Thursday, February 27, 2014

Clipboard not working in Windows 2008 RDP Session


There maybe instances that you find that you are unable to use the clipboard operations in a Remote Desktop Session in Windows 2008.

To resolve the issue, please follow the below

 Ensure that the fDisableClip set to 0 under
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\Winstations\RDP-Tcp

If fDisableClip is set to 1 rdpclip.exe will terminate, because clipboard mapping is disabled. Check that rdpclip is still listed under Addins

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\Addins\Clip Redirector
Name REG_SZ RDPClip
Type REG_DWORD 0x00000003

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer network. (An unexpected network error occurred. ). Group Policy processing aborted.

You may encounter the below in Windows 2003 Servers when attempting to perform gpupdate to refresh the group policies

Error:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Userenv
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1054
User:  NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: SERVER
Description:
Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer network. (An unexpected network error occurred. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
For more information, see Help and Support Center athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp


To overcome this:
Create the registry keys as below and restart the server
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
“GpNetworkStartTimeoutPolicyValue”=dword:0000003c
“GroupPolicyMinTransferRate”=dword:00000000
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
“GroupPolicyMinTransferRate”=dword:00000000