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2answers
698 views

Create self-signed terminal services certificate and install it

The server RDP certificate expires every 6 months and is automatically recreated, meaning I need to re-install the new certificate on the client machines to allow users to save password. Is there a ...
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1answer
262 views

TS_Block and Windows 2008

I am running a Windows 2008 Server and I have installed ts_block on it to help block RDP brute force attempts on the server. Question 1: What I wanted to know is there any benefit for me using ...
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0answers
135 views

Enabling sound on Terminal Server 2008 R2 without enabling Desktop Experience Mode?

I want to enable sound redirection on Server 2008 R2 without enabling Desktop Experience. I've found the following Technet article, but suspect that Desktop Experience may be required only for the ...
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1answer
83 views

Keyboard shortcut for “Use another account” in RDP

When using RDPing into a Windows Server 2008 server, it will often prompt you for credentials before you login. I noticed that tab will skip to the option to Remember my credentials, totally skipping ...
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2answers
96 views

Trigger event to fire when user connects to a terminal server?

We have a (very) fragile software suite running on a server in our datacenter that requires a user to be logged in, but freaks out and crashes if the user logs in twice (resource contentions, all ...
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1answer
4k views

Changing the login timeout for Windows Remote Desktop Services

At our school we use thin clients that connect to a Windows 2008 R2 server using Remote Desktop Services. This works very well. One problem we still have is the login timeout for the RDP connection. ...
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1answer
2k views

Use RADIUS authentication with Remote Desktop Services

I have a PhoneFactor implementation that I love and cherish for VPN access. PhoneFactor provides us a RADIUS server that checks against an approved-users list and our Active Directory implementation, ...
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1answer
162 views

Terminal services: can't connect to remote computer

I am sometimes getting the following error when attempting to RDP to another machine on a LAN: What is the likely cause of this? It only happens sometimes.
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1answer
3k views

RDP ts port redirection

I have 2 pairs of serial devices (a scale and a POS pin pad) hooked up to 2 pcs (4 serial devices in total) with windows xp embedded sp3 (x86) running RDC/rdp 6.0. I am using those machines to RDP ...
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0answers
782 views

Windows Server 2008R2, can't add RDP Connection Type

I'm facing a rather strange, and infuriating, issue with a recent Windows 2008R2 configured as a Remote Desktop server. One one server, I can see that 2 RDP connection types are installed: On the ...
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1answer
181 views

Is DC demotion affecting RDP connections?

Our Terminal Services Server is Win 2003 running Microsoft RDP 5.2. The RDP connections from outside of the network used to be smooth but they are now choppy and unreliable because the user is ...
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1answer
3k views

Remote Desktop session remote control always returns Error 5: Access denied

I am having problems to shadow the remote desktop session of a user on a Windows Server 2008 R2. If I log on as local administrator on the server with RDP and shadow the session of a domain user that ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows Server 2008 r2: Updating RDP 6.1 to 7.1

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP Session Hosts. They are using the RDP 6.1 protocol. How can I update to 7.1? Do I have to install a software or can it be configured?
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4answers
854 views

Windows 2008 RDP - 1 user at a time

We have a 2008 Server SP1. We're only able to RDP one at a time, if a 2nd user RDP's in the first user gets disconnected. How do we allow for multiple sessions to be connected at the same time? Do ...
2
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2answers
216 views

Restricting RDP sessions over Internet but not LAN

Fair warning: I'm a programmer, not an IT person. Thus I have no idea what I'm talking about and put myself entirely at your mercy. I have three dedicated machines that we currently administer ...
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1answer
348 views

Windows SBS 2008 user unable to RDP in even though it is in the correct groups

Problem: A user was accidentally deleted from a Windows SBS 2008 server running Active Directory and we have been unable to grant it RDP rights - the error message states that the account needs to be ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows Server 2008 RDP-TCP Certificate keeps going back to Auto generated

Our servers undergo periodic PCI compliance scans and we have a Windows 2008 server machine that we have port 3389 open for RDP. It is secured with SSL, but it is failing the scan because their test ...
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1answer
568 views

Unable to connect to one server at all + RDP logon problems on other servers

All servers I am writing about below are running Windows 2003 R2. We have a 2003 native domain with two sites (connected by VPN) and two DCs (one DC in each site). It started a few hours ago - my ...
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2answers
434 views

Does Microsoft have a non-hack method for turning off the 'X' to disconnect terminal RDP?

Hoping this goes here... We have issues when users disconnect from terminal services instead of logging off. Does Microsoft have a non-hack method for disabling the Close caption on the taskbar as ...
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3answers
4k views

Terminal server serial COM port redirection and USB-to-Serial adapter

I have a client(Windows 7 Pro) that make a connection to Windows terminal server through RDP, i have enabled COM port redirection for both server and client side, but the redirection doesn't happen ...
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1answer
251 views

How to setup terminal service gateway in my RDP client

I am using "RD Tabs" to bypass the terminal service gateway to RDP to the remote host. Usually I use browser and go to https://webvpn.company.com:777 with my account. Now in RD Tabs advanced ...
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2answers
155 views

How do I host a Windows Terminal (to run Windows applications and be accessed by users via a standard MS Remote Desktop client) on a Linux server?

How do I host a Windows Terminal (to run Windows applications and be accessed by users via a standard MS Remote Desktop client) on a Linux server? I've heard there are some alternatives to Microsoft ...
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1answer
196 views

Cannot Connect Via RDP

I cannot connect via RDP to a win2003 server. Terminal services say that they're started, but a netstat shows nothing to do with port 3389. Any ideas?
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1answer
3k views

Install SSL certificate for RDP on Windows 2003?

I need to configure SSL for RDP, and am following the instructions described here: http://thelazyadmin.com/blogs/thelazyadmin/archive/2007/01/26/Configure-RDP-over-SSL-with-SelfSSL.aspx My client's ...
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3answers
287 views

Remote Desktop Services safe?

If a RDP client is overrun with viruses and trojans is there any risk to the Terminal server? Printers are the only local resource that is shared. Connection to the server is through a Gateway. User ...
2
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2answers
619 views

Migrating to thin-clients and virtual machines

I'm looking to migrate about 20 in-house researchers from their current XP workstations to thin-clients which connect to a VM running within our LAN. I'm planning on using HP thin-clients which use a ...
2
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4answers
6k views

Thin-client with dual-monitor support

I'm doing a feasibility study on migrating 30 of our in-house researchers from desktop towers to thin-clients. The problem (among others) that I'm facing is that our researchers have grown used to ...
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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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2answers
326 views

Where do files go if I lose a Remote Desktop session?

Where do files go if I lose a Terminal Services session and could reconnect until after my session had expired? Are they lost in the ether or would Windows save them somewhere? Not sure if this ...