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Terminal Server Licensing Failing to Connect

I have a server that is not connecting to the terminal server licensing server. The licensing server happens to be the same server. This just started happening within the last week. I have not made ...
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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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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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Terminal Server 2003 Performance Troubleshooting

Let me get your thoughts on terminal server performance problems. The server hosts average 25 users which, after running some numbers, on average use 600MB memory with their main applications running ...
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3answers
727 views

How can an Administrator Discreetly View a Remote Desktop User's Session?

I have a manager that has legitimate reasons for wanting to view a user's Remote Desktop session with Windows 2003 server. Logged into that same server (as Administrator), how can you discreetly view ...
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455 views

terminal server logs off immediately after login

Windows 2003 Data Center edition, member of a domain. 1 user out of over 30 is unable to log in: it logs him off before ever showing the desktop. Previously, I deleted his profile and then he was ...
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95 views

Terminal Services Admin only for specific users

Is there a way to allow a user access to tsadmin, but only to remote in on certain users? For example: The user is mgr of our billing department and has 3 team members in remote locations. I would ...
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1answer
174 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
253 views

Local printer redirection problems in Terminal Services

I have several WinXP clients that are connecting to a Win2003 Terminal Server. I've had trouble getting them to map their local printer into the Terminal session.I have tried so many things but only ...
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1answer
103 views

Does rdp'ing into the console session close any applications you launched during a physical log in previously?

If I launch an application while physically being at the server and then some time later decide to remote into the same server's console session ( /admin flag) and then log out, will that log out ...
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293 views

IP BLock or Tarpit for windows terminal services / Remote Access

I'm running some windows servers which seem to be getting a lot of attempts to brute force the terminal services account. I've changed the administrator account name etc., but is there a way to block ...
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1answer
969 views

How to keep app running after log out of Terminal Services?

I am trying to launch an application on a Windows 2003 server via logging into it remotely from my Windows 7 machine. When I log off of the server, I notice that it closes the application as well. ...
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Windows 2003 TS sessions freeze one second after logging in

We have a Windows 2003 TS server, and when I log in 90% of the time the session immediately freezes after about a second. The mouse pointer appears to move, but windows are sometimes partially drawn, ...
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1answer
212 views

Blocking Control Panel, Administrative Tools for specific users when connected via Remote Desktop?

I've setup Terminal Server on Windows Server 2003. I have problem with permission on this server. On server I have administrator account and some user accounts. How can I block Control Panel, ...
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Restrict access to Windows Terminal Services with dynamic IP address clients

In light of some recent worms I'm looking at ways to further restrict access to terminal services on my public facing Win2k3 server. Are firewall IP address restriction is not an option as the genuine ...
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How can I prevent Terminal Server Users from restarting the server after an Automatic Update?

We have a Windows Server 2003 terminal server, and our IT department does not want to disable Automatic Updates. The problem is, when an update gets applied that requires a reboot, users get a popup ...
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1answer
175 views

Upgrading Windows Server 2000 Terminal Server to 2003 R2

I have a Windows 2000 Terminal Server and I need to upgrade to Windows Server 2003 R2. What path do I need to take to do an in-place upgrade? My only choice is an in-place upgrade in this scenario. Do ...
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Configuring Terminal Services for Win98 clients [closed]

I recently installed several powerful Windows Server 2003 machines. Most of the client machines on the network are running Windows 98. The client users now require access to applications that only run ...
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1answer
90 views

Win Server 2003/Terminal Services Remote Access

Office users access a win2003 server from within the office using thin clients and terminal services. In reviewing the security settings it seems, by default, all users in the 'Remote Desktop Users' ...
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1answer
267 views

Windows Terminal Services 2003 Remote Printer Printing One Blank Page

We've got a remote user on Windows XP with an HP Deskjet 6122 printer that is having some printing issues. Weird thing is that the user was able to print before but now all of a sudden cannot. There ...
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How to Set Terminal Services User Preferences?

The server that hosts my terminal service is set to use dd/mm/yyyy and Pounds for currency. When I login as a user instead of getting the aforementioned settings I get mm/dd/yyyy and Dollars for ...
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Adobe Reader hangs on Citrix

Symptoms: The user cannot open new PDF's. When we look on the TS process list, we can see multiple acrord32.exe's, one for each attempt to open a PDF after the hang occurs. The user/Citrix Control ...
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1answer
558 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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1answer
72 views

Terminal Server Logging Software

I have recently been trying to find software to monitor users' activities on our terminal server. After a quick search, I found http://www.softactivity.com/tsm.aspx. Has anyone ever heard of or used ...
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1answer
344 views

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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1answer
290 views

Can raising the domain function level to “Windows Server 2003” cause remote desktop to stop working?

