Allow Multiple Administrators to login to Server 2008

Written by Allen White on. Posted in SBS2008/2011, Server 2008

IT Problem

Most IT departments have multiple administrators to manage the domain, these admins may need access to servers at the same time, this is an issue as out of the box server 2008 will only allow one remote connection to server 2008 at a time. Follow the guide below on how to allow multiple administrators to connect to server 2008.

IT Solution

This is very simple to do. Follow the step by step guide below

Click Start, All Programs, Administrative Tools,

Select Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration.

Right click in the Edit Settings box

Terminal Services Admins

Terminal Services Admins

click on properties and uncheck the box next to Restrict each user to a single session.

server 2008 Administrator

server 2008 Administrator

Allen White
Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

ITPS provides strategic IT consultancy, implementation, data centre provision and unified communications, as well as support services and workspace and disaster recovery. If you require a consultation then please contact me via the contacts section or direct on 07931222991, add me on linkedin.


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