Windows 2003 Terminal Server Problem

Posted on 2007-11-28
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I have been having problems with Windows Terminal Server 2003 logon.

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Userenv
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1505
Date:            29/11/2007
Time:            10:16:07 AM
User:            DCW\administrator
Computer:      APPSERVER
Windows cannot load the user's profile but has logged you on with the default profile for the system.

 DETAIL - Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.

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Has anyone got any ideas?

I thought it was a Licensing issue at first.

Question by:pklu
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Alex342 earned 500 total points
ID: 20371678
try to check virtual memory and disk space

Author Comment

ID: 20371688
virtual memory was set to 2064. I have now set it to dynamic. i have 30 percent disk space free.

After making Virtual memry changes does it need a reboot to take affect?

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ID: 20371692
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by:Michael Pfister
ID: 20372096
A reboot may fix the problem for a while.
Its a 32bit version of Windows 2003 Server? Then check the boot.ini of your server if you use the /3GB switch. If yes, remove it. Some applications don't like it and leak memory.

Expert Comment

ID: 22388198
Reboots are a temporary fix.  Event ID 1505 along with 1508 are directly referred to here:  It requires a registry modification.  The server we are having trouble with has plenty of virtual memory.  There are no rights issues.


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