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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How to stop brute force attacks on Terminal Server (Win2008R2)?

I'm more familiar with Linux tools to stop brute force attacks, so I'm having trouble finding suitable tools for Windows. I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Terminal Server, and I'd like to ...
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Mac OS X multi-user thin client server (terminal server)?

Is there any solution out there to turn a Mac into a true multi-user thin client server? I'd like to set up a few cheap PCs with access to a couple accounts using something like VNC, but it isn't ...
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Remote Desktop failed logon event 4625 not logging IP address on 2008 Terminal Services server

When I use the new remote desktop with ssl and try to log on with bad credentials it logs a 4625 event as expected. The problem is, it doesn't log the ip address, so I can't block malicious logons in ...
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Remote Desktop Session Black after Minimize

PROBLEM: When I minimize a remote desktop session and restore it, the remote desktop screen shows up black. This only happens when connecting to a particular computer. DETAILS: If I start clicking ...
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Logging in as the same user multiple times in Remote Desktop Windows Server 2008

Quick question: I have a situation where I need to let multiple people on different PCs log into one server 2008 machine as administrator simultaneously over remote desktop. I have the CALs for it, it'...
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Remote desktop auto start session on workstation login

I am setting up Remote Desktop Services for use by one of our remote offices. The workstations at the remote office are all Windows 7 Pro, joined to the domain. There is nothing installed on the local ...
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How to create a “terminal server server” in xubuntu

I am pretty new to system administration, and I am definitively new to serverfault, so apologies should my question not be following SF standards to the 100%. This is my problem: I have a xubuntu ...
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2008 R2 Terminal Server: “Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service”

I'm working with an unhealthy Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server configured in a vSphere environment. It currently has 4 vCPUs and 32GB RAM. No overcommitment. The concurrent user count on this server ...
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How do i change Active Directory Password in Windows 2012 Terminal Server without Using CTRL ALT

How do I change Active Directory Password in Windows 2012 Terminal Server without Using CTRL+ALT I can't use CTRL+ALT+END And CTRL+ALT+DEL Is there any other method for invoking the Security Screen ?
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TS Gateway support for Mac?

With Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services you can utilise the Terminal Services Gateway Server to allow RDP access over 443, eliminating the need for VPNs or firewall re-configurations for external ...
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Run RDP Session with only 1 Program

I'm running a Windows Server 2008 box and would like to have users login via RDP, but only be able to run 1 program and if they close the program, to log off the session. Is this possible? The ...
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What's using all my memory?

SOLUTION: There's a lot of stuff to read in this thread, so i'll just summarize here to help. The problem is the VMWare ESX balloon driver which "inflates" the amount of memory "in use&...
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Certificate issue with RemoteApp on Server 2008

I am trying to set up a proof-of-concept demo for deploying applications via RemoteApp, the application-streaming-over-RDP stuff in Windows Server 2008. The TS Gateway server (call it srv-web) and ...
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Instability issues on Windows 2003 R2 32-bit Terminal Servers

We are experiencing issues with instability on some of our Windows 2003 32-bit TS'. After a lot of Googling my suspicions are that it is running out of Page Table Entries (PTE's). From what I can ...
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Automatically log off idle Terminal Services users without using idle session limits?

We have a Remote Desktop Session Host that is accessed by Wyse Winterm 3150SE thin clients running Windows CE 5.0. The stations are open to the public, and are supposed to display our homepage when ...
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Install Certificate in RDP-TCP properties

I'm trying to get certificates to work on our Windows 2008 Terminal server. Currently when we log on using RDP 6.1 client we get an certificate warning saying that the rdp.geas.local certificate is ...
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Does there exist a software-based virtual graphics driver?

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 terminal server as a Hyper-V VM on a brand new Cisco UCS blade running Server 2012 R2. I need the terminal server to support modern display resolutions at 32-...
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The Desktop Window Manager has exited with code (0x40010004)

We are running a Windows 2008 R2 server in a terminal server environment. Every time a user logs in and out of the server we get the following notifications: EventID 9003 The Desktop Window Manager ...
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Terminal server performance over high latency links

Our datacenter and head office is currently in Brisbane, Australia, and we have a branch office in the UK. We have a private WAN with a 768k link to our UK office and the latency is at about 350ms. ...
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Binding the RDP listener to 127.0.0.1 only

I'm trying to bind the remote desktop listener to 127.0.0.1 on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise. I tried tscc.msc but it only lets you choose a certain physical adapter. Also by quickly glancing over ...
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Use RD Gateway to direct users to certain term server?

Is it possible to configure RD Gateway to, depending on a users group, point them to one term server or another? Just trying to make it work on the domain right now.
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Windows Server 2003 Terminal server easiest way to view all mapped drives for all users and the drive status

The Net Use command will only show me what drives that only I have mapped when I am logged into the server. What is the easiest way to see all mapped drives for all users and the status of the drives?...
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Automate the RDS SSL certificate configuration

I am trying to find a command-line tool or script that I can use to select which certificate my Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal Server) will use. I have the certificate ...
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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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Is it possible to link discrete VPN networks?

Our firm is partnered with a smaller firm that would like to outsource part of their IT infrastructure to us. Specifically, they would like to use the same document management software that we do, and ...