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"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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RDWeb HTML5 client on On-Prem Deployment: Change internal resource URLs to public ones

On a client's RDWeb HTML5 deployment per https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-deskt... we have set up the client. However, while our RDGateway ...
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New Windows Server 2022 RemoteApp deployment disconnects UDP clients after 1 minute idle

I migrated a Windows Server 2012 R2 running Terminal Services (RemoteApp) to Windows Server 2022. Everything is identical. On the old server, we had no problem with RDP UDP being enabled. On the new ...
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RDS server services on Windows 2022 HyperV runs very slow

I've built a 15 user RDS server for an office business that mostly runs Quickbooks and MS Office applications. Setup: PowerEdge R650 - Hypervisor CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6338N CPU @ 2.20GHz x 2 ...
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Only Administrators can logon through Remote Desktop Services

I have a domain with 3 VM's: domain controller, workstation and application server. RDP connections to the workstation were working fine until I installed license server (we need more CALs) and remote ...
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Windows Server 2019 unable to connect using remote desktop as administrator

We have two dedicated machines (hosted) joined to a domain, running Server 2019 Standard, serving as Session Hosts. Licensing is per user. Machine 1 has RD Licensing, RD Connection Broker, RD Gateway, ...
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Members of "Remote Desktop Users" group cannot logon to Windows Server 2019 domain controller

I installed a Windows 2019 domain controller. I added a user to the Remote Desktop Users group. The user cannot logon to the server, unless I add them to the Administrators group. All I see in other ...
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Multiple RDP Sessions - Check if available

I RDP to many Windows Servers. Some servers allow only the standard two RDP sessions, and I am careful to log off when I am done. Other servers allow many sessions, so I prefer to disconnect to keep ...
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RemoteApp sessions are disconnected when all RemoteApp windows and user-launched notification area icons are closed

My Remote App takes more than 20+ seconds to launch. But by that time RemoteApp session is disconnected as no UI shown from App, if I launch another application like notepad which launches quickly I ...
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Specific Windows client fail to logon to RDP servers

Internal Windows AD domain test environment which has Windows Server 2019 domain hosts (including one domain controller) running and providing RDP for clients to connect. The network connection ...
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Random ports on localhost trying to connect to RDP 3389

I am having an issue of what seems to be unauthorized access to a server and would like to direct you to the images below. Event Viewer: Wireshark: From the event log viewer I am seeing there is a ...
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RD Gateway access issues when connecting via netbios name

We have a client who has the following setup: DC01 with AD/DC, RD Gateway, DHCP, DNS, etc. DC02 with AD/DC, DHCP, DNS etc. TS01 with RD Services The issue randomly occurs when a user attempts to ...
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Remote desktop services licensing activation and errors for windows server 2022?

Question Remote desktop services licensing activation and errors for windows server 2022? Setup history In my small coaching institue computer lab with 25pc. 15 pc are Independet desktops and 10 are ...
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How to make work Remote desktop which is not working after activating?

How to activate the remote desktop services after activating its stopped running 0 licence and befor activating it was running i have attached screenshot for the reference remote desktop trouble ...
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Windows Server 2022 RDP / RDS Black Screen When Connecting

I've recently setup RDS on Windows Server 2022 Standard Edition. Users frequently report that when they connect, they will see a black screen and the mouse cursor, but nothing else. This occurs with ...
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How to reduce a RDS user's vhdx?

In order to reduce RDS user's vhdx (User Profile Disks) size, I wanted to test disk2vhd to rebuild a vhdx from mounted vhdx. But it doesn't work on virtual drive. Optimize-VHD is not suitable for this ...
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Temporary profile on remote desktop server

We have 6 RD Servers (2012 and 2008) and on all of them users sometimes get assigned a temporary profile. In Eventlog we can always see Event ID 1600 Das Profil kann nicht von <domain>\files\...
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Restrict Terminal Server RDP session to paste from local clipboard to remote but not the other way around

At our company, we use RDP sessions to a JumpHost/Gateway to access customer servers and databases and disallow leaking data to employees computers. This is enforced via group policy to disallow ...
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Windows stuck on "Welcome" screen specifically after disconnect + reconnecting to RemoteApp

I have been intermittently working on an issue for weeks now and I can't seem to find the solution. We have a legacy MS Access desktop application on an Azure VM that we stream to the users as a MS ...
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RDP not respecting client's desktop scale factor

We upgraded our laptops and their resolution went from the old laptops' 1366 x 768 to 1920 x 1080 and this is causing our one Remote Desktop server to scale everything small so it's hard to see. I ...
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Remote Desktop Connection cannot connect

I have used remote desktop load balancing for about three years with little issue until yesterday, when my some, but not all, of my users started reporting an error similar to the following. The ...
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Multiple RDS farm session hosts for load balancing?

I am setting up an RDS farm, intending to host terminal access software for access to a mainframe. We'd like to set up multiple RDS servers for redundancy and load balancing. To accomplish this, is it ...
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Move RDS Roles to Another Server

I'm in the process of planning for the moving of our RDS Licensing Server to a new server. I'm currently on Windows Server 2012 and moving to 2012R2. The information I've found on how to do this is ...
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Licensed RDS deployment does not allow more than 2 concurrent connections

I am creating an RDS deployment in a corporate domain. Servers are running Win2019 Standard Server Core in a Session-based desktop deployment. Server A is acting as RD Broker, RD Web Access, RD ...
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Connection remains active in RDP farm and profile disks don't load. Where to drop?

