...
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Printing from Amazon VPC Windows Remote Desktop Server

I spun up a Remote Desktop Server instance on Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud service... What's the best/easiest way to print from the VPC to local printers? The local printers are IP based, but not ...
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RemoteApp shows no certificate available but RD Session host finds it fine

I am trying to set up remote app for a internal domain. I have a Root CA that is trusted my all of the end computers, that cert has signed a wildcard cert I am trying to use for the server. I added ...
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Why does Terminal Services open WMI, RPC, and NB ports in the firewall?

After adding the Remote Desktop Session Host roll to a server the following firewall rules get created and are enabled by default. Name Group Profile ...
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What does “Use mandatory profiles on the RD Session Host server” do?

The description for "Use mandatory profiles on the RD Session Host server" is a little ambiguous: This policy setting allows you to specify whether Remote Desktop Services uses a mandatory ...
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How can I launch RemoteApp on Windows Server from server itself at startup

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 with RDS and custom desktop (GUI) application installed on the server. The app is started as RemoteApp on server by user from his desktop computer (or, sometimes, he can ...
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User-based HTTP Host to IP redirection on a Windows Terminal Server

I've just setup a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server with IE9, it's intended to be used for testing. Unfortunately the web-bods tell me they ALL have a local apache on their machines and they've all ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 RDS solution for remote employees

I have a customer who would like to add remote employees to his company, but would rather not get a computer for each new employee (would effectively need 2 per employee....one with the employee, one ...
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Sometimes RDP shows certificate warning and kerberos single sign-on does not work

I'm using Windows 7 and the Servers are Windows 2008 R2. So far there are at least 4 Servers that show this behavior. Sometimes I get a warning when trying to connect via RDP stating the certificate ...