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Questions tagged [terminal-server]

a device that terminates serial connections and provides a way for those terminals to connect to services across the network. Terminal servers can also connect modems to the network providing for PPP service aka dial-up Internet.

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Managed Cloud Solution for migrating Terminal Server

We're a small company that currently uses a terminal server running on Windows 2012 R2. About 20 users connect to it from all over the world and run around 10 legacy in-house developed desktop ...
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Powershell - Session Disc not found

I am using the following command to kick a user out of their session on a Terminal Server: Logoff $id /server:$serverName Where $id is their session id and $serverName is the name of the server. I ...
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Can't query logged on users on terminal server | qwinsta.exe: Access is denied

On a Windows 2016 terminal server I can't query the logged on users (even as domain administrator). In task manager the users tab is empty. Using qwinsta.exe I get: Error 5 getting sessionnames ...
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RDS Terminal server profile migration

I need help with RDS profile migration. We have 2 domains. Domain A and Domain B. Our terminal server is in Domain A and user profile created in file server (different location) as roaming profile. ...
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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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Multiple users logged into one server, each users local printer has a different TS port, application needs ONE port to print

I need help in giving a print to the local USB printer from Terminal Server. I have multiple users with USB printers attached and they connect to the same Terminal server. We have an application that ...
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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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Outlook on Terminalserver loses connection. Event ID 26

Problem Symptoms: Users experience daily disconnects and reconnects in Outlook running on a Terminal Server and have to log in again. They can not log in instantly but have to wait for approx. 1 ...
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Serial terminal servers that work with “serial-over-USB”

I've used serial terminal servers for a long time. Basically, these are devices that allow you to communicate with a serial (eg RS232/RS485/RS422) device over ethernet in various ways. Folks in this ...
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Disable Multiple session in windows server

Default windows will allow 2 rdp session , need to disable 2 session & allow only one session to access the windows server . Thank you !
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How do I set RemoteApps as Default Programs?

I am distributing our RemoteApps from a Server 2012 R2 environment to our users using the webfeed & RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feature on their desktop PC's. Unfortunately, when I enable ...
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Group Policy not applied to Terminal Server (Win Svr 2016)

My situation is as follows: I have 1 Windows Server 2016 as Domain Controller which provides policies (DC1). I have 1 Windows Server 2016 as Terminal server (RD1). I have multiple PC's All are ...
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“We can't sign into your account” is shown after restart on terminal server 2016

We installed a complete new server 2016 environment with 5 terminal servers in a farm. We also use User Profile Disks for the profiles. The fault: When the domain administrator is logged on to any ...
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How to override Policy setting for specific OU

I have an issue applying a GPO for an OU. The case is that i have a RDS server that various users connect to it... For the users i have the policy "Restrict Remote Desktop Services users to a single ...
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RDP latency optimisation on worldwide connections

I'm wondering how bigger companys are working around this challenge. Our company gets bigger and therefore we're starting to expand in new countries. Now a new branch office opened straight at the ...
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User profiles as VHDX files - paging operation errors

Hello we have this terminal server on w2k12. Users login and have their profile mounted as virtual disk from VHDX file with filename like this C:\Users\Public\Documents\RDS_UserProfileDisks\UVHD-S-1-5-...
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Perform action when no user logged on to Windows Terminal Server

As background for this question: we have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Terminal Server where users do long-running work, so we try very hard not to reboot the server unneccessarily. However, sometimes we ...
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Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services Starting program

I've setup a Windows Server 2016 RDP server and everything works except for the in AD specified Starting program that won't launch. The program specified exists on the server and it works perfectly ...
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RemoteApp RDS Server 2016 - Menus Opening to left

I have setup a new RDS server in Azure running server 2016. I have deployed some programs through remoteapp but am not having a problem with the menus on all remoteapp programs. The menus slide out ...
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Microsoft Outlook freeze for users on terminal server - Exchange 2013 in-house

This has been ongoing for about six months. Microsoft Support is also clueless. Periodically (aprox. twice a day [two different users]), Outlook will freeze on a customer's terminal server session, ...
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migrate local profiles to UPD

We have a farm of RDSH servers, that are currently using local profiles. I would like to migrate them to UPD, ( User profile disks). Not too sure on how to copy data from local profile of some 40 ...
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Why doesn't Reader DC send a printjob to a shared printer in a terminal server environment?

I'm experiencing a very odd issue. We work in a terminal environment using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and printers that are shared on a print server and pushed to users in the Terminal Servers using a ...
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Send Specific Shortcut Keys from RDP Window to Local Machine

We have software installed on our Fat Clients that runs in the background (tray application) and detects a key combination to be activated. When our users have an RDP window open full screen the key ...
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Windows 10 RDP client crash when printing through RDP printer redirection

We are deploying Windows 10 1607 across our company and we are currently having an issue with printers not redirecting over Remote Desktop to a Windows 2012 R2 server: Printing crashes the RDP client....
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When is it okay to reboot a server? [closed]

I need to reboot a server to get a certain task done. Assuming no other users are present in the system, do I need to ask permission to reboot a server? What if there is some process that needs to ...
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server 2008r2 as terminal server has a lot of subfolders (15gb) in the spool/drivers/x64 folder

We have a system with Windows 2008R2 Terminal Server which has a huge "c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\x64" folder. On this Terminal Server there are a few printer installed. Today I've seen, that ...
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Terminal Server setup for Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

I am attempting to setup a new Terminal Server, and found that MS no longer offers TS CALs. I want to verify that I will be able to achieve my desired end results with the licenses I'm currently ...
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Does Windows 2012 Terminal Server enforce a connection limit based on number of license CALs?

