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Account Lockout Policy: Fixed Number of Attempts and You Are Locked Out

If you are a server administrator who does or does not use Active Directory Directory Services, you probably have had this “situation” before: it was still 9AM, the day was barely started when one of the users showed up by your cubicle with a burning torch and other torture devices forming in their mind. 461 more words

Remote Desktop Services

Remote Desktop Services - Resource Sharing

Microsoft Windows comes with some interesting features to help manage how computer resources are shared among users using Remote Desktop Services. I first came across this feature on Windows Server 2012 R2 when I noticed that one of my users’ session was, pretty much out of the blue and quite often, disrupted by the server. 332 more words

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Want to road test Azure RemoteApp ? here’s how in 6 easy steps

Want to test Azure RemoteApp ? here’s how in 6 easy steps

Requirements-wise just need an MSDN subscription, if looking to go production there are no up-front costs and no termination fees with this service. 164 more words


Remotely enable Remote Desktop in Windows 7/8/8.1

Step 1: Open ports in the Windows firewall

There is no native way to change the settings of a remote Windows firewall. However, you can use… 333 more words

Remote Desktop Services

What is new in RDS in Windows Server 2016

Hi, guys!

Windows Server 2016 RTM is closer than you think and here is list of new improvements in RDS .If you would like to suggest new feature or you have something that you want to share with Microsoft staff , please use… 1,137 more words

Windows Server 2016

Force-removing the RDS licensing time-bomb

Force-removing the RDS licensing time-bomb registry entry:

HKLM\system\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM\GracePeriod

RegEdit alone couldn’t do it. It had to actually be run under highest privileges with the help of Sysinternals: psexec -s -i regedit.exe… 9 more words

Windows Server 2012 R2

Looking to set disconnected/idle/active session limits in your XenApp sessions?

Few links to help you set at the policy level, worth noting that active session limits are set at the RDS layer.

To set disconnected / idle timeout settings for your xenapp session: 28 more words