I'm having a real annoying intermittent problem with RDP. We are (trying to)
connecting to Server 2003 from XP Pro workstations.
The problem happens when we have the RDP login box, click connect and it
looks like it tries to connect but the login box flashes back up after half a
The weird thing is that after a reboot, all is well. This can even resolve
itself without rebooting the affected server - once the problem happened on a Friday afternoon and
then RDP worked fine on Monday morning.
I support over 800 servers remotely and it happens to random servers -
I have found people with similar problems who state that it is a problem
with the ATI graphics driver - once this driver has been rolled back or
updated, the problem goes away. I have tried this and the problem still
Because we dont know what causes it, we dont know on which server it will
I want to resolve this without rebooting the server, not good practice to go round rebooting business critical servers all the time.
We know its not a port problem, not the firewall, there are no entries in
I am really struggling!
Sorry for the long post but hope someone has had a similar problem.