I have a number of clients (but not all) using SBS 2003 SP 2 or Windows 2003 Standard Edition SP 2 that I am having reocurring RDP connection issues with. All of my clients are managed in a similar fashion but a few are having reoccuring issues reconnecting using RDP.
For example: If I update the servers and then reboot them I cannot reconnect using RDP. I can reboot the server(s) either by going onsite or using Advanced iLO where I have it installed but I cannot reconnect using RDP until I have done so using one of these methods. This happens everytime I update them and have to reboot to apply the updates.
I have Pix 501 or 506 in all locations with port 3389 open and the windows firewall is set to allow port 3389. I am getting frustrated with the extra steps I am having to perform to effectively manage these clients.
On the clients I have Advanced iLO installed on I can watch them and see that they do not reboot. They just disconnect and then I can't reconnect using RDP. So, I have to use Advanced iLO to reboot them. Once they are rebooted I can reconnect using RDP. A very strange and frustrating issue.
Has anyone else experienced these types of issues?