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  Views: 3514Topic:: «RDC's console options for W2K+ Servers., Remote Desktop Switches.» on forum: Famatech Software Good Wishes
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I'm not really sure how many people are aware of this, but Windows Server 2003 (and possibly 2000, haven't tested it personally but I believe it works) allows you to connect to the console session on a remote desktop enabled server using the command-line switch /console.

e.g.

mstsc.exe /v:SERVERNAME /console

where the MSTSC executable is the Remote Desktop Client software installed by default on all XP/W2K workstations. It is downloadable from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/tools/rdclientdl.mspx for Win9X based machines.

Additionally, a .rdp configuration file can be edited in notepad.exe to include the line:

connect to console:i:1

to achieve the same effect. Note, when connecting with either of these two methods, the session on the monitor at the console is locked, hiding the actions of the remote desktop session similar to the behavior of XP remote desktop for those that have tried it.

So if your running remote admin purely to administer Win2k/3 servers, the may be no need for you to do so. Even then, I guess its an option while you wait for 3.0 to be released smile:)

More information can be found here:
http://dev.remotenetworktechnology.com/ts/rdpfile.htm
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