"Terminal Services" is the name used in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and earlier, for what is in later versions known as "Remote Desktop Services". It allows its users to run applications on a remote server, sending only mouse/keyboard input and screen updates across the network.

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Performance issues with Navision 2.6 client on Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server [on hold]

So I'm having some performance issues with the Navision client v2.6 on our windows server 2003 terminal servers. Situation: Navision server running on Win2k server (C/SIDE) Clients working on ...
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Remote Desktop: What is the difference between “Run these programs at logon” and “Start the following program on connection”?

My organization is running a Terminal Server Farm in order to provide a specific application to the users. The setup consists of a AD domain controller plus two Terminal Servers running the Remote ...
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Windows RDS R2 2012 licensing (Is it always a taboo ?) [duplicate]

I know that there is many questions and requests about RDS licensing, and also know, that MS don't bite Is it not the purpose to test in a Lab and try to understand how all this marvelous work, ...
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Querying RDWeb for /rdweb/pages/webfeed.aspx

Question: How can you pull /rdweb/pages/webfeed.aspx from a Server 2012 R2 TS through a shell script on a Linux system. Purpose: I wish to enhance usability of xfreerdp by having something like a ...
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What is the latency threshold for running a Terminal Server (RDS) over the WAN?

I've seen: Terminal server performance over high latency links But I have a customer who is interested in relocating their system infrastructure to a datacenter that has ~62ms latency from their main ...
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External FQDN for RDS server? or sub-domain?

I am trying to setup a terminal server and need to have an external FQDN name. So far we have a main domain name hosted by 3rd party. lets call it "aaa.com" We also have subdomain name called ...
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Outlook timeout on an RDS Session

We are using a remote hosted Terminal Services Server with individual RDS Sessions for our Users. Emails work fine during use, but if they leave their system for about an hour and go back to Outlook ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Degrading Performance on User Session

We have a terminal server environment with about 40 users which is experiencing a curious performance issue: when a given user logs in initially, everything functions properly, once a particular user ...
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Change IP of RDP server for thin clients on Windows domain

I have some HP thin clients in user-mode at a remote site set to use the wrong RDP server, how or what do I change in order to get them to use the new IP? I am remote with no smart hands onsite but ...
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using a shared vhdx file as d: disk for 3 w2k8r2 vm on 3 nodes

As the title more or less States i have 3 terminal service servers running w2k8r2, each on a seperate hyperv host. Can I use a shared vhdx to mount as the d disk on each TS server? And if so, how? ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Services

I have a AD Server (DC) and a Member Server set up on one computer as a test lab. I have an administrator account and an account called KDM. I have KDM as member of Remote Desktop Users and each ...
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how to allow remote desktop on one computer and deny on another for the same domain user

This is my scenario. I have two servers. First one is the domain controller. 2nd one is the backup domain controller. Both are windows 2008 R2. I want to setup user permissions so that say userX in my ...
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Need to setup depend services of tomcat and mysql

Trying to set service depend on each other, the command which I am using for it is as below. dependencies are not setting up. seems like there is somw thing wrong with my command : sc config tomcat6 ...
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Windows RD - Temporary Accounts in Terminal Services servers

We are facing this weird problem. Since a restart of the server recently, most of the user accounts are getting created with Temporary profiles. We followed a few blogs and followed steps as below: ...
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guideline for Server Hardware specifications for 15 - 20 RDP Concurrent Sessions [duplicate]

Looking for guideline for Server Hardware specifications for 15 - 20 RDP Concurrent Sessions. This is for new software development company. We are planning to use Zero client or Wyse T50 Thin Client ...
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Audit what version of Remote Desktop users are using

we're trying to find out if there's any specific way to audit what version of remote desktop users are connecting with to a terminal server. You can find the version number manually by right clicking ...
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Win Terminal Server/RDS - dynamic printer mapping after session reconnect

I am trying to figure out this Problem: When a user disconnects his/her RDS (on Windows Server 2012 R2) session in Office 1 and reconnects in Office 2, then still all the Printers relevant to Office 1 ...
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TS Easy Print on specific driver

Hey guys I have a weird one for you... I have a user that has a Brother HL-5370 hooked up to her PC with USB and a few more that are on the network. We have an ERP system where if any report is ...
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How to set relaxed security for Terminal Services on 2008 R2

I installed Remote Desktop Services on Windows 2008 Server R2. I am trying to set it up with 'Relaxed Security' similar to Windows 2003 would have. Windows 2003 Server, I would set up: Permission ...
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Default client printer permissions on 2003 terminal server

Is it possible to change default permissions of printers that are created on terminal server sessions by clients? We have a terminal server that is shared between our head and branch offices and ...
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Symptom - high cpu for termsvcs and everything is extremly slow - Win2k12 server running on open stack

I'm setting up win2k12r2 server on openstack but after using the server for a little while it becomes unusable. It is barely possible to move a window (e.g. the resource monitor window). The CPU sage ...
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RDWeb TS connection broken for some users post RemoteApp certificate change

We recently reissued our GoDaddy wildcard cert with the SHA256 signing algorithm (FYI they still revoke the old cert in 72 hours even if you don't re-key it, so you should re-key anyway). We use this ...
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How do you fix Terminal Server when users are unable to surf to HTTPS websites?

