Remote Administration using Terminal Services
- Remote Desktop for Administration (formerly known as Terminal Services in Remote Administration mode) provides remote server management capabilities for
Windows Server 2003family operating systems. Using this feature, you can administer a server from virtually any computer on your network. No license is required for up to two simultaneous remote connections in addition to the server console session. A corresponding desktop version of Remote Desktop for Administration is available on Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, and is called Remote Desktop.
- The Remote Desktops MMC snap-in allows you to create remote connections to the console session of multiple terminal servers, as well as computers running Windows 2000 or
Windows Server 2003family operating systems.
- Remote Desktop Connection, available on
Windows Server 2003family operating systems as well as on Microsoft® Windows® XPoperating systems, enables you to log on to a remote computer and perform administrative tasks, even from a client computer that is running an earlier version of Windows.