Examining the Terminal Server Key in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control

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SUMMARY

Terminal Services in Windows 2000 implements a number of administrator-configurable values under the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server
The default values are recommended for a reason and should be changed only to troubleshoot a problem or better define the user experience for the sake of administration. Other values might be listed under this key, but they should not be modified.

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Each of the following values is listed under the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server
DeleteTempDirsOnExit
Type: REG_DWORD
Data value: 0x1 Enabled
Data value: 0x0 Disabled
Default data value: 0x1 Enabled

Deletes session-created temporary folders at logoff.

IdleWinStationPoolCount
Type: REG_DWORD
Data value: 0x2 Two Idle Sessions
Data value: 0x1 One Idle Sessions
Data value: 0x0 Zero Idle Sessions
Default data value: 0x2 Application Server
Default data value: 0x0 Remote Administration Server

The number of idle RDP sessions to maintain.

PerSessionTempDir
Type: REG_DWORD
Data value: 0x1 Enabled
Data value: 0x0 Disabled
Default data value: 0x1 Enabled

Use a unique temporary folder for each session.

ProductVersion
Type: REG_SZ
Data value: 5.0
Default data value: 5.0

Indicates the version of Terminal Services (not configurable).

TSAppCompat
Type: REG_DWORD
Data value: 0x1 Application Server
Data value: 0x0 Remote Administration Server
Default data value: 0x1 Application Server
Default data value: 0x0 Remote Administration Server

Uses Application Compatibility mode or not.

TSEnabled
Type: REG_DWORD
Data value: 0x1 Enabled
Data value: 0x0 Disabled

Indicates whether Terminal Services is enabled or not.

FlatTempDir
Type: REG_SZ
Data value: 0x1 Enabled
Data value: 0x0 Disabled
Default data value: 0x0 Disabled

Specifies whether or not a flat temporary folder will be used.

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Article ID: 243215 - Last Review: February 28, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
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