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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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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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Nehalem vs Magny-Cours for VMWare/TS server

another question regarding this server I'm about to buy. I have to buy a server to run Terminal Server to host an ERP application, plus I would like to consolidate a few other servers onto it. This ...
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Terminal Server (Windows 2008 R2) Performance Tuning for Multimedia

I have a client who's interested in serving embedded videos (Flash/FLV) in their internal SharePoint portal to the thin client users on the Terminal Server. I suspect that the redraw rate is going to ...
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Remote Desktop Issues

After I ran some windows updates (remotely, using terminal services) and hit restart, I couldn't connect to the remote server via RDP, my client program just says it can't connect. I know the server ...
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Terminal Server not respecting one association in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

I am running the Terminal Services role on Windows Server 2003. Yesterday, all users started experiencing a problem where double-clicking a PDF file opens it with the NTFS short name (8.3 format), so ...
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Can MS Access Projects be run by different users on a Windows terminal-server simultaneously via RDP?

An existing MS Access 2003 project frontend with a MS Sql Server 2005 backend needs to be accessed from different locations (not just one LAN anymore). Instead of implementing a VPN, we are thinking ...
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Terminal Services Server - local printer redirection errors help

I am using a Windows Server 2008 Standard set up with Terminal Services. Generally it has worked well, including when printing to locally attached printers / printer redirection. Today at a ...
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Enabling USB access on HP Terminal client

I have an HP terminal client (t5550 Thin) connected via network to an ubuntu server. However, the terminal doesn't seem to support USB access to the server (as simple way to upload files, for ...
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How to check if a program really works under under Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Services

I'm some kind of newbie to Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Services and I wanted to know if it's possible to check the proper functioning of a program that has not been certified to work under TS/RDS. ...
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Slow open file dialog in Excel on Terminal Services 2008

Got a really frustrating problem with one of my clients systems. They regularly create Excel spreadsheets with loads of hyperlinks to other files in. Intermittently when they do this the open file ...
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Hide system tray icons - Terminal Server 2003

We just got a new backup device that installed a client on our Server 2003 Enterprise TS servers. I would like to hide this system tray icon from all users so they don't tinker around with it. The ...
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Terminal Server - Program Data issue

We are looking at setting up a terminal server at a company we work with. They require an application installed on the terminal server which puts configuration files in the Program Data location on ...
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Remote Desktop Services - remove adminstrative tools

I have setup Remote Desktop Services on my Windows 2008 Server and having some issues with the permissions. I made a GPO that removes the Administrative Tools from the Start menu but normal users can ...
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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 ...
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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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Citrix XenApp application does not have keyboard focus when launched

On new or existing Citrix XenApp 4.5 servers, I am having problems streaming the Allscripts Pro EHR application via the XenApp web interface. When users launch the application via the Citrix XenApp ...
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Terminal Services - RDP Printing

We are looking for a terminal server printing application to help fix our remote printing issue. We looked at TSPrint from TerminalWorks but found it had a few bugs and so was not a complete ...
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Automate the RDS SSL certificate configuration

I am trying to find a command-line tool or script that I can use to select which certificate my Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal Server) will use. I have the certificate ...
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Slow Web Performance on two Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Servers

We have two Windows 2008 R2 servers that we use for agents to log into to access our customers systems. Saturday morning we received complaints that on both servers the web is running horribly slow. ...
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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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Unable to change the Terminal Services Configuration as DOMAIN Admin from local console?

how to make the necessary changes in tscc - [Terminal Services Configuration\Connections] RDP-Tcp Properties | Client Settings tab Disable the following: [v] Clipboard mapping (selected and disabled ...
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Can anyone recommend utilities to measure response time of a Windows Terminal Server?

Users are currently experiencing performance problems when using RDP to connect to Windows Terminal Servers. Even users connected to the data centre directly on fibre link are experiencing problems, ...
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How to stop brute force attacks on Terminal Server (Win2008R2)?

