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36 views

Remote desktop instant logoff on disconnect?

I'm having a weird quirk on a Windows 8.1 VM that I'm using as a public-facing Remote Desktop slave, in that upon a client disconnect, the sessions is immediately logged off. This occurs ...
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1answer
45 views

How to downsample an image to match a 16-bit color mode for RDP sessions? [closed]

I am setting up a terminal server farm where the desktop shows our corporate branded background image. The problem is that the RDP session is limited to 16-bit color, and it creates a visible and ...
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2answers
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Does there exist a software-based virtual graphics driver?

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 terminal server as a Hyper-V VM on a brand new Cisco UCS blade running Server 2012 R2. I need the terminal server to support modern display resolutions at ...
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0answers
147 views

Server 2008 R2 How to Change Windows 7 Basic Theme Color

We're deploying thin clients connecting to a terminal server farm. The computers have high visibility to the public and I would like them to at least look presentable and not like something out of ...
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0answers
54 views

What's the Correct Way to Implement Certificates on an RDS Farm?

We currently deploying six terminal servers in a farm that will be accessed by thin clients running Windows Embedded. The idea behind the thin clients is to have a seamless single-sign on whereby as ...
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1answer
175 views

Terminal Server Licensing (per device) in a dual boot environment: 1 or 2 licenses per PC? [duplicate]

in our company I have a few computers that are already Windows 7 clients to a Windows Server 2008 R2 but are now supposed to receive an additional Linux installation as a dual-boot option. The ...
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0answers
133 views

Switch User Option on Screen Saver Lock Screen

I am using Windows Server 2012 for remote desktop services. I currently have policy set for all users screen saver to lock after 5 minutes of inactivity. When logged in on the actual machine, this ...
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1answer
89 views

Clipboard Stops Working over RDP?

On our Windows Server 2003 we host a MS-Access application (*.mdb), the users today were complaining that when they copied anything to the clipboard either to or from the RDP window, the clipboard was ...
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1answer
355 views

Uninstall Remote Desktop Session Host

I want to remove the Remote Desktop Session Host on a new VM that was installed as part of a test script to take a vanilla VM to a Terminal Server. However, upon uninstalling the above I wasn't unable ...
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8answers
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Mouse cursor jumps around when using RDP

We have over 350 users complaining that their mouse cursor keeps jumping around when typing. It seems like it's happening when the protocol is starved for bandwith, but I'm not quite sure yet. If it ...
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1answer
493 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 ...
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2answers
2k 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 ...
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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
83 views

RD server and CALs tracking

I have installed a RD server on 2008R2 and activated the server, installed my 3 CALs per users. How can i track which user is using which CALs? Because so far i've only found how to to reports and ...
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2answers
331 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
130 views

Identify remote desktop client software and OS when user logs into Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop

We would like to detect what devices & what programs users are using to connect to the Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop. In particular, we would like to have an ability to detect the remote devices ...
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0answers
343 views

How to disable Windows Server 2003 terminal server PIN login without losing smart card support?

The users of a Windows Server 2003 terminal server should be able to use their national identity card (a smart card) inside the terminal session. This requires the Remote Desktop Connection's [x] ...
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1answer
255 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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2answers
1k views

Linux equivalent to RDP and TS Gateway

Windows, TS and TS Gateway: A wonderful combination for remote working. How can you deliver a similar user experience with Linux as the server side platform? Ideally the clients would be Windows, but ...
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1answer
308 views

Remote Desktop Admin Disabled after Terminal Services Enabled

I have a windows 2003 standard server that we've always used the Remote Desktop Admin (max 2 sessions). Yesterday, I enabled terminal services on the server, to look into expanding that max sessions. ...
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1answer
459 views

Terminal Services Licensing Server Does Not Hand Out Available CALs (Error 22)

We have a TSLS (2008 SP2, not R2) issuing both 2003 and 2008 Per Device CALs. I have no Issues with the 2008 CALs. It has 5 or so batches of 2003 CALs, and hands out some (group A), but not others ...
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1answer
110 views

Controlling Terminal Services Session w/ elevated rights

I would imagine that this question is really quite stupid, but I have to ask. I need to reset a mail profile on my terminal server. The problem is that the admin who set up the terminal server ...
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1answer
12k views

How do I hide Administrative Tools on Windows Server 2008 R2 using group-policy?

