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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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1answer
108 views

RDP through SSH tunnel fails [closed]

I'm trying to set up RDP through SSH tunneling to an Amazon EC2 instance, but it is failing. I have set up PuTTY properly and can connect to the remote server via RDP and log in, but after successful ...
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3answers
390 views

Bypassing GPO for “set time limit for disconnected sessions”

In order to conserve server resources, I would like to enable a GPO which terminates disconnected RDP sessions after a certain time period. However, there are times when we might want to bypass this ...
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37 views

RDP Stalls After Server Reboot

Ive had this issue for a while and just now want to get an answer. After I rebooted my server, I always have to wait about 10 minutes before I can RDP in. My websites are up and email is working but ...
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1answer
151 views

Slow Network Printing over OpenVPN / Windows Server 2008

Our setup is as follows: Two offices (A and B) connected with OpenVPN Access Server. One Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Housed in remote datacenter. Terminals at both offices connect through RDP ...
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1answer
70 views

RDP to server with invalid cert only works on Windows 2012

I'm trying to RDP to a client's server. When trying from Windows 2008 R2, I get the following error after being prompted for my credentials: When I try from Windows 2012, I get an error about the ...
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2answers
153 views

Can't connect through RDP with enterprise Admin

I have a Windows Server 2008 as part of a win2008 domain. I can connect to it as the local admin with no problems. But when I try to connect to it as the Enterprise Admin, it says that i have the ...
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0answers
66 views

Windows Server 2008 and Selenium Low Resolution issue

We have several Windows 2008 server machines that run Selenium Server for browser testing. After the machines are rebooted, the tests only have 800x600 screen resolution to run in, which is not ...
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2answers
101 views

RDP Can't connect - Server 2008

I'm running two 2008 servers, both of them are Terminal Servers. I Will call them TS1 and TS2. TS1 is the licensing server. Both of them have RDP version 6.1.7600. I Can connect to TS1 from every ...
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2answers
378 views

Can't redirect microphone by rdp: No audio devices are installed

I'm connecting from Windows 7 Ent to Windows Server 2008 R2. I followed several guides to setup audio redirection. Playback works, but no recording. "Record from this computer" checked on client ...
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1answer
79 views

Troubleshoot mstsc /span from Windows XP to Windows Server 2008

At work, I often use the "mstsc" command to use the Microsoft Terminal Services Client and remote to another machine. In my case, I'm using Windows XP (call this box 1) to connect to a Windows Server ...
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1answer
216 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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85 views

Screen Resolution of Hyper-V VM server changing after RDP session

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM on Hyper-V which performs some image software operations, some involving screen captures which are dependent on the local resolution being set properly. After a ...
2
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1answer
64 views

Test Multiple Server for login (WIndows 2008)

I currently run a PING sanity check test (batch file with result file) on over 80 servers in 4 environment. But, even if we "ping" ok 100% of the servers, it doesn't mean that the machine are working ...
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3answers
106 views

Remotely enable remote desktop on Windows server 2008

So I got myself in a complicated situation. I have my Windows server 2008 box, currently with no monitor, keyboard or mouse attached to it (I set it up once, enabled remote connection and detached all ...
3
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2answers
289 views

How to make RDP drive redirection read-only?

I have linux clients that connect to my Windows Server 2008 using xfreerdp. The clients have a single folder that is redirected to the Windows server and this works fine. My question is if there is ...
0
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1answer
125 views

Remote Desktop Printing Issues

We have a remote non-AD application server running Windows 2008 R2. Users are logging in via RDP and attempting to print Word documents (Word 2007) to their local printer and from time to time if the ...
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94 views

Configure the “Remote Desktop” RemoteApp in TSGateway / RDWeb

We have an installation of TS/RDGateway with the RDWeb IIS installed. The "Remote Desktop" tab is also configured, but it lacks an option for "/multimon" but DOES let users configure their ...
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3answers
1k views

Has anyone ever ran Terminal Services (Server 2008) over AWS?

I was looking at the AWS pricing guide and it seems very impractical to do this. For even a small-medium deployment (say 15 users), I would assume I need at least 32 GB of RAM (2GB each + the OS). ...
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3answers
145 views

How to configure Windows RDC to use 16-color mode?

I seriously need to minimize the "eye candy" traffic overhead and only leave the graphics quality enough to actually manage the server. I've like to switch to 16 or 256 color mode if possible but the ...
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2answers
425 views

RDP in 2008 R2 domain no longer working - possible Kerberos issue

Everything was working fine and no changes were made. For no apparent reason, we can no longer RDP to any domain computers except for the domain controllers themselves. This includes Windows 7 clients ...
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4answers
408 views

Is it a bad practice to turn on multiple sessions for same user account?

We have 4-5 people technicians using a server and as they share a single user account, one person logging in ends the RDP session for someone else. Which would be a better practice - Using multiple ...
3
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1answer
76 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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1answer
130 views

RDP application icon quality comparison

Not sure if this post belongs here, but: Does anyone know why the desktop and over all icon quality in server 2008 is so much lower compared to 2012 when using RDP? And if it can be changed? VNC ...
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2answers
101 views

How can I have two users working in one session on Windows 2008 R2 over RDP?