One of the Terminal Servers has been plagued by an unusual HTTPS issue. After enough users have logged in and logged out, eventually users can no longer load HTTPS websites. It seems to only affect ...
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SvcHost of TermService service on Windows Server 2003 consumes high memory

We patch our servers monthly, and if there are no updates to install, then they still get rebooted. When the server is rebooted, after it boots, the TermService service running in a SvcHost.exe ...
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Stop users logging into Terminal Server via internet

Currently we have a SBS Server, and a Terminal Server (both 2008R2) where users locally and remotely login to the Terminal Server, and work. We need to restrict the ability to login remotely to only ...
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Cannot log in through terminal services client

I have a windows 2008 R2 server within a FOO domain in my company. All user accounts are a part of BAR domain. FOO domain has full access to all objects (users and groups) in BAR domain. Here's the ...
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win 2008 as terminal server with multiple IPs running win 7 in it? [closed]

i have been given a task to build up a system using win 2008 r2. So the task is: 1) Everything running on only one machine with win 2008 r2 2) Set up terminal server with multiple IP addresses, so ...
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Is it possible under Windows Server 2012 to run Terminal Services but have it run a VM?

I have a Windows Server 2012 box that I'd like to be able to host up to 5 TS instances on it. However, it would be ideal if those instances could actually fire up a Hyper-V VM running Windows 7. So ...
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Server 2008 Static Routing (Terminal Services) Multiple Gateways/Routers

We have two internet connections, both on their own routers. Router 1: 192.168.0.1 / 255.255.255.0 Router 2: 192.168.0.2 / 255.255.255.0 Our terminal server has a single NIC, 192.168.0.3 / ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Print job not removed after Printing

we have Windows 2012 Terminal Server with latest Patches. Installed is a Shar MX-M314n Network Printer with latest PCL6 drivers. If I as "administrator" print a Test Page or a User (no administrator ...
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How to find out what is causing a terminal server to use all of the RAM?

I have 4 terminal servers (ie. Server1, Server2, Server3, Server4) in a cluster environment. for some reason Server1 is always using up 90-100% of it's available RAM. The other servers are averaging ...
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How can I determine how much RAM and Processer each RDP session is using on a terminal server

I currently have 4 Terminal Server "in a cluster environment" each employee starts an RDP session to to do their daily work. Now, my company is expanding and we need to add more users. What I need to ...
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RDSH 2012 R2 Printers Duplicating And Cannot Be Removed

I have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Server farm and printers deployed via a VBS Script i.e. Dim objNetwork Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network") objNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection ...
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Terminal Server - RDP with local admin

I have a Terminal Server setup on Windows server 2008 R2. I am trying to log in to it with RDP, using the local admin account. (Not the domain admin) I have placed the local admin in the remote ...
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How to better track and debug what happens with files stuck in the print spooler?

I have a print server running Windows Server 2012 which is shared in a domain and is used by terminal services clients. The domain network spans between countries using tunnels and in some ...
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Remote Desktop event ID 20499. No noticeable issues

I get a warning event with ID 20499 for TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager.The error is: Remote Desktop Services has taken too long to load the user configuration from server ...
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How to restrict access to local resources with RDS

I've got a RDS setup on Windows server 2012 and I am trying to stop all access to local resources. I've managed to lock down unc network shares i.e \\someserver\myshare and clipboard etc has been ...
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To log on to this remote computer, you must be granted the allow log on through terminal services

I am pretty sure that I have given a particular user to access a server, by adding her to RDP group of that server. But she can't access whereas other members of her team can access that machine. How ...
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Unable to remove “Run this program as an administrator” (greyed out) with Excel 2010

I have issue with one of the user in Terminal Server 2008 R2 who has "Run this program as an administrator" checked and greyed out with Excel 2010. This causes UAC to popup requesting for ...
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Issue with users logging onto terminal server

We have a certain number of users who cannot login on the TS server we have running here. When connecting the server says Please wait for user profile service, loading desktop and then goes straight ...
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2008 R2 RDS Session Host and USB not working after disconnection/reconnect session

We recently deployed a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Session Host for our 2008R2 farm. The users frequently disconnect from a session at one computer (nurse station) and reconnect to the session ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 allows many local RDS connections, but only one remote

I'm trying to set up an instance of Server 2008R2 with RDS. I have a 20 User and 20 Device CAL that I can choose from, but either one is not enabling me to have multiple remote connections. I can ...
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Deleting on a shared drive gives false error, why?

I use terminal-server Windows Server 2012 when a user inside the terminal session deletes a file on a shared drive (R: here) and gets the error bellow: Could not find this item This is no longer ...
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Reverting “Do you want to find PC's, devices and content”

We are having some problems with printers automatically being added on a 2012R2 RDS host, and suspect the following dialog (where we pressed Yes) to be the issue.. How can this setting be reverted? ...
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How to deal with the extremely big *.ost files in a Terminal Server environment which is running out of space

Our Terminal Server is running out of hard disk space, and the major files which occupy most of the space are *.ost files of the Outook, which come form the users which use the Terminal Server all the ...
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Windows Server Certificates external domain

recently setup certificate services on a windows server 2008 internal network. I setup certificate services, generated the certificate, put it in the domain's trusted certificate folder and applied ...
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LPT passthru and RDP not working

I have RDP settings set to pass all devices thru however a device shared and captured on the local workstation is not accessible in the RDP session. For example, if I do "type filename.txt > LPT2" or ...
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How to synchronize applications between two terminal-service servers?

We have two terminal-service server and we use Network Load Balancing (NLB) to cluster this two terminal-service servers together. We need to have the same applications installed on the two servers, ...
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How to disable RDP access for Administrator

We need to disallow the domain Administrator account to access a server directly via RDP. Our policy is to log on as regular user and then use Run As Admin functionallity. How can we set this up? The ...
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restrict user to only 2 sessions

I need to limit the number of sessions a USER can have on our rdp server. I have the option to allow : I found this setting to allow multiple connections: ...