The Connection Cannot Be Completed Because The Remote Computer That Was Reached Is Not The One You Specified

When connecting via RDP (Remote Desktop Services / Terminal Server), you may get the following error: The connection cannot be completed because the remote computer that was reached is not the one you specified. This could be caused by an outdated entry in the DNS cache. Try using the IP address of the computer instead […]
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How To Setup Remote Desktop Services 2012 Step By Step

The setup of Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012 comprises of 6 component services: Remote Desktop Services Virtualisation Host – This is the VDI setup for 2012, enabling the terminal server to host multiple Windows client VMs Remote Desktop Services Session Host – This is the Terminal Server, as it was traditionally known Remote […]
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How To Transfer Terminal Services Licenses In Windows 2003, 2008, 2012

I haven’t had to move licenses from one terminal services license server for a number of years, but I’ve recently migrated from Terminal Server 2008 R2 to Terminal Services in Windows Server 2012. Naturally, this involves transferring the terminal services licenses from 2008 R2 to 2012 then upgrading the licenses. Back in the days of […]
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Windows 2008 Terminal Server Printer Redirection Not Working

If you have enabled printer redirection on the RDP client (Options -> Local Resources -> Printers checkbox), but redirection of your local printers is still not working and you are connecting to a Windows 2008 terminal server, then it may be that you haven’t installed .NET 3.5 on the client. Since Windows Server 2008, .NET […]
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