I've read that on Windows Server 2008, raising the DFL can cause XP and Linux/rdesktop clients to not be able to connect, but only if Network Level Authentication is enabled. However, we're only on ...
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1answer
118 views

Non-trusted users on terminal services

We're considering to enable our >10 suppliers (mainly from China) to input/edit/view data via an unified interface. The preferred way is to use the same windows-based .NET/MSSQL application as used ...
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Terminal Server Install — Add/Remove Program Message on NonAdministrator Machines

First time poster... My company uses terminal services for one of our remote offices. Data is kept on a different server. OS is Windows Server 2003. Last week, they needed to purchase a program and ...
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2k views

Can't access shared folders over network using \\serverIP in explorer

All of the sudden I cannot type " \\my.server.ip.address" in explorer to access shared files/folders like I used to. I could have possibly changed GPO or RDP-TCP settings to screw this up, but I don't ...
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2answers
501 views

cannot connect to server via RDP- reboot solves the problem

I have a suprising number of issues in a client environment that revolve around being unable to RDP to a system that has remote administration enabled. In all cases a reboot resolves the issue. Is ...
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3answers
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Locking down remote desktop using AD GPO

I am currently locking down a companies remote desktop access via a VPN. What I need to do is disable remote printing, file transfer and clipboard via active directory for the workstations that will ...
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1answer
194 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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1answer
420 views

Error connecting to Windows 2K3 server over remote desktop

I have a Windows 2003 server that gives the following error every time I try to connect over remote desktop: The system cannot log you on due to the following error: The specified domain either does ...
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369 views

How to restrict file system when logged into terminal services

What I need to accomplish: With one login, when user is physically in the building I need them to see everything. When they are using terminal services with same login they should not be able to see ...
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1answer
344 views

2000 DC and Terminal Server in-place upgraded to 2003. RDP access is now broken

This is the latest: The Terminal Server and TS Licensing features have been uninstalled from the upgraded server. RDP access is allowed in the Remote tab. (Check out the comments on the first answer ...
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1answer
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Explorer.exe not starting after login on Windows Server 2003 (Terminal Services and console)

When users login to a Windows Server 2003 R2 running Terminal Services they have a blank desktop. Upon inspection, explorer.exe is not running. When I login as administrator, using either RDP or to ...
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Terminal Services: Max # of Sessions vs. Log Other User off?

I have a common server administration account shared by a group of users in a Terminal Services Administrative environment. Sometimes when logging on and all sessions are full, we'll just get the ...
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3answers
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Why does remote desktop connection flash from one PC but not others?

I have 20 PCs (Windows XP) in remote locations connecting to the same server (Windows Server 2003) using Remote Desktop over a VPN. On just one of the PCs the remote desktop screen flashes (redraws) ...
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Windows Server 2003 TS versus 2008 R2 RDS?

I'm looking to implement a thin-client / TS (or RDS) solution in our main office and was wondering if anyone could comment on using Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS or Server 2003's TS's? Are there ...
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I can't find Terminal Services Manager

I am obviously stupid... because I'm logged into this Windows 2003 Server box as administrator, yet when I go under Administrative Tools, I can't find "Terminal Services Manager". Terminal Services ...
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How to turn off Terminal Services access for all users except Administrator?

Here comes a real softball for your sysadmins from a lowly programmer: We have a machine with Terminal Services enabled so our clients can preview the next version of our product. I want to turn off ...
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Why is I/O Other Bytes Delta Really high (100GB) when using Terminal Services (remote desktop)?

I’m running a server with Win 2003 Standard and when I’m remoting in I see that the I/O Other Delta is exceptionally high. If I don’t move the mouse or touch anything it’s around 4GB but If I start to ...
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5answers
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How do I increase the maximum number of concurrent remote connections in Windows Server 2003?

I am trying to allow more than the default of 2 concurrent remote connections to a server running Windows Server 2003. Background: I went to "Start" => "Administration Tools" => "Terminal Services ...
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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 ...