We are using Windows 2012, purchasing, and installing per user CALs to enable more than 2 users to connect to a Windows 2012 server. We are going merrily along when someone asks: how will we know if ...
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How to stop job which is executed from screen?

I have started npm start with screen for make node instant executable forever. but now I want to stop npm process. so how can I stop it? I have executed below commands > screen > npm start ...
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How to keep outlook from creating multiple ost files in exchange cache mode

I am implementing Office 365 on my domain. I have group policy setup to allow for exchanged cache mode and the .ost files are stored on a remote server. The issue i am having is that each terminal ...
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Create a chrome link that opens on multiple terminal servers

I've installed Chrome using the stand alone client and all users can see and access chrome. Now I'm trying to create a link and save it in a share for the end users to access. I can only open the ...
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Multiple VPN connections on one terminal server

Let's say I setup a terminal server and one user connects to it with several simultaneous rdp sessions from the same PC. Could he setup different vpn profiles on each rdp session and have all of ...
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Non-Domain Thin Client RDPing to Domain Terminal Server with domain credentials

I have Windows Thin Clients on the network that are not Domain joined. They access a Domain joined terminal server. If I use RDP and enter the server name, then when prompted, user credentials they ...
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Terminal Server 2008 Closing All Applications Immediately Upon Opening

I've got a terminal server that one user is having problems with. Everyone else seems to work just fine. When this user tries to open any application, it closes immediately. This is ALL applications. ...
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Installing software for server only on terminal server [closed]

I'm in the process of developing software for a Windows based RDP terminal server consisting of a server.exe for the server and a client.exe for all terminal server users. I've created an MSI for ...
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Remote Desktop Services role - Do I need it in order to use MSTSC (RDP/RDC) in my domain?

Greetings and thanks for reading (apologies for the length). I'm a new Sys Admin and I have a (potentially silly) question for the more seasoned veterans. I'm migrating our primary Domain Controller ...
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Users are seeing Windows Update notification on Terminal Servers. How to stop it?

We have a 6-server TS farm running Server 2008 R2 and using a WSUS server to do updates. Group Policy for the farm has updates configured to automatically download and install as soon as they're ...
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Terminal servers, VM clone keep getting kernel-power 2008r2 crashing both servers

I'm desperate at the moment to get an answer to the following problem. Als servers are managed in our VMWare-vcenter environment. We've got 2 terminal servers, term01 and term01 and we also got a ...
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System File Corruption causing Freezing a KSOD

At present we are having some difficulties with one of our Terminal Servers. It is a VM Server 2012 (64bit) What is happening at the moment is that random applications (IE, Chrome, Notepad, Word, ...
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Using a master VMWware Player Image, allow each terminal server user to run a “copy” of that master, leaving the original unchanged

On my Windows 2012 terminal server I have a common account that maintenance people will login to, and I need each one of them to be able to then run an XP VM to run legacy software. I'd like to ...
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Geo-Availability Single Terminal Server Opinions [closed]

First off, I am not an Azure specialist by any means, but I do have experience with creating Azure VM's for site to cloud replication and stand-alone cloud environments for business solutions. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Force Terminal Server users to print with a specific configuration

I have a machine with Windows Server 2012 R2, and I configured some printers in this computer with the Admin account. I also have some terminal server users. However, although printers are configured ...
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What did this do? [closed]

I found this line cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd as the first command used by root on my server. I think it looks like someone wanted to disable the user accounts somehow, but I'm having trouble making ...
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Domain users unable to logon to remote desktop server

I am new to Domains... Have physical DC. created there 10 users. Have virtualized TS on other PC, joined to domain, all OK. DC can see and manage the TS. ...But still I am unable to allow my domain ...
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Control /dev/pts/* assignments

I am trying to find a way to create a udev rule for a network connected terminal? Basically I need the rule to say a specific MAC address, or IP, is always assigned pseudo terminal /dev/pts/5 for ...
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TS server to SBS 2003 server - CAL [duplicate]

If I connect to TS over RDP and after that run application which resides on SBS 2003 server (shared app directory), do I need to buy SBS 2003 CAL beside TS CAL?
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RDP-ing or RDC-ing [closed]

I have always used the terminology RDP-ing when describing connecting to a remote desktop. Today I heard a colleague use the term RDC-ing, which triggered a debate. I have not been able to find any ...
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best practice for deploying file shares in Remote Desktop Services

We are setting up a new virtual Remote Desktop Services deployment for 10 users in Azure, with 2 domain controllers and 2 RDS servers. Our requirement is to have resilient and fast file system for ...
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How to log the IP that connects from outside of company to terminal server?

We have users RDP to company's terminal servers. Is there a way that I can track the ip address outside of company where users connect from? I know there are logs avaliable under under terminal ...
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Windows Terminal Server printer selection dialog delayed in Microsoft Office

My terminal server users experience a delay when selecting printers from MS Office applications to be printed to network printers. Everything stalls on: Finding available printers... The environment ...