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I've got one project where I need to RDP in to a windows server, then RDP from that one in to another one. The second one is constantly unavailable - 'too many terminal services connections' or something like that. But this is only one client, and it'll be over soon. You have my condolences.



Tip: log in to the console. From cmd line :

mstsc /v:servername /admin mstsc /v:servername /console

admin or console switch depends on version of Windows. One of them will work. Most ppl don't know this. It also has the advantage (in a pinch) that if you need to login to a server, you can log out the current console session and login yourself. Something you can't do with regular terminal sessions (Unless the server is in a domain, and you can connect to terminal services manager remotely and log ppl off)

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There are command line tools for logging people off (all of which require the permissions to do so, not so much being on a domain):

http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2003/12/30/Managing-T...

http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2005/02/remotely-managing-r...

(be sure to read the comments for additional tips)

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