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Summary of Licensing Diagnosis 2

Understanding the licensing state of a terminal server though Licensing Diagnosis Summary of Licensing Diagnosis is a summing up of various factors such as the Terminal Services Configuration and License Server information, and is a good indication of the state and availability of a terminal server.  It is the first visible entity and lies above...

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Changes to Remote Administration in Windows Server 2008

This article describes the differences between Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 when you use the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client to remotely connect to the server for administrative purposes.   In Windows Server 2003, you can start the RDC client (mstsc.exe) with the /console switch to remotely connect to the physical console session on the server...

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Terminal Services Licensing Diagnosis Snap-in extension

Identify potential licensing problems for the terminal server. In Windows server 2008, a new snap-in extension, Licensing Diagnosis, has been added to the terminal server configuration snap-in to assist the administrator in managing and maintaining terminal servers.  Licensing Diagnosis can analyze a terminal server and highlight potential service-affecting issues that might be encountered due to...

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For Customer Services and Support division employees at Microsoft it’s inevitable that, if you talk directly to customers at all, you will be asked whether you are certified.  I’ve even heard our customers ask development folks (aka programmers) that question in the past.  The question was followed by a pause as the programmer silently had...

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Upcoming Terminal Services Webcasts

In November, the Terminal Services team will be doing a series of in-depth technical webcasts on a variety of the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2008.  Below is a full list of the webcasts. If you can’t make it to them live they will be archived for playback.   Presentation Virtualization...

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Client Requirements for TS Web Access in Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate (RC0)

Starting with the RC0 release of Windows Server 2008, Terminal Services Web Access (TS Web Access) requires the most recent update to the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client software. This updated version is available in the beta versions of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). If you are...

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