Terminal services

Remote desktop windows 2008 R2 sessions ends abruptly with Protocol error

When you try to remote control another session on a Windows 2008 R2 terminal server you may receive the message. Change the RDP Compression setting on the server to “Balances memory and network bandwidth” (recommended) or “Optimized to use less memory” using Group Policy. If using Windows Server 2008 R2 you may also choose “Do.

Event log message TermDD: The RDP protocol component “DATA ENCRYPTION” detected an error in the protocol stream and has disconnected the client on windows 2008 server connecting from XP/older thin client

After installing Windows 2008 servers as my terminal server I found that my old VXL Itona thin client would not connect giving the message “Connection reset by peer” . You will likely experience the same problem if you’re running an older RDP 5.1 client on Windows XP or Windows 2003. The reason is that when.