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Questions tagged [remote-desktop-services]

"Remote Desktop Services" is a component of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer. It allows its users to run applications on a remote server, sending only mouse/keyboard input and screen updates across the network. In previous versions of Windows Server it was known as "Terminal Services".

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Disable access to Windows Update for users on 2016 RDS Server

I've recently replaced Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS Servers with 2016 Servers and ran into this issue. It seems that the GPO option to "Allow Non Administrators To Receive Update Notifications" (...
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Testing Windows RemoteApps without Remote Desktop Services

I want to run an app under ReportApps but at the moment I don't have access to a server with Remote Desktop Services working. Is it possible to make the RDP setup to test RemoteApps on either a ...
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Broker Published App displays incorrect name

This is really rather bizarre, I've set up and published an app onto my RDS page, this works as expected. I later had a request to change the name. I've done this via published apps on the broker ...
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How long is recommended to keep and RDSSH in production

How long is it recommended to keep an RDS Session Host in production.If the OS version is still in support do you keep the VM in production until it fails. OR is there a point where you get degraded ...
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RDS still in grace period after licensing

I'm really worried that my RDS infrastructure will crash in 64 days. I have long entered the RDS license code and activated the License Server, manages user-level licenses. From time to time, however,...
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RDS Session host server disconnecting all user profile disks intermittently

I have a Windows RDS solution utilizing user profile disks which are stored on a file server. There are two session host servers which the RDS Gateway loadbalances between. I'm seeing an issue ...
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Azure OS-Included VM Image - Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Session Host Concurrent User Access (CALs required?)

I want to set up an Azure VM that can be accessed by at least 5 users concurrently. There is an OS-included Azure VM image option for "Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Session Host 2016". When ...
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Cannot manage Remote Desktop Services from Server Manager any more

Below, all error messages etc. are given here as translated by myself from German. The English original may differ We have the following setup Server A: Windows 2016 with RDP Session Broker and RDP ...
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Windows remote desktop service running, but not listening on port 3389

I just downloaded and installed Hyper-V Server 2019 from Microsoft Evaluation Center (version: 1809/10.0.17763.1). Now I'm not able to connect to this machine (which I named hypervserver) using remote ...
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Can Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) and Remote Desktop Services (RDS) be used side-by-side?

I have a dedicated Windows Server 2016 server hosted by a company. Right now, we use Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) to allow up to two simultaneous users the ability to log onto the server remotely. ...
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Theme/Desktop Wallpaper not displaying on RDS session host session

I have a customer who connects via RDS to a pair of session host servers. The theme for this customer is applied via group policy and should set the taskbar colours and desktop wallpaper, however the ...
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RDS Server 2016 Disable Easy Print on Epson TM (POS receipt printer)

Currently have RDS setup on Win Server 2016 it is using the "Easy Print Driver" for all locally connected (redirected) Epson TM t20-ii printers (about 10 POS receipt paper stations). I have installed ...
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How to delay the startup of Remote Desktop Service on boot?

I need to delay the startup of RDS in Windows Server 2016 so I changed the startup type of "TermService" service from "Manual" to "Automatic (delayed start)" but it didn't help, the service still ...
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Single RDP session and automatic disconnect of pending session group policy not working in Windows Server 2012

Good morning, I'm working on a client's environment. The servers are all Windows Server 2012. There's a pool of virtual desktops which is used by users to connect to their virtual machines and ...
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Cannot RDC a Win10 client machine

In our Windows SBS 2011 network with about a ten Windows 10 1803 client machines, we cannot connect to one of them using Remote Desktop Connection. The error is the following: Here are the Firewall ...
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Disable Ability to Print or Install Printers via UNC Path

Is there a way to disable printing or installing printers via UNC path? If a printer is added via UNC path in our RDP environment, it shows up for every user on the same collection. If the printer ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Broker “does not belong to the specified network”

We have a small Server 2012R2-based Remote Desktop Services deployment, consisting of: 4 x Session Hosts 1 x Connection Broker (also running the License Server) 1 x Gateway With a number of ...
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How install SSL certificate for RDS on windows server 2016?

I installed windows server 2016 for a small company, so I don't need to have domain controller on this installation and for RDS I only need RD Licensing and RD Session Host roles. But only with that ...
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Windows server Remote Desktop Services LAGS very with good resources

RDS services hosted on our windows server 2016 (Hyper-V virtual machine). We use default installation without any clustering/load balancing/etc - merely RDS services and licensing server. Problem ...
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Migrating VMs on WIndows VDI

Hyper-V/VDI noob here. I have a RDS VDI deployment on 2 servers and I need to migrate all the VMs on server 2 to server 1. I've seen a few articles about moving VMs between Hyper-V hosts but I don't ...
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2012 R2 RDS Farm with Connection Broker

It's not clear to me how I should have users connect to a new RDS farm. I have the following servers in a new RDS farm that will be access by users internal to my domain and network infrastructure: ...
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Fix Start menu in Windows 2016 with Roaming profiles

really need a hand down here. I'm setting up a new RDS host, migrating from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016. The installation is brand new. What I'm doing to replicate the old configuration is: ...
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2012 rds 2016 domain controller

So we have a few 2012 R2 Terminal Servers at my company that were working fine until we started the process of replacing our Domain Controllers with new Windows 2016 Servers. Since then our users are ...
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“Access is denied” on Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Session Host

I've got several Windows servers, all with the remote desktop session host role installed, and all normal domain users have starting getting "access is denied" messages when logging in. I've had to ...
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PowerShell Copy-Item from Remote Session

I am able to transfer files to a remote session, however I been pretty unsuccessful at retrieving files from it. The remote system is a Windows 7 machine with PowerShell v2.0, from Windows 10 ...
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Is there a way to set Easy Print on Terminal server for only one user?

