[Samba] MS Remote Desktop issue related to Samba 4 ?

Andy Durant adurant at vestec.com
Tue May 13 10:41:17 MDT 2014

Getting stuck on the welcome screen is almost related to a DNS issue 
with RDP.

Have you checked and double checked your dns settings?


On 5/13/2014 12:38 PM, Linda W wrote:
> Andreas Oster wrote:
>> We are unable to connect to Win7 machines (all available latest patches
>> installed) via RDP after they have been joined to the domain. We have
>> made sure, that RDP is enabled and the firewall exceptions are in place.
>> We actually tried with firewall turned off, also. When trying to connect
>> with an AD account we get to the welcome screen but not further. 
> ---
>    What do you mean by you "get to the "welcome screen but not further"?
>    The only welcome message I see is when it is in the final stages 
> (I've been
> authenticated) and then it goes on to show me the desktop.
>    I would think it is checking permissions then.  Does it just hang? or
> is there any message?
>    Are you sure the login you are using to RDP is permitted on the client
> to login remotely?  I.e. if you go to the system properties page
> (controlpanel->system, "advanced system settings", then select the 
> 'Remote'
> tab -- bottom section shows where you can select which users are allowed.
>    Might check the event logs on the target system to see if it says
> anything about any attempts to login via remote-desktop...

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