here this happens several times in the past.
However, not just with rdesktop (on FreeBSD, Solaris 9) but with the
MS terminal services client, too.
That's why I did not inform this list about it.
Sometimes you simply can not connect. The entry in the event log shows
like "encryption error" or so.
This seems to be a problem with the server side but I could not yet
combination of server/client OS: W2k, W2k3 and client version(s) - is
exactly this behaviour.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rdesktop-users-admin@...
> [SMTP:rdesktop-users-admin@...] On Behalf Of Ian
> Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 4:26 PM
> To: Vasant Shenoy; e.male@...
> Cc: rdesktop-users@...
> Subject: Re: [rdesktop-users] Cant connect to windows
> Vasant Shenoy wrote:
> > I find problems connecting to my Win2k server from my LAN using rdesktop
> 1.3.1 from my RH9 server.Whenever I try to connect using Terminal Services
> Client, the win2k screen flashes for a brief second before i get the
> message "Connection reset by peer".
> Eric W. Holzapfel wrote:
> > I can connect to computers on my internal lan no problem, but I am
> > unable to connect to
> > a computer over the internet.
> I suspect both of these problems are down to the remote server's
> licensing -- you've probably previously connected using the same machine
> name, been assigned a temporary three-month licence and that's now
> Try calling the server with "rdesktop -n any_name <servername>" and see
> if you get any further.
> Be aware though that this will take another temporary licence from the
> server under the name you put after -n, and that licence itself will
> expire again in three months. It's not really a legal way of doing
> things to just keep changing to new temporary licences -- you should buy
> a CAL for your Linux box and install it on the remote server.
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