I'm more familiar with Linux tools to stop brute force attacks, so I'm having trouble finding suitable tools for Windows. I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Terminal Server, and I'd like to ...
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Stress testing an RDS server / farm

I need to find a way to autotest a small RDS deployment for ~50 users, working in a set of RDS session hosts. The users are going to be mainly running MS Office 2007 - Excel, Word, Outlook (connected ...
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Windows directory (%WINDIR%) on Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services returning wrong path

I have a program installed on Windows Server 2003 (Terminal Services role) which should be reading its INI file from C:\Documents & Settings\$user\Windows, but has suddenly started reading it from ...
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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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Closing a session on a Perle IOLAN

I am connecting to a serial port using a Perle IOLAN DS1. I have noticed occasions when I have tried to log in and got an error message “line not available - press any key” which we think is due to ...
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Enabling Session Directory under Terminal Server Configuration Tool and Server Settings

I'm trying to add a Terminal Server Session Directory client to an already fully functional Session Directory cluster which today runs two clients as well as the server. I've been reading up on both ...
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HP CM2320 Printer crashes windows 2003 spooler in TS/Citrix

I'm having a very annoying issue with an HP printer (CM2320): all of a sudden, any user who has that printer installed locally as default printer would crash any Windows 2003 terminal services or ...
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Is having a [high-end] video card important on a server?

My application is quite interactive application with lots of colors and drag-and-drop functionality, but no fancy 3D-stuff or animations or video, so I only used plain GDI (no GDI Plus, No DirectX). ...
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Active Directory theme policies

I'm currently managing a terminal server in a domain. As the TS-service just got installed, previous users (I logged in with every user once to test it and set up a few things) use the default windows ...
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Terminal Services Session Broker: can I set it up with just one Terminal Server?

I have two Terminal Servers: one is 2008 R2, the other one (that's currently in production) is 2003 Standard, which is not supported by the 2008 Session Broker/Load Balancing service. What I'd like ...
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Can we disable/hide Automatic Update notifications for Local Admin users on Windows 2008 TS?

We have a Windows 2008 standard Terminal Server which runs our business management software, which itself requires local admin access to run. When Automatic Updates are available users are presented ...
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Win 2000 Terminal Server won't let users connect due to no licenses…?

I have an old Windows 2000 server in Terminal Server Application Mode which has recently started to issue errors to some users that the number of licenses has run out. When I look into the Terminal ...
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Com port redirection from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008 R2

We use "Copy file.prn to \tsclient\com1" to print from a TS session to a locally attached serial printer. This works fine from Windows XP, but when trying it from a Windows 7 client computer, we get ...
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SQL server placement

I have a small user site of about 6 users. They have two servers a SBS 2008 box and a server 2008 terminal server. I would like to know where the best place is to install SQL server. I know that it ...
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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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Virtualization Hardware and Software Advice; Terminal Services; Active Directory

Here's what I have in mind, understand I am ignorant: A core OS running virtual machine software - Linux (which distro?) with VMWare? A Terminal Services virtual machine for up to 50 thin clients - ...
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Running Small Business Server (Exchange) & Terminal Server on one physical server (Virtualization)

Good day experts, I'm in the process of upgrading our office network, mainly upgrading our servers from 2003 to 2008/2010 with new hardware. We've currently 2 servers with these specs: Exchange ...
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Terminal server for Linux

What are the features of graphical terminal servers and technologies available for Linux? is it open source/free how well does it scale management (?) what's the network usage, susceptibility to ...
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Setting a memory quota for Microsoft Terminal Server connection

Is there a way to 'throttle down' the amount of memory accessible to a given user (or all users) on a terminal server session? Note, this is just to debug an in-house app without physically going ...
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How to configure IP filtering at DIGI Passport Terminal Server

Currenntly I am only allowing 1 IP address to access HTTPS service from my DIGI. It is shown as below for example: invert 10.0.0.3/255.255.255.255 HTTPS DROP The problem is that I would like to give ...
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How to get rid of DIGI passport certificate prompt

Currently, I am giving users access to DIGI passport port through HTTPS. The problem is, user will be prompted some kind of certificate prompt. How do I get rid of that problem, so that users can ...
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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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Why can't I see the previous unix commands?

When I connect to my VPS through terminal and I want see the previous commands I get: $ ^[[A^[[A (by pressing up arrow) What is wrong with it ? How can I see unix previous commands instead ? ...
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Softgrid App-V Launch Failed can't connect

I've just been assigned a task of troubleshotting a softgrid setup, and since I've never worked with softgrid it's quite a steep learning curve. A customer called in and said she couldn't start her ...
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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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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 ...