Terminal Services in SBS 2008

SBS 2008 is configured for Remote Desktop for Administration and TS Gateway during setup. However, it is not supported to install the Terminal Services role on the SBS server due to security, performance, and reliability purposes. Even though the installation of the Terminal Services role will not fail, you will receive the following error in […]

SBS 2008 is configured for Remote Desktop for Administration and TS Gateway during setup. However, it is not supported to install the Terminal Services role on the SBS server due to security, performance, and reliability purposes. Even though the installation of the Terminal Services role will not fail, you will receive the following error in Terminal Services Configuration when attempting to change the licensing mode from Remote Desktop for Administration to any other mode:

Unable to complete operation: 8007013D

In addition, the SBS Console will crash if you attempt to open any of the following links:

  • In the Users tab: "Purchase additional client access licenses"
  • In the Computers tab: "Purchase additional client access licenses"
  • In the Networking, connectivity tab: "Manage Router" (several locations under properties)
  • In the Shared Folders tab: "Browse any of the shares"

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