I'm looking for a way where two users can work off one VPS running Windows 2008 R2. The goal is to have all of the programs being shared, and viewed together - I guess like remote control. They need ...
3
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1answer
99 views

Create a Lockout policy for RDP

In my city there was a recent incident that some hackers login to a server by using brute force attack on RDP. I have got a server and I want to enable some security policy to lockout the account if ...
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2answers
1k views

Server freeze restarted quickly so how do I find what went wrong?

I have a SQL SERVER DB running on a windows server 2008 (VMWare) Yesterday I could not RDP to it so I ended some RDP sessions which were left logged in. This seemed to solve the problem. However last ...
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0answers
362 views

Unable to RDP from one site to Windows 2008

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server with 5 cals. I have User1 to 5 set up with RDP allowed from all OS. All the Users can RDP from all over the world. The event log shows this. These are ...
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1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
288 views

rdp allow client reconnect without password prompt after several hours

Let me describe the setup first: client PC with several rdp sessions to local servers, all opened from saved rdp sessions with stored passwords, using the standard windows rdp client. several ...
2
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2answers
283 views

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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1answer
302 views

Specifying that certain computers / servers do not copy over a roaming profile when logging in?

We have a Windows Server 2008 r2 Standard and a server that everybody logs into using RDP which runs Windows Server 2003. Now when people log into the RDP server, they only use an MS-Access frontend ...
3
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1answer
163 views

Issue with Mac RDP clients connecting to Server 2008 if change password at next logon checked

I have a weird issue I haven't been able to figure out (primarily because I don't have a Mac to play with). When a user is connecting into our Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 servers with local user ...
3
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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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Automate RDP and VPN deployment windows server 2008

My current network is a mix of XP and Windows 7 machines with a Server 2008 primary domain controller. As it stands now, when we have new laptops come in we need to manually add in two RDP links and a ...
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74 views

Printing Over Termnial Servers

We are moving from an old Citrix system onto Windows 2008 terminal servers. The only thing we are struggling with is printing from our remote offices with slow wan links. The speed of the jobs is now ...
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1answer
837 views

windows server 2008 r2 remote desktop issue with roaming clients

I have the following situation : a Dell windows server 2008 R2 computer, with remote desktop services installed. I have installed a java application making use of a PostgreSql database, and made this ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP login paste password

Is there any utility out there that allows me to paste the password in my clipboard to Windows Server 2008 R2 RDP login screen as if I'm typing the characters directly from the keyboard? I login a lot ...
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1answer
435 views

Cannot log in to 2008 Server using UPN suffix. Domain\User works fine

I'm running Windows 2008 Server and Windows Seven on ESXi using pfSense to have a NAT Network. I just set up Active Directory and DNS in Windows 2008, I tried to add UPN to my configuration, but when ...
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1answer
220 views

Win 2008 r2 — client and server are both behind a NAT

I am new to win2008. I have a Win2008 R2 server installed and need to know how to get a client system (Win7), using remote desktop, terminal server, or whatever windows 2008 provides, to connect to ...
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1answer
779 views

Windows Server 2008 doesn't respond after Windows update

I have leased a Windows Web Server 2008 x64 machine (AMD). Normally I have access via RDP but since the latest Windows Update the machine seems not to complete boot anymore and I don't have access to ...
3
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1answer
5k views

Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer

At our office, any of our Windows 7 Clients get this error message when we try and RDP to a remote W2K8 Server outside of the office :- Your system administrator does not allow the user of saved ...
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2answers
187 views

How do I allow a user to connect to the VPN but not through RDP?

I have a windows 2008 server that is currently running a VPN. There are a few user accounts that are used to connect to the VPN. Now the problem is, in order to allow them to connect via VPN, I would ...
0
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0answers
757 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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2answers
1k views

RDP auto log off for specified user

I need to set auto log off when user disconnect from rdp. But I need to set this only for one user. All other users should stay logged on when disconnected. Running Win Server 2008 R2.... Any help ??
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1answer
845 views

RDP data encryption error

I got "Because of an error in data encryption, this session will end. Please try to connecting to remote computer again." On metal is hyperv 2008 R2 instaled. As virutal machine is W server 2008 R2 ...
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2answers
202 views

Windows 2008. cannot connect via RDP anymore after changes to Firewall prot settings

After successfully changing default RDP port on remote Windows 2008 R2, I configured that inbound rule to apply only to authenticated connections (because i needed to assign ONLY specific users to be ...
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3answers
3k views

RDP Data encryption error for Windows 7 Clients

Windows 7 clients connecting to the RDS running on Win server 2008 R2 very frequently get the error message "Because of an error in the data encryption, this session will end...". This occurs if the ...
0
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2answers
194 views

Strange PPTP Issue

I have a Windows PPTP VPN Tunnell that I connect to. This terminates on a Win2k8 Server. I authenciate fine to the VPN. I can RDP to my admin workstation fine and from this I can RDP to all of the ...
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3answers
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Troubleshoot large number of TCP retransmits / dup ack / segment lost

I have a problem with RDC slowing to a crawl or disconnecting entirely. Client is XP SP3 w/ RDC 6, server is Win 2k8 R2. Both have been scanned thoroughly and found to be virus free. I downloaded ...