IT Administrator tools

Connection management tools:

Remote Administration and management tools:

MS Windows 7

  • Download the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 – manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7. This includes the Hyper-V management tools.

MS Windows Server 2008:

  • Core Configurator 2.0
  • Managing Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Services) using Windows PowerShell 2008 R2 only
  • XenApp cmdlets for Windows Powershell
  • MS Windows Server 2003:

    • 961151 – When you start the Terminal Services Manager tool in Windows Server 2003, the tool crashes, and event ID 1000 is logged on a computer that has multiple processors
    • Terminal Services Tools and Settings
    • Remote Administration of Windows Servers Using Remote Desktop for Administration White Paper
    • 814590 – How to enable and to configure Remote Desktop for Administration in Windows Server 2003
    • 256588 – Using Terminal Services for remote administration of Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003 domain controllers in Directory Service Restore mode
    • 281307 – Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 Are Not Advertised as Terminal Services Servers
    • 839941 – You cannot enter a password that has more than 14 characters when you try to connect to a session from Task Manager or from Terminal Services Manager in Windows Server 2003
    • 302801 – The Use of Tscon.exe Can Leave a Previously-Locked Console Unlocked


    • CTX124644 – Error: A later version of the Citrix Access Management Console – Framework Snap-in is already installed

    Remote Control, Shadowing, Remote Assistance:

    • 2634832 – Shadowing a Remote Desktop Session with FQDN may fail
    • CTX040083 – Troubleshooting and Explaining Citrix ICA Shadowing
    • 278845 – How to Connect to and Shadow the Console Session with Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services
    • 292190 – How to Shadow a Terminal Server Session Without Prompt for Approval
    • 233365 – Err Msg: Session ID [Session Number] Remote Control Failed
    • 281156 – Cannot Remotely Control a Disconnected Session
    • 281909 – Terminal Services: You Receive No Warning When Shadowed Session Ends
    • 301527 – How to configure a computer to receive Remote Assistance offers in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP
    • 970907 – Error message when you try to offer Remote Assistance from an expert computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista: “Windows Remote Assistance is closing”
    • 976110 – A terminal server session that is shadowed is incorrectly disconnected when the terminal server session that is shadowing stops shadowing on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
    • 979557 – Stop error on a terminal server that is running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008 when a user remotely controls another terminal server session: “STOP: 0x0000007E”


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