Follow the steps below to configure your Windows server to allow two Administrator connections simultaneously.


The information in this articles applies only to Windows servers.

The Default setup in Windows Server 2008 R2 is to only allow a single session per user. This means that two different connections to the machine as the Administrator user are not allowed. This setting can be changed by logging into the server and accessing

Start > Administrative Tools > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration

Concurrent Remote Desktop Connections