Enable Remote Desktop Services & Allow Simultaneous Logins

Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop Services

  • Launch Server Manager
  • Click Add Roles and Features
  • Click Next and select Remote Desktop Services Installation
  • Click Next and select MultiPoint Services
  • Click Next and then Next again (since its one server, it should by default in the Selected section)
  • Check Restart the destination server automatically if required and click Deploy

Step 2: Allow multiple simultaneous logins

  • Launch Local Group Policy Editor (Start > Run, type gpedit.msc and press Enter)
  • Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host
  • Double-click Connections
  • Double-click Restrict Remote Desktop Services user to a single Remote Desktop Services session, set it to Disabled and click OK.
  • Double-click Limit number of connections and either set it to Disabled or set it to Enabled and give a desired number (The latter is preferred). Click OK.

Step 3: Reboot server and Test

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