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Advanced Power Management Features Are Disabled with Terminal Services

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On a Windows 2000-based server with Terminal Services enabled, Advanced Power Management (APM) features (including the Standby and Hibernate commands) are disabled. The only power management features that are available with Terminal Services enabled are the powering down of hard disks and monitors.
A Windows 2000-based server with Terminal Services enabled is considered to be a computer with high availability requirements. Features such as the Standby and Hibernate commands should not be used in this environment.
This behavior is by design.
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For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
243651 Power Options Icon Missing in Control Panel with Terminal Services Enabled

Article ID: 237551 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 05:08:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

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