Category: Remote Desktop Services

Remote Desktop Services: Shadowing fails with unknown error

Martin 12/02/2018

With the new Microsoft patches for Spectre and Meltdown, many will see that they can no longer shadown their users with Terminal Server / Remote Desktop Services, all they will get is this: “Shadow error: Unspecified error” Only solution, as of the time of writing is to install theese KB’s on their respective system: Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB4057401): https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4057401 Windows Server 2016 (KB4057142): https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4057142  

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Remote Desktop: How and why you want to sign your RDP file

Martin 05/10/2017

When you have your Remote Desktop farm spinning with connection broker and the right certificates, all should be over with the certificate warnings…..ehh should?? You create a RDP profile for your users, so they have a shortcut on their desktops for the RD farm, but they get this screen: But did i just not install certificates on my connection broker and all my RDS hosts?! YES But when I just open the remote desktop connection… Remote Desktop: How and why you want to sign your RDP file

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