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How to configure Chrome on a Terminal Server

I have installed Google Chrome on a Windows 2003 Terminal Server and I now want to configure it for the users. How do I do that? For example clear cookies when browser close, set favorites and the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 STD doesn't accept first attempt to RDP

I have a terminal server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and there is strange issue that I cannot connect to the server via RDP when I try to do this for the first time, but after first ...
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How to transfer user log in automatically into terminal server?

I have a network setup where a user logs into a local station then starts a remote desktop session into a terminal server when they can do their work. Now what I'm trying to do is changing the ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Cluster - can we force some users to a specific server?

Given an RDS cluster with NLB, users connect and login to one of the servers at random. But there is one program that's only available on one of the servers (licensing reasons). Can we force a group ...
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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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Monitoring when users login to a Terminal Server

Really looking for some ideas (ideally nothing 3rd party based) that we could implement to monitor when users login to a Terminal Server (and log off if possible) so we can monitor activity. Thanks! ...
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PXE bootable image for terminal server?

We have 300 windows xp machines on cruddy old hardware across the company. With extended support for XP ending April next year we're looking into our options. Couple of options: Replace the 300 ...
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Terminal Server CPU usage at 100%

I'm running a terminal server with around 50-60 users,and every so often the server will go from > 40% usage to 100%. I took a closer look an it seems every time this happens, a different user or two ...
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Using UCC SSL certificate on multiple servers

I have a UCC SSL certificate for my Exchange server, and want to add an SSL certificate to my terminal server. Is it reasonable to add another Subject Alternate Name to the same certificate and use it ...
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terminal server, hide desktop icons doesn't work as expected

In the User part of a GPO that i activate for users who log on a terminal server, i tried to set the Administrative Templates, Desktop, "Hide and disable all objects on the desktop" (may be that the ...
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prevent explorer.exe from launching internet explorer

In a Windows Terminal Server (2003 R2) where the users are not allowed to run a remote desktop, but just the applications they want (that's Citrix work), i've published "Explorer.exe" for the users to ...
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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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Fully delete roaming profile on terminal server upon user logoff

We're using roaming profiles on our terminal servers (running Win2k8). Occasionally, it is necessary to delete some of them, for example because of corruption or to test something. They store only ...
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Agetty terminating during login on serial connection

I'm trying to login to a server through the serial port using agetty. When I start agetty and open the serial connection, I see the login prompt but as soon as I enter the username (in my case root), ...
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One way ping on an embedded Linux system

I'm facing a networking issue with an embedded Linux system in a private network. We have a network that consists of a few tens of servers connected through a switch with one of the servers acting as ...
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We develop an app and what kind of hostings/servers do we need? [duplicate]

We develop an app. Our app need to connect through RDP protocol to server (so, server should have RDP server running on it, as I think). Server need to launch Firefox (specifically configured) for ...
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rsync from local harddisk on a Windows terminal server to a linux server [closed]

I have to live with a rather complicated setup, which I can't change. It's like so: Objective: rsync files from a USB drive on network1 to a linux server on network2 where the only connection between ...
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Want to start using thin clients [closed]

Hello I run a network of about 25 computers all connected to a SBS 2003 server I want to start using thin clients as building a computer for all the new employees we are getting is time consuming, ...
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Irregular internet disruption: certain images and JS not loading

first time on ServerFault, and I've got a nice little conundrum. Since a few months now, we've been having issues with our internet connectivity. Environment: Servers: 2 Terminal Servers as an ...
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Linking terminal server profiles with roaming possible?

I'm having a hard time setting up a few roaming profiles. I've a user who uses our terminal server but we want him to start using his local computer on the domain. This part I know how to do. I've ...
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HTML Email causes Outlook 2007 to freeze on Windows Server 2003 x64 Terminal Server

I have a problem with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Server 2003 x64 Terminal Server. Replying to or forwarding a HTML formatted email causes Outlook to freeze and crash as soon as Send is clicked. Emails ...
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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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Installing 32-bit Access 2007 on a Terminal Server that already has 64-bit Office 2010 installed on it?

