Solved

Enable Multiple RDP Sessions | Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on 2016-07-17
5
61 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-02
Dears,

I need to bypass the RDP connection limit of 2 in Windows Server 2012 R2.
It turns out that in order to have it so we need to configure RDS role and point the licensing to our RDS Licence Server.
Can you provide walk through steps to apply this setup noting that I already have a licensing Server.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Hani_SA
5 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Shaik M. Sajid earned 250 total points
ID: 41715798
ok configure RDS licensing server if it's on trial i beleave 180 days you'll get free

then server manager RDS select the following services ,rds
then configure Licensing per user/devise ( it should be similar to the settings mede in licensing manager per user/per client)

all the best
0
 

Author Comment

by:Hani_SA
ID: 41715931
Hey Shaik,

where do I have to install the RDS role on the client on which I need to have more than 2 RDP sessions???
and what about the licensing server do I have to configure anything on this one?

Appreciate if you can provide detailed steps.

Thanks
0
 
LVL 38

Assisted Solution

by:Adam Brown
Adam Brown earned 125 total points
ID: 41716062
Add the add/remove roles wizard, you have to select Remote Desktop Services installation instead of continuing to add roles and features. Once that's done, make sure to select the session host installation. You can then define licensing server in server manager.
0
 
LVL 78

Assisted Solution

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 125 total points
ID: 41716191
each SERVER not client requires the remote Desktop Host Service. Did you configure the Licensing Server and add the appropriate RDS CALS?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Hani_SA
ID: 41739438
Hey Guys,

I managed to get the configuration to work.

Thanks so much for your support
0

Featured Post

Top 6 Sources for Identifying Threat Actor TTPs

Understanding your enemy is essential. These six sources will help you identify the most popular threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

Join & Write a Comment

Local Printing Using Remote Desktop Windows 7 sometimes has issues with printing to a local printer using a Remote Desktop Connection (RDC). The 1st step is to verify that printers are checked on the Local Resources tab of the Remote Desktop C…
The article will show you how you can maintain a simple logfile of all Startup and Shutdown events on Windows servers and desktops with PowerShell. The script can be easily adapted into doing more like gracefully silencing/updating your monitoring s…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to use Boot Corrector from Paragon Rescue Kit Free to identify and fix the boot problems of Windows 7/8/2012R2 etc. As an example is used Windows 2012R2 which lost its active partition flag (often happen…
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…

747 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now