More than 2 remote connections on a Windows Server 2003 R2?

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My Windows 2003 server standard r2 supports 2 concurent remote administration connecions. How can I make that 3? I can sacrifice the console session or remote control the console session if I can. Help!
ASKED: October 14, 2010  5:32 PM
UPDATED: March 2, 2011  11:00 PM

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Contact microsoft for a bigger/better license…

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If u click Start > Administration Tools > Terminal Services Configuration > Properties > RDP-tcp > Network Adapter ! and alas ! u get the Unlimited connections is grayed out.
and again u try Maximum connections to change the value as 1 but it could not response !
Ya ! This is a licensing issue. In details u have to purchase “Terminal Services CALs” and get that what u want.

If u run into the same problem that does not allow the server for connections are full and may see by using <b>qwinsta</b> and <b>rwinsta</b> for query about the terminate sessions thru command prompt…

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  • Karl Gechlik
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  • Hlx
    Depending on your client version, try either mstsc.exe -admin or mstsc.exe -console.
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