This article was previously published under Q327508
To troubleshoot Session Directory for Terminal Services servers, you can use the Terminal Services Session Directory logging feature. This article describes how to turn on this feature.
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Stop the Terminal Services Session Directory service.
Start the Terminal Services Session Directory Service. If you selected option 3 in step 5, Terminal Service Session Directory placess the output in a log file that is named Tssdis.log under following folder.
For Windows Server 2008 based Terminal Services Session broker, under %systemroot%\system32\tssesdir folder.
For Windows Server 2003 based Terminal Service Session Directory service, under %systemroot%\system32 folder.
The Terminal Services Session directory log file contains the following entries: