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Terminal services with multiple monitors

Posted on 2011-10-26
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have two servers.  One is 2008 Standard and the other 2008 R2 Standard

I have configured my client to use all monitors under display.

If I connect to the R2 server everything works great.  Connecting to the standard server will not use multi monitors.

Any thoughts??
Question by:Curtis Long
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Rob Williams earned 2000 total points
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Multiple monitors are not supported with server 2008, only server 2008 R2 or a Win 7 PC. Both of the latter also require SP1.
Server 2008 will support "spanning" which is a crude form of multiple montors. To do so start the Remote Desktop client from the run box using:
mstsc /v:ServerName /span
or  mstsc /v:IPaddress /span

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