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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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1answer
38 views

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
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terminal service remoteapp disappears when opening file

Every domain user has a mapped drive with a label of N: This is where the software and data is kept. For now, a user must run an installer on their local machine and adjust the "target" and "start ...
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164 views

Windows Remote-App Server 2012 Office 2013 User Settings not saved

I have a Windows Server 2012 with RemoteApps enabled. It's running the latest Patches etc. It has Office 2013 installed and Excel and Word are shared to all users. Now I got the Problem that after ...
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2answers
957 views

Windows 2008 terminal server - How to restrict access to DVD/floppy?

I has a very simple task. I need to block access to removable media (CD, DVD, floppy, USB drives etc.) on a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server for users and allow it for admins. I tried to enable the ...
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0answers
154 views

Disable Clipboard Mapping for RDP VPN Users

On Windows, Terminal Services configuration allows you to enable or disable 'Clipboard Mapping' for RDP. However, is it possible to selectively enable or disable this? i.e. If I want to enable ...
1
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1answer
159 views

Terminal Server, Domain User can see folder and files saved in D: drive

I want to set a Group Policy or something like that for old domain user and for new domain user, in a way that the domain user must not be able to see each other folder and files, if they login into ...
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1answer
54 views

SSH tuneling and machine selection [closed]

With putty on Windows I added some tunnel for terminal service through ssh 6664 > 192.168.20.44:3389 6665 > 192.168.20.45:3389 6666 > 192.168.20.46:3389 So when I connect with client to ...
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3answers
1k views

Instability issues on Windows 2003 R2 32-bit Terminal Servers

We are experiencing issues with instability on some of our Windows 2003 32-bit TS'. After a lot of Googling my suspicions are that it is running out of Page Table Entries (PTE's). From what I can ...
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1answer
2k views

File and folder permissions: You'll need to provide administrator permission to move this file

I have a Windows Server 2008 (Terminal Server) with one NTFS disk. I'm trying to give remote desktop users (local group containing an AD group) modify permissions for this drive (E:). I gave them ...
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2answers
140 views

What limits the maximum number of connections for a Terminal Server?

We have a several Windows Server 2008 application servers in our organization. Some of them have Terminal Server role enabled. What is the mechanisim that limit the number of user connections for ...
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1answer
4k views

Terminal Server: how to map network drive for all users?

I'm using Windows Server 2008 as a Terminal Server. How can I map a network drive for all users? Should I use a logon script and net use command? Where should I put it?
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3answers
287 views

Windows Server 2008 setup and requirements for 25 remote desktop clients

I want to setup a Windows Server 2008 machine and use it as Terminal Server. I want to setup 25 clients (max) that will usually run applications like office apps, IDE's, or sometimes even ...
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2answers
119 views

Terminal Server lags When users logs on?

First I have to say that my knowledge about Windows Terminals Server is very limited. At my friend's job they have a terminal server with maximum 11 users. They also have one computer for the AD and ...
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2answers
109 views

Getting an Intermittent Error through Windows Terminal Server: “Because of an error in data encryption this session will end”

I have a user who is getting this error Intermittently from a terminal server session through windows 2003: "Because of an error in data encryption, this session will end". Any idea why this is ...
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0answers
405 views

Can Google Chrome Frame be installed on a Windows Terminal Server?

Thinking about installing it on our Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server, but I cannot find any documentation if it work correctly in that environment. I'd want it to be the default renderer for all of ...
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3answers
1k views

Running a Linux terminal server (multi-user) which is compatible with Microsoft Terminal Services Client

My situation is that I have a VPS that I have recently purchased just to tinker with (through Linode, if that matters) and I would like to setup a 2-3 user Terminal Server compatible with the windows ...
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2answers
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Windows 2003/2008 terminal server, Application using 95-100% CPU when crashed, auto kill process?

We are currently hosting two terminal servers for our users to connect to via Citrix Metaframe. One of the applications we host there is an inhouse application that was programmed a long time ago, ...
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Windows Server 2003 Terminal server easiest way to view all mapped drives for all users and the drive status

The Net Use command will only show me what drives that only I have mapped when I am logged into the server. What is the easiest way to see all mapped drives for all users and the status of the ...
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1answer
580 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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2answers
601 views

Win 2003 Terminal Server Keeps Crashing

Welcome to my morning emergency: System is Windows 2003 SP2, operating as a terminal server. There are several printers shared from this system, and users connecting also map their locally mapped ...
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2answers
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What's the maximum number of concurrent sessions running on Terminal Server?

I need to know the answer from different aspects. 1) Where can I set the maximum number of concurrent sessions in the admin tools? 2) What's the most common hardware configuration for a Terminal ...
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3answers
5k views

Recommended PDF Reader for Windows Terminal Server Environment

Right now, I have Adobe Reader 9.0.0 installed on my Win 2003 Terminal Server. Before I just go ahead and update it to version 9.4, does anyone have an experience with a better PDF Reader for a ...
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6answers
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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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4answers
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automatically login once windows 2003 server starts

I have a non-daemon server app that my windows 2003 server needs to run all the time. The problem is, every time the server restarts, be it electricity or windows update, someone needs to press ctrl ...
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7answers
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Terminal Server/Citrix XenApp alternative? [closed]

Is there something less costly than Citrix XenApp and something better than Windows TS? The industry seems to be dominated by citrix. I'm currently using Windows 2000 Server Terminal Server, but now ...
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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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1answer
143 views

Can't login through RDP - “Local Policy of this system does Not Permit You to Log On Interactively”

We have an old windows 2000 terminal server (which is also a domain controller). THe error we're getting is "Local Policy of this system does Not Permit You to Log On Interactively" The user is part ...
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3answers
839 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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5answers
2k views

Unable to logon using terminal server connection

I have several W2K3 SP2 servers, admin TS enabled. I discovered this morning, I was unable to logon into some of them. I've a couple of Citrix servers in different farms, a SAP (IA64) app server and a ...
2
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4answers
1k views

Is the common use of 'Add-ons' (on Firefox) recommended for terminal server installs?

Is the use of 'Add-ons' on Firefox safe (stable) and secure on a terminal server? The install of a few Firefox add-ons has been recently proposed to us for our Terminal Server users. Has anyone had ...
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4answers
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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
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Terminal Services License Server will only issue temporary licenses

I have a Windows 2003 machine as a license server and two Windows 2000 servers running Terminal Services. For some reason I can't fathom, the license server will only issue temporary licenses. If I ...
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4answers
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Printer driver crashing terminal server

We've got a terminal server that locks up frequently (well, explorer hangs, not a complete freeze; we can 'fix' it by restarting the print spooler service) due to a bad printer driver. The event log ...
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3answers
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Is it possible to “detach” TS 2008 remote app?

Is it possible to close an open TS 2008 remote app but keep it running in the background? With a possibility to reconnect?