ERROR The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections. RDP Solution

image

Using RDP from windows to access a remote server of Windows 2003. The problem sometimes appears that you cannot connect with an error reported as:

ERROR The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections

image

 

The Problem

The cause of this is that you have remote sessions that have not exited correctly. Either the connection to the server was lost, or the user simply clicked the close X at the top of the session.

AND

You have your settings in Terminal Server set to hold dropped or inactive sessions either for a period of time or forever.

 

To Solution

At the Start Button on the computer where you would normally run Remote Desktop Connection from.

Click Start

Run

Type in “mstsc.exe –admin”

image

Then enter the connection details that you would normally use, and away you go.

Posted by InteractiveWebs

This blog is the combined blog work of the InteractiveWebs Dev Team. Together we work on a range of DotNetNuke (DNN) applications, modules, Silverlight, and Microsoft CRM Portal integration products. Our Business is website design and hosting, with a strong focus on DotNetNuke, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Silverlight and iPhone iPad development.

6 comments

its works.!! thanks

InteractiveWebs

No Problem!

it worked. Thanks so much..

InteractiveWebs

Welcome.

thank you alot i just searched 8 pages and finally found the answer
anyway u can restart ur VPS using reboot panel in ur hosting, but this is safer ;D

InteractiveWebs

You are welcome.

Leave a Reply