We have a server farm with a Domain Controller, Connection Broker, Gateway and several Terminal Servers. A user logs in to the RDP generated website and connects to the Gateway. Then starts the RDP ...
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Remote desktop connection over VPN

I have a Server machine that has both VPN and RDP Enables(Windows Server 2022). The vpn base is L2TP and users have no problem connecting to the server with it. Also the RDP port is open so users can ...
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Windows Server 2019 remote users stuck in a black screen

So we have 2 virtually identical servers that are hosted somewhere else . Ever since we moved to these new servers in January we noticed periods when one of these servers would become stuck on a black ...
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Remote Desktop stuck at Loading Virtual Machine

We have a Terminal Services environment with following configuration Server A - RD Gateway + Connection Broker Server 1 to 20 - RD Session Host We have 7 collections and session hosts servers are ...
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RD Gateway and Web Application Proxy and AD FS

I am trying to deploy an RD Gateway in combination with WAP (Web Application Proxy) and AD FS pre-authentication as described here. For a "proof of concept", I've decided to deploy all RDS ...
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Migrating a Terminal Server - Multiple Names

I tried migrating our Terminal Server, which is now successful. The terminal server is joined to a trusted domain and normally, we could access the terminal server from our own domain. I created an A ...
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No sound from microphone over Remote Desktop (Windows Server 2019)

I'm trying to allow users to properly use video/voice chat software (like Teams) on our Remote Desktop server. Sound playback works fine, but I've been unable to get sound input (microphone input) ...
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Automating full Remote Desktop Session Deployment using powershell

I am attempting to automate a full Remote Desktop Session deployment but running into a problem adding the gateway via powershell. I can add each server with the exception of the gateway. Which ...
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Single User Can't Access RDP by DNS, only by IP

I have three domain controllers, dc01.ad.exmaple.com (10.83.78.10), dc02.ad.example.com (10.23.20.15) and dc03.ad.example.com (10.24.20.15). They are all in the standard Domain Controllers OU. dc01 is ...
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Smart card reader not able to detect in remote host

I have a situation where Host A (USB smart card reader connected) trying to RDP'ed to Host B, however, Host B was not able to detect the smart card reader on Host A in the remote session. Thing I have ...
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Duplicate Desktop Icons for single user over Remote Desktop Session

We have an RDS environment for our customers where they RDP into their server and their AppData is stored in a remote profile disk (VHDX), their user home is a redirected folder also stored in a ...
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User profile disks getting slower and slower causing crashes

since this morning I'm encountering wacky problems on my terminal server. I use user profile disks and they are getting slower and slower the longer the user session is. After 30 minutes it is so slow ...
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When do changes to the group policy take affect for remote desktop idle times?

I was setting up idle time settings for remote desktop services since I have users that are leaving themselves logged in at night with programs open. This is a Windows 2019 Standard server with remote ...
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Redirect or alter specific registry key under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE based on the logged in user

We would like to run an application under Terminal Server that's typically designed to run on a single client machine connected via network to a local server. This will mean multiple users logged on ...
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Remote Desktop 2019: new MSRDC Webfeed URL -> no workspace found // Browser or old MSTSC -> Workspace found?

I have kind of a strange issue related to Microsoft Remote Desktop Services running on Server 2019. **My Setup:** 4 Session Host, 1 Server for RD Gateway, RD Licensing, RD WebAccess, RD Broker When ...
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GoogleVM - Remote Desktop Connection Error

Can't connect to Google Server using Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 10. The error is "An internal error has occurred".
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Quickbooks Causing RDP disconnects

I run about 20 Windows 2016/2019 RDP Servers out of a central datacenter. I have a group of 4 QuickBooks (21 Enterprise) users on a fully patched 2019 server that are experiencing frequent RDP ...
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In place RDS upgrade

I'm looking for a solution to upgrade RDS farm with 2 brokers servers from windows 2016 to 2019. I read the online documentation by Microsoft for upgrading RDS and I get an error when I do the upgrade ...
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Azure Virtual Desktop - can't login

I need to set up Azure Virtual Desktop and everything is deployed but there is no possibility to log in. Created the host pool, Desktop Application Group and a workspace, then added users to the DAG ...
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Server 2012R2 Remote Desktop all non-admin users are logged off immediately without getting to desktop

I have Windows Server 2012R2 virtual servers connected to an Active Directory domain. The servers accept both domain user/pass and domain Smart Card logins. All administrative accounts/users can log ...
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RDS RemoteApp File Type Association UI is Blank

I am setting up an RDS deployment that shares RemoteApps to replace one shared session host that offered all apps. There is a single rds gateway and then a couple of session hosts that offer different ...
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Log into local Windows 2019 Remote Desktop Server with Azure AD account?

Is there a way to use Azure AD accounts to log into a Windows 2019 Remote Desktop Server? (not hosted in an Azure cloud VM) The idea is to have the user's primary account be the Azure AD account. This ...
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How easily and quickly access workstations that are two or three servers away from mine

I work for a small IT firm whose main client has dozens of Windows Servers (2012 R2) catering to thousands of workstations in several dozen cities. We routinely and remotely assist end-users, and to ...
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How to see the user’s RD session?

How can I as an administrator perform “shadowing” of a user in a Remote Desktop Services environment? My scenario is the following: The user will log on to the RDS system and get a remote desktop ...
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How to disable warnings about low disk space

I have a bunch of Session Hosts in a Remote Desktop Services environment. How can I disable warnings about low disk space? When the user logs on they see I warning about low disk space for a local ...
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Find user’s session in RDS

Let’s say I have a Remote Desktop Services environment with two connection brokers and four Remote Desktop Session Hosts. I want to know which of the four session hosts that user jdoe is logged on to. ...
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Network Policy Server rule does not match users from trusted domain when in a nested group

TL;DR: Just look at the image linked below. User group membership diagram We have an RD Gateway and Network Policy Server, both running on Windows Server 2012 R2 in an environment with forest ...
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