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Security error when connecting to Terminal Services

Posted on 2004-08-16
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I get an error, " Because of a security error, the client could not connect to the remote comptuer.  Verify that you are logged on to the network and then try connecting again".  

I have two servers one SBS2003, its the main DC and one application non DC (member) w2k server.  The non DC server as an application that needs access from remote staff.  I have a sonicwall firewall configured for VPN and setup to get the DHCP infor from the main SBS2003 server.  In which it does.  I have validated this in the lease addresses of the dhcp console.  I can connect all the time to the main SBS2003 server via terminal services but I get the above error when I go to connect the the W2K application server.  When I'm in house I can connect terminal services just fine to the W2K application server.  I only get this error when I access the application server remotely.   Any Ideas.  

I did a search and licenses was mentioned but since this is a W2K server and I'm using XP, I should have a license issue on that application server, right?

Fred
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by:Bulls-Eye
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Oops,  Sorry about all the grammar errors.  I was in a rush.

Fred
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Yan_west earned 500 total points
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From Microsoft support:

Because of a security error, the client could not connect to the Terminal Server
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=329896
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by:Yan_west
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Hmm, also, is there any event id in the server when you try to connect remotely?
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by:nathan_jardine
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I had a similar problem and I disabled the license logging service and was able to get in with no problems.
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by:Bulls-Eye
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Ok, I checked the license logging service and it was disabled. The only event id's are printer ones like 1106 and 1111, printer driver not found.  I printed out the microsoft case and I'm going down there to execute those steps.  I'll let you guys know what I find out.

Thanks for all your help!  
Fred
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by:Bulls-Eye
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It was the termial server certificate that was corrupted.  I had to delete the registry entries and re-install terminal services.  Thanks everyone for your fast response and help.

Fred
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by:Roadrnnr
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I am having the same problem but it only happens when you connect with a 98 or 2000 machine. When i connect with an XP client its fine. No events logged. Tried wiping the cerfificates out of the registry and reactivating, even by phone. Still no luck. Any ideas?
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by:Roadrnnr
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Heh,.... nevermind, it appears that after you do the certificate stuff a reboot is required :)
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