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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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Prevent Users from installing Windows Updates on Terminal Server

I'm trying to manage a RDS environment running Windows Server 2016. It's been noticed that Users logged into the terminal server receive prompts for and are able to install Windows Updates. The ...
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Windows user profiles behind symbolic links?

We have a Windows terminal server under heavy load. We'd like to move some or all of its user profiles from the C: RAID-1, to the E: RAID-10. Is it safe to do this using symbolic links, either one ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Printer Redirection is only showing SOME printers

I'm currently having a problem that Printer Redirection over Remote Desktop is only working for SOME printers. Things that I tried and didnt work: Restarting the Printer Spooler service Restarting ...
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applying a GPO to all users for a specific server

first time writer here. My situation is as follows: we have an active directory, that is more or less organized. All users are in a single OU, and working on a Terminalserver (WINS 2012R2), lets call ...
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error installing php dependencies on ubuntu

I have a vps with linux ubuntu 20.04 LTS installed, I also installed the lamp stack to upload my web projects, php with version 7.4, now I need to install some more php libraries for example: php-gd ...
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GPO Printer Share - Terminal Server is added printer multiple times

I have created a GPO for some of our users to roll out the printer (the same printer with different settings): The printer is also assigned to the user accordingly, as you can see here on the TS: ...
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MS server 2016 terminal gets freezes during user login with profiles disk

We have Hypervisor and there are a few vms, one of them is MS server 2016 with last updates as terminal server. We use profiles disk for users. Lately we started to get enormous freezes at this ...
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Terminal server without audio card. Is virtual sound over rdp connections possible?

I have a terminal server that is windows 2016. When I open sound in the botton right, it states that there are no devices that support sound (device manager doesn't show anything for sound either). 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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How to force all traffic for a Linux user group on one interface

We are running a Linux Mint 20.2 terminal server using ThinLinc's Remote Desktop. A bit unconventionally, we set the primary group for all users as either 'staff' or 'students.' We need to give the '...
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System has not been booted with systemd as init system (PID 1). Can't operate. ( Openvpn )

I'm pretty new to Linux and i'm still learning the ropes of it. I tried starting the openvpn service using both "systemd start openvpn@server" and "sudo systemctl start openvpn@server&...
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How can I link Domain users with Local users for Terminal Server connections

I have a strange setup. I have a terminal server with local users to that Terminal Server. The Terminal server is on the domain The program that is being accessed, can't get Domain users, so we are ...
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Windows Terminal Server Standalone Security

I have a Windows Server Terminal 2019 and its running as DC/DNS Terminal Server Its running on a VM in the cloud and is reachable through public IP. I dont want (cannot) build up a firewall in a ...
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Microsoft Hyper-V: Terminal Server best practice?

We have an environment with maybe 150 users. The users have thin clients and connect to various terminal servers. We just replaced all of the old server 2008 terminal server vms with nice new server ...
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Change linux shell

On my Centos7 Server I have different shells for my users. For example the terminal as root looks like: [root@hostname www]#. The terminal as a different user looks like bash-4.2$. If I type echo $0 ...
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Windows 2016 Server - Start Menu Layout - Get-StartApps - Different APPID's

In our Windows Server 2016 Terminal Server Farm I tried to make a default start layout. After some research, it finally works how I want it to. However, I have a question about the different kind of ...
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Windows Installer: The system cannot open the device or file specified

I downloaded as Administrator in Chrome an installer .msi file [Citrix XenCenter Management; so it's not an exotic program] on a Windows Server 2012 R2 into a drive F: which is hosted on the SBS and ...
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Re-Posting this - Terminal Server - Group Policy prevent command line [2] [duplicate]

The actual post was here but it was an old thread and I couldn't find an answer online or with the infrastructure guys from my company as most of them already left. I have a Windows 2008 Terminal ...
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RDS: Redirected printers not showing up in Control Panel or Settings app

I'm having an odd problem with our Remote Desktop Session Host that's running on Windows Server 2019 (version 1809, build 17763.805). I am connecting to this server from my PC (running Windows 10, ...
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COM port redirect wont show up on Windows Server 2012 R2

I can't get serial COM port devices to show up on Windows Server 2012 R2 via RDP. I am having no issue with redirected printers, but when it comes to serial COM devices, they just wont show up. I ...
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Change a password screen script

I am currently trying to make a script that calls the "Change a password" screen without hitting Ctrl+Alt+Delete/End. The problem is we have people in the field using all different keyboard layouts ...
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Black Areas on Remote Desktop - Dell WYSE

my issue is quite similar to this post: MSTSC: Black Areas on Remote Desktop We have multiple users with Dell WYSE 3040 thinclients having the issue of black squares appearing on their display while ...
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Multiple failed logon event on terminal server

I'm encountering multiple failed logon events '4625' on my Windows terminal server. I was quite sure this was due to RDP access from outside. I have closed RDP access from outside but I'm still ...
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Performance Profiling for Firefox on Terminal Server

I have a problem with high CPU load, caused by Firefox (60.6.2 ESR) sessions on a Windows Server 2016 Terminal Server I'm maintaining. However, in Windows Task manager, I can only see the firefox ...
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Terminal Server HKLM registry new key not visible for users

I need to add a new key on HKLM registry for all of my RD Host cluster. I tried to add manually the key with an administrator account and it's fine. But when I login with a normal user these key does ...
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Windows 7 multiple RDP session isn't working

It was working for long time and suddenly it stopped accepting multiple users. I'm not sure how to debug the issue. termsrv.dll version is 6.1.7601.24234 and it is as same as another VM which is 2008 ...
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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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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 RDP sessions in windows server

By default windows will allow two RDP sessions. I need to disable two session operation & allow only one session to access the windows server. Thank you !
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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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Do I need to install active directory on am RDS terminal server?

I am trying to configure a test RDS terminal Windows Server 2012 as a member server to domain controller 2012 that has active directory installed and running on the domain controller. Do I need to ...
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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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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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