We're locking down our terminal server machine for remote desktop users and can't seem to find how to hide Administrative Tools from the Start Menu for remote desktop users. thank you!
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1answer
354 views

Accessing Remote Desktop without Terminal Services on Windows 2003

We have a Windows 2003 server that out of the box we installed and ran Terminal Services. Now however the trial period is over and I am getting an error looking for a licence. Remote Desktop ...
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1answer
166 views

redundant/multi-site terminal server

We have a Hyper-V cluster running 5 virtual terminal servers using HA. We need to be able make this system redundant and so if this site was to fail our users could log into the backup system at ...
0
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1answer
593 views

Windows 2000 Remote Desktop Alternative with Higher Screen Resolution

Can anyone suggest an alternative to the Windows Remote Desktop Client for Windows 2000 Professional that will allow for a screen resolution larger than the fixed 1600 x 1200? I am trying to get to ...
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4answers
621 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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1answer
7k views

Install Certificate in RDP-TCP properties

I'm trying to get certificates to work on our Windows 2008 Terminal server. Currently when we log on using RDP 6.1 client we get an certificate warning saying that the rdp.geas.local certificate is ...
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3answers
5k views

Remote Desktop App Won't Allows Connections

I have one of those iphones... (don't hate me too much), and a free app called 'Remote Lite'. We have a client who has a 2008 Standard x86 Terminal Server and another 2008 Standard 2008 x86 server ...
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3answers
319 views

What's the most efficient way to set up an a remote desktop server with Linux?

I need my Windows users to have a remote desktop (via RDP or VNC, I suppose, or maybe there's something better) on a Linux server to run desktop applications (the most important of which is a Win32 ...
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1answer
769 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 ...
3
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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 ...
0
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1answer
492 views

Cannot log on to a remote server using rdp from windows 7 machine when I am remotley connected to that machine from Mac (OS 10.6)

Bear withe me, here is my set up. I use my 27" iMac 3.06GHz Core 2 Duo 4GB Ram to connect to my work desktop running Windows 7. From there I can administer other remote servers. Here is the problem. ...
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3answers
5k views

How do I remove the on screen keyboard from the logon screen in Windows Remote Desktop Server 2008 R2?

The on screen keyboard (OSK) from the "ease of access" tools pops up on EVERY connect to the server, even if you have not activated it. I can't seem to find a control panel or reg setting to switch ...
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6answers
9k views

Logging in as the same user multiple times in Remote Desktop Windows Server 2008

Quick question: I have a situation where I need to let multiple people on different PCs log into one server 2008 machine as administrator simultaneously over remote desktop. I have the CALs for it, ...
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2answers
1k views

Terminal Services - prevent users from using local printers in remote session

We have a weird problem that manifests when users log onto a server via RDP and they have the "Printers" box checked in the "Local Resouces" tab of the Remote Desktop Client. Basically, the server's ...
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3answers
3k views

Remote Desktop: logoff all sessions of a user

Somebody could provide me a tip on how could I make a script file (.cmd) which logs off the current user AND all other open sessions with same username? E.g.: I'm logged into three TS sessions with ...
3
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3answers
846 views

Terminal Services Explained

Can someone cleanly delineate the following services/roles for me? I'm lost in the MS TechNet explanations. Terminal Services Web Access Terminal Services Gateway Terminal Services Remote App ...
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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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2answers
3k views

Play audio on Windows 2008r2 Terminal server when remotely connected

I have a Win2008r2 box with terminal services, and I'd like to connect with RDP6.1 from a Win7 box, and play sounds on the server. I've configured the remote desktop host to allow audio redirection, ...
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3answers
7k views

Remote Desktop Client toolbar default to pinned

One of our remote desktop client users likes to have the title bar always displayed. She used to be able to click the "tack" and pin the title bar down. However, the system is no longer remembering ...
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3answers
1k views

Launch local apps from a remote desktop session?

We have users connect to a Windows Server 2003 terminal server using XP's stock Remote Desktop client. Web browsing is disabled on the terminal server; users are instructed to use their local web ...
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0answers
331 views

Is there a way to enable Terminal Server Compatibility for all applications?

My environment has a lot of legacy applications (not TSAWARE) which need to access scanners on our terminal servers (and need access to the WINDOWS\TWAIN_32 folder to do so). Terminal Server ...
4
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2answers
4k views

How do I set up timeout for remote desktop users?

In my job I usually have to connect to several different servers with remote desktop. However, more often than not I will get the message "Terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed ...
0
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1answer
251 views

Remote desktop connection to server with TS and remote connection enabled

I have a Server 2008 install with the Terminal Server role enabled, and Remote Desktop enabled. If I try and connect to it with Remote Desktop Connection, how can I choose which sort of desktop I'm ...
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5answers
9k views

Remote Desktop Session Black after Minimize

PROBLEM: When I minimize a remote desktop session and restore it, the remote desktop screen shows up black. This only happens when connecting to a particular computer. DETAILS: If I start clicking ...
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2answers
859 views

Using TS Gateway to manage remotely installed servers

We are developing a product that runs on Windows Server 2008. This product gets installed into a customers environment running on dedicated hardware (that we own or at least service) using Server ...
4
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4answers
8k views

terminal server has exceeded max number of allowed connections

when I try to connect to a remote windows 2003 server via remote desktop connection I get the following exception: "Terminal server has exceeded max number of allowed connections" Ho can I find out ...
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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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1answer
287 views

Share a local printer in a remote session under Linux

Do you know of an opensource equivalent of TSE under linux which can manage local printers?