At first Easy Print was disabled, I set Easy Print enabled for whole server, then user was able to print from remote desktop with his local printer, but then other users couldn't print anymore with ...
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Azure AD B2B user allow RDS login

Our situation is as follows; Company A Company B +-----------------------------+ +----------------------------+ | | ...
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Azure Application Gateway and Remote Desktop Web Services

I have built a remote desktop farm in Azure (one VM with Gateway, Web Access, Connection Broker and Licensing Roles and one VM with Session Host roles installed). I would like to further secure it by ...
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Configuring Terminal services for a standalone remote windows system on EC2 instance

We have a requirement where multiple users need to RDP to a windows system 2016 server which acts as a jumpstart server. We plan to activate Remote licensing server and enable Terminal server on this ...
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Steps to add new Windows 2012R2 Server to RDS Deployment

I have a new 2012R2 Server(call it server4) that I want to add to my RDS deployment. Here is our current configuration, all running 2012R2 Server1: RDS License Server Server2: RD Connection Broker ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard RDS Access Denied for Domain Users

I've recently started having a problem where users can no longer log into the RDS server. They get 'Access is denied'. If I add them to Domain Admins, they are able to get on without issue. I've ...
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Win2016 RDS Desktop collection no longer accessible

I have a Windows 2016 solution on which users access a Remote Desktop published by remote desktop services. Its the new version of RDP that comes in via HTTPS through the RD Web gateway and is ...
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Export RD Gateway Logon Events per User

I have an RDS 2016 farm with 1 Gateway/Connection Broker and 4 Session Hosts. I'm looking for a way to export successful logon events for specific users. I have enabled all logging in RD Gateway Mgr->...
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Cannot establish a remote desktop connection to Windows Server 2012 R2

A Windows server has suddenly stopped accepting remote desktop connections. When I try connecting with MSTSC.EXE it reports An Internal error has occured and with RDCMAN.EXE it reports [Unknown ...
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Migrating from redirected folders to user profile disk

Actually, in our RDS farm, we used GPO that redirect all users sessions folders (AppData, Documents, Pictures, etc…) in a file server. So, our RDSH did not contain any user’s data and we don’t need ...
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“RDS is currently busy” and I can not log in to the server

After 2 users have connected (except myself) to the server with RemoteDesktopServices, then I can not log in until the server restarts. error message It gives the error shown on the screenshot. ...
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RD Session host accepting new connections despite being set to not

I have a couple of new servers I'm testing for a customer... We've brought them into the mix of 'Host Servers' for the Remote Desktop Services collection and we've set 'Allow new connections' to '...
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Windows RDP (mstsc /prompt VS enablecredsspsupport:i:0)

I would like to know if the /prompt option of mstsc.exe is equivalent to using "enablecredsspsupport:i:0" in a .rdp file. mstsc.exe /prompt versus template.rdp with the following line (at the end): ...
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RemoteApp : Save files on client's local profile

I have a RemoteApp collection with all office programs (Word, Excel, ...) on my Windows Server 2016 with RDS installed. When I launtch a program (like Word) on my client Windows 10 and then I want to ...
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Publishing 2012R2 and 2008R2 Remote Apps in a single Web Access Feed

I have an old Server 2008 R2 remote desktop farm setup with a Connection Broker and a Web Access server. The Web Access server is widely used as the provider for the RemoteApp feed, and this very feed ...
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Remote Desktop Services multiple display sizing issues

A client of mine uses Remote Desktop Services publish through RemoteApp to individual workstations. One of the users is complaining about an issue with a program that uses multiple windows. She runs ...
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Copy/paste disabled after running remote desktop in windows7

I have 64bit windows 7. When I run remote desktop to another server or computer, copy/paste disabled on whole of my PC! I enabled copy/paste option on remote desktop, but it is not working. I can not ...
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Azure AD Users logging into Remote Desktop Server

I have a Windows Server 2016 VM running on Azure. It is joined to an Azure Active Directory. Remote Desktop Services are installed and seem to be working properly. I am trying to allow users from ...
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After installing RDS on WinServer 2016 I still can only connect with two users?

What I'm trying to do: I have a software that multiple users are supposed to use on one system. Because a standard installation of WinServer2016 can only hold a maximum of two users at once I googled ...
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How to get IP to client connected connected using remote desktop application when rds is deployed on seprate server

I'm using cassia to get ip of client connected to rds server using remote application. Problem is that rds is installed on another server and added to the main server. On Main server my Asp.Net ...
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What happens during Remote Desktop logon, and is there any logging?

Background We have a few applications on Windows 2008 R2 servers, presented via RemoteApp, via links from TS-Web. These apps have been running this way for years (~8 years I think). One of our ...
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User cannot connect to 2012 R2 session deployment, session with no name created and stuck

We have this week, started having an issue on one or two of our remote desktop session host servers running 2012 R2, whereby when a user attempts to login, they are stuck on one of the login messages ...
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'Sign out' on one session host server suddenly taking an age

I have a solution with multiple RDSH servers. Users connect via RDP from wyse terminals for the most part; there are a few windows laptops which are used also. Just recently, users whom connect to ...
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RDP: Remote app does not encapsulate traffic when connecting via remote desktop gateway server

I have a remote desktop app that was published from a third-party corporation to one of my clients. The remote desktop app connects to a Remote Desktop Gateway Server (RDGW), which forwards the ...
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RemoteApp sporadic failure

We have a new Windows 2016 server with RDS installed. I am encountering a sporadic failure to launch our RemoteApp. Regular Remote Desktop sessions are connecting just fine, hoewever. When ...