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How to Enable/Disable Multiple RDP Sessions in Windows 2012




By default Windows servers allow one Remote Desktop session. If only one session is available and you take over someone else's live session, you can choose to enable multiple RDP sessions. This article describes the process for enabling and disabling multiple sessions.

Steps to activate multiple RDP sessions

  • Log in to the server using a remote desktop.
  • Go to start screen (press Windows key) and type gpedit.msc and open.
  • Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host > Connections.
  • Make settings to limit Remote Desktop Services users to a single Remote Desktop Services session to Disabled.
  • Double click Limit the number of connections and set the Maximum RD Connections allowed to 2.

How to Disable Multiple RDP Sessions

  1. Log into the server using Remote Desktop.
  2. Open the start menu and type ‘gpedit.msc’ and open it
  3. Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host > Connections.
  4. Set Restrict Remote Desktop Services user to a single Remote Desktop Services session to Enabled.

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