accessing terminal server

I setup terminal server and I typed in our server IP address in RDP the following way:

192.168.254.9/console

The error I get is that it can't find the computer.

Where should I try troubleshooting
al4629740Asked:
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James HIT DirectorCommented:
Try putting a space after the last octet

192.168.254.9 /console
al4629740Author Commented:
Still no good
James HIT DirectorCommented:
try it with admin switch:

192.168.254.9 /admin
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al4629740Author Commented:
still the same
James HIT DirectorCommented:
Go back to server and run netstat -a
See if port 3389 is listening. You can physically access this server, right?
al4629740Author Commented:
Ah.

I access it on port 5540

So what do I type to access it
Venugopal NCommented:
Use the below command to access the server with the specific port.

mstsc /v 192.168.254.9:5540 /admin.

Note: /admin or /console is depend upon the version.To know which option is supported, from command prompt run mstsc /? which will give the option it support.
James HIT DirectorCommented:
You can just type the same command in the RDP client.

192.168.254.9:5540 /admin
al4629740Author Commented:
I erred in my comment.  It looks like it is port 3389 and it does not appear to be listening.  What should I do to turn it on?
Venugopal NCommented:
Run the netstat -ao and get the PID for the 3389 port .

Run the tasklist /svc and check what service is running for the PID.Check if the PID is associated with the terminal service, if not terminal service may be assinged for diffenert port.

To check and change the default port of the Terminal service

http://www.petri.co.il/change_terminal_server_listening_port.htm

Also check ..it may help

http://forums.techarena.in/windows-server-help/541656.htm

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