Thursday, April 23, 2015

Concurrent user session on Windows Server

Concurrent user session on Windows Server.

Sometimes, a set of users will use same user account to connect to a same server and would require to have a different session. This can be achieved by following the below steps in Windows 2008.
  1. Log into the server using Remote Desktop.
    • In Windows 2008 R2
      • Click Start > Administrative Tools > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration.
    • In Windows 2008
      • Click Start > Administrative Tools > Terminal Services >Terminal Services Configuration.
  2. Double click Restrict Each User to a Single Session.
  3. Uncheck Restrict each user to a single session.
Note: To restrict to a single user session please place a change mark above.