The users at my organization connect to a Terminal Server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. They use Outlook 2010 on their profiles when they log in, and for this reason 64-bit Office 2010 ...
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Old HP thin clients cannot connect to Windows 2008 R2 RDS server

I'm in the middle of a migration from an old virtualized Windows 2003 Terminal Server to a 2008 R2 RDS host. The environment is a mix of several generations of HP thin clients, as well as some Axel ...
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Does Citrix XenApp use less network traffic than VNC or Remote Desktop?

I read in Wikipedia that XenApp is based on GDI commands sent over the network instead of based on images sent over the network like VNC does; does XenApp use less network traffic then Terminal ...
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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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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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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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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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Terminal Server/Xenapp6 on boot autostart application for specific user

On a Windows 2008 r2 Xenapp6 server I have a user that logs in via RDP with his domain account, he is local administrator. If the server reboots I would like his start up apps/scripts to run. A ...
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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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Terminal Server disk performance

Our users experience slow session performance at times during normal work hours. Applications (IE, Office Apps etc.) are slow to respond so is switching between them. This problem happens sporadically ...
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TS 2008 - Remote session - Black screen on logon

2 out of 8 sites have reported not been able to connect to the network this morning, everybody excluding head office use terminal services, i have 2 2008 servers in a pool/farm. My network Cisco and ...
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Can I disable sticky keys through a Group Policy for all users?

Our users are constantly managing to turn sticky keys on and then call tech support because their keys are bring up windows instead of typing letters. Is there a way to disable StickyKeys in Group ...
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OSX server setup suggestions

I am looking into the possibility to setup an OSX server for my employees, and would like some input on what is the best approach to meet my needs, and perhaps some suggestions if I am moving in the ...
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Install MS Office on Windows Server 2008 - in support of Quickbooks RemoteApp

How can I install MS Office on Windows Server 2008? The purpose would be to enable Quickbooks to be able to export to Excel. Quickbooks is set up to run as a RemoteApp in a Terminal Server ...
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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 ...
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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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Terminal Services Login Error - “This initial program cannot be started”

We have set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server with Terminal Services. I am able to successfully log into the server using Remote Desktop Connection. However, many of my users, both admins and ...
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Terminal Session - Restric each user to one session is unstable to some user

I have enable - Restrict each user to one session in Window Server 2003 R2 Standard edition, which is my terminal Server.Please see the below screen, but sometime some user are able to take two ...
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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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Mandatory Profiles on a Server 2003 TS Box

I have a Windows Server 2003 box which will be acting as a terminal server. It will actually be running Citrix, but I don't believe that to be relevant here. There has been a request for every user ...
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USB Redirection to thin clients

I'm experiencing a problem with a client situation. We switched a user of theirs to a thin client (specifically, with a WYSE C10LE). The thin client connects to a Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual ...
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Windows 2003 Terminal Services Manager: Cannot connect to user sessions

While logged in to a windows 2003 terminal server with admin rights, and running the Terminal Services Manager, I want to right click the active sessions and 'Connect'. I'm prompted for the password ...
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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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Migrating print drivers between terminal servers

I have two windows 2008 terminal servers. One is existing and has all the necessary print drivers installed. How do I migrate the drivers from one to the other without having to install these ...
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Deleting Server 2008 R2 profiles: NTUSER.DAT

Having an issue with deleting user profiles on server 2008 when they become corrupt, we have successfully done this now by closing a process but it killed the server and forced a restart, not to bad ...
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Windows Terminal Services 2008 left handed mouse support?

I have a left handed user that is trying to use remote desktop to our windows server 2008 terminal services server. Their local machine works fine, with the mouse settings swapped around. However, ...
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Find out who's using all the bandwidth on a Windows 2008 Terminal Server

We have a couple of Server 2008 terminal servers on the network and we do some basic network monitoring on the firewall to find out which computers are abusing the internet bandwidth. What we haven't ...
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Prevent access to user documents for users logging in from terminal server

I am fairly new to administrating servers, but I have been charged with the task of working out remote access to the company's network. The general plan is to connect through a VPN to a terminal ...