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I have 3 terminal servers in a farm. I have removed the DNS entry on one server to remove it from the farm. However users are still connecting to that server. what must I do th remove one server from a farm
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by:Tony Giangreco
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You can stop the TS/RDP services. That server should also be listed somewhere is the RDP manager along with the others. I'd remove it.
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We are not using a gateway server. the server is on on LAN
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- Make sure you have removed that server from "Session Broker Computers" group. You will find this group on server where "Remote Desktop Connection Broker" role is installed.

- Change Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration setting and dis-join server from farm.

- Remove round robin entry from DNS for that server (FarmName x.x.x.x)

- Users can still connect to that server if they specify hostname or IP address of that server. To prevent users from connecting to that server remove users/group from "Remote Desktop Users" group of that server.
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I will give this a try
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Thank everyone for the help. This response did the trick
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