Windoes xp RDP  user limit for Windows server 2003

Posted on 2011-10-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Dear Sir,
                i have given RDP shortcuts to my windows xp users for Tally which is unstalled in windows server 2003 . i have 6 users, will six of them can be able to connect through RDP at same time and work ?
how many users can work on RDP at same time ?
Kindly advice
Question by:sanjeevkmrs
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    Accepted Solution

    The Server 2003 is limited to a single console connection and two other RDP connections. If you need more users to login and work on the same time, this must be a Terminal Server.
    The users needs also a licenses (This is called CAL's). Conatct the company you  buy Software.

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    by:Lee W, MVP
    2003 Server does not support USERS connecting to it without getting Terminal Services Client Access Licenses (now sold as Remote Desktop Client Access Licenses).  2003 permits two ADMINISTRATORS plus a console session for remote access, but to suggest USERS should be permitted to use them is,, in my opinion, irresponsible and dangerous.  Furthermore, some applications may not work appropriately if the server is not properly configured for users.
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    Expert Comment

    And Citix is an alternative to Terminal Services
    and here is a third-party alternative

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