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New-SessionDeployment failed - you cannot restart the local server

Posted on 2013-06-05
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Hello,

Trying to install RDS on a Server 2012 installation, using the powershell commands.

New-SessionDeployment -ConnectionBroker Server1.Domain.local -WebAccessServer Server1.Domain.local -SessionHost Server1.Domain.local

It fails with the errors:

New-SessionDeployment:  Validation failed for the "RD Session Host" Parameter. Server1.Domain.local    You cannot restart the local server.
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Are you running in an elevated Powershell session? Run powershell as an administrator or turn off UAC and try again.
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How do i do that from the command line?  I installed 2012 w/o the GUI.
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ignore the last comment, i got it.  Though i'm pretty sure it runs as admin by default.

Same error msg.

Edit:  Turned off UAC and rebooted, no change.
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Closing, I reinstalled the server and it's working now.
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To close the ticket, reinstalled server and issue is no longer there.
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