Windows 2003 Server / Terminal Services

Posted on 2004-11-03
Last Modified: 2010-04-14

My company just purchased a Dell 2850 with Windows 2003 server installed. There will be one computer connecting via terminal services for administration purposes. Note, the connection will most likely being via an internal LAN.

I seem to be having trouble enabling this server for connection. The configurations is as follows:

Active Desktop: Enabled
Licenging: Remote Desktop For Administration

Thanks for your help in advance.


Chris B
Question by:cbarone2004
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    Accepted Solution

    There's not much to do on a W2k3 server: Simply go to the properties of "My Computer", go to the Remote tab, and enable the remote access there. There's no need to install the TS in remote administration mode as in Windows 2000, and there's no need for a TS license server either.
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    Expert Comment

    oBdA is exactly right. win 2003 adopted the XP style of Terminal Services instead of having to install TS.

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