The remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop License Servers available to provide a license

It could be that a session was left connected. If thats the case I’ll try using the admin console command and see if I can get connected with it.

On you local computer, go to Start -> Run then paste this and hit enter

mstsc.exe /admin

It’ll prompt for IP and then user/pass. It looks like it opens Remote Desktop Connection, but really its the “admin console”

A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server.

Windows 2008 R2

1) SQL Server should be up and running.

All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> SQL Server Services, and check if SQL Server service status is “Running”.

Run “sqlcmd -L” in your command prompt to ascertain if your server is included in your network list.

2) Enable TCP/IP in SQL Server Configuration

When two or more SQL Servers are connected across network they do all communication using TCP/IP. The default port of SQL Server installation is 1433. This port can be changed through SQL Server Configuration Manager. TCP/IP should be enabled for SQL Server to be connected.

Go to All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> Select TCP/IP >> right click and enable

3) Open Port in Windows Firewall

Go to Control Panel >> Windows Firewall >> Change Settings >> Exceptions >> Add Port

Make the following entries in popup “Add a Port” and click OK.
Name : SQL
Port Number: 1433
Protocol: Select TCP

1) SQL Server should be up and running.

Go to All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> SQL Server Services, and check if SQL Server service status is “Running”.

2) Enable TCP/IP in SQL Server Configuration

Go to All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> Select TCP/IP >>Right Click on TCP/IP >> Click on Enable

restart SQL