Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

RDP from Win7 to Srv2008

Posted on 2013-11-21
9
Medium Priority
?
316 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
I have an issue with one computer that over night, it can no longer connect to server 2008 or windows 7 computers.

When trying to connect it will ask for user/pass and then just disconnect.

It can connect to server 2003 or XP.

It was working fine the day before and other computes have no problem connecting to server 2008 or windows 7 computers.
0
Comment
Question by:maemckay
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 3
9 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Nathan P
ID: 39667201
If that computer is Windows 7, open the main "RDP" config by running the remote desktop connection app (or go start - run - "mstsc" and hit enter)

Click Show Options in the bottom left, BEFORE you connect!
Click the Advanced tab.

Set the "If server authentication fails:" option to "Warn Me" or "Connect and Don't Warn Me" It might help.
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:rajivkumar07
ID: 39669256
- Check the logs on server 2008 to see if you see anything there.

- Restart remote services on windows 7.
0
 

Author Comment

by:maemckay
ID: 39669488
LectricX, tried both still no change.

rajivkumar07, already looked at the server logs and could not find any information. We also tried to restart the services before asking the question.
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Nathan P
ID: 39669503
Are other Windows 7 clients able to RDP to the same server in question?

Can you use Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager to connect from the machine in question?
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21101
0
 

Author Comment

by:maemckay
ID: 39669613
LectricX, yes other can. We use connection manager as well, the error with that is "Disconnected from "server" (Socket closed)".
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Nathan P
ID: 39670257
So, then is the Win7 client you are using banned or blocked using Windows Firewall?
Try changing the Win7 client's IP?
0
 

Author Comment

by:maemckay
ID: 39685761
The firewall on the server is turned off. We use ESET's firewall, I have tried with ESET disabled on both client and server.

I tried a different IP on the workstation, no change.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
maemckay earned 0 total points
ID: 39696759
Thanks for the help, I reimaged the computer.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:maemckay
ID: 39705717
I could not spend anymore time on the problem.
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The recent Microsoft changes on update philosophy for Windows pre-10 and their impact on existing WSUS implementations.
A quick guide on how to use Group Policy to create a custom power plan and set it active on Windows 7.
This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and will go into detail regarding Action Center, Windows Firewall, System, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
Suggested Courses

715 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question