Solved

Observe Remote Desktop Connections

Posted on 2004-03-28
5
903 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Hi there,

I'm working with a colleague who is connecting to a test Win2k3 server using Remote Desktop.
My question is how do I configure the Remote Desktop connection so I can observe his actions?
I can't see an option in the RDP properties on the server.

thanks,

John
0
Comment
Question by:jjbarnsley
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 10698366
You can only have a RDP session 'in private'..   It does not work like VNC or the XP Assistance Feature...  At least not any way that I know of...  Remember that RDP is actually Terminal Services in Admin mode...

If anyone else has a workaround, I would love to hear it..

FE
0
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Fatal_Exception earned 500 total points
ID: 10698378
So I guess my answer would be no way, no how..  Sorry, cannot be done..  Try Remote Assistance...  or a third party utility like VNC..

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/security/ws03mngd/20_s3rem.mspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:jjbarnsley
ID: 10698380
I had a feeling this might be the case. Will try Remote Assis/VNC,

thanks for the prompt reply,

regards,

John
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 10698394
Good luck John...  And thanks..

FE
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:berdt
ID: 12154354
you accepted the wrong answer.
Use tsadmin.exe, select the users' session, right click and choose "Remote Control".
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Organizations create, modify, and maintain huge amounts of data to help their businesses earn money and generally function.  Typically every network user within an organization has a bit of disk space to store in process items and personal files.   …
I've always wanted to allow a user to have a printer no matter where they login. The steps below will show you how to achieve just that. In this Article I'll show how to deploy printers automatically with group policy and then using security fil…
Established in 1997, Technology Architects has become one of the most reputable technology solutions companies in the country. TA have been providing businesses with cost effective state-of-the-art solutions and unparalleled service that is designed…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question