Solved

Terminal server with broken clipboard

Posted on 2014-03-05
5
1,134 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-12
Hi experts.

I upgraded a TS 2008 R2 to 2012 R2 (in 2 steps). All went right, all RemoteApps still work, but the clipboard lets us only transport text to and from the RemoteApps, no longer can we transport files via clipboard (Clients are still the same, win7/8.1 with latest RDP Clients)
I see no reason and the event log is clean, the Server is patched. Policies don't interfere.

Anyone seen and solved this before?
0
Comment
Question by:McKnife
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Lee Ingalls
ID: 39906353
Start Task Manager on the Terminal Server by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC, and then verify that the Rdpclip.exe process is running. Note that by default, this process should start when you start your computer.
Start the Terminal Services Configuration snap-in from Administrative Tools.
Right-click the RDP-TCP Connection icon, and then click Properties.
Click the Permissions tab.
Click the Users icon (which represents normal users logging on to the Terminal Server), and then click Advanced.
Click Users, and then click View/Edit.
The Permission Entry for RDP-Tcp dialog box opens. Verify that the Virtual Channels entry has a check under the Allow column, and that the Deny column does not have a check. Click OK.
Click OK until all of the remaining dialog boxes are closed.

Reference: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302443
0
 
LVL 54

Author Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 39906377
Sorry, without rdpclip.exe logically, no text transport would be possible , so yes, it is running.
About configuring the Terminal Services Configuration snap-in from Administrative Tools: this is not present in Server 2012, was last seen on 2008 R2.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Lee Ingalls
ID: 39906408
Apologies for jumping the gun... went through the same thing on 2008 r2.
0
 
LVL 54

Accepted Solution

by:
McKnife earned 0 total points
ID: 39912362
OK, self-solved: expected behavior, see http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserver8gen/thread/9c4eae05-b477-4c2d-8743-56508e870128/#d0e15223-6495-47a8-84fd-d8391857c86e

2012 R2 has changed the game: no longer possible if drive redirection is denied.
0
 
LVL 54

Author Closing Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 39922909
self-solved
0

Featured Post

Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

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

Recently, I was assigned the task of performing a hardware refresh in the datacenter. The previous Windows 2008 systems were connected to the SAN via fiber channel HBA’s and among other thing, had PowerPath installed in order to provide sufficient f…
What to do when Windows Update is not working correctly? What tools can I use to detect the cause of the malfunction problem? What does this numeric error code mean? These and other questions that you have been asking in the past are answered here (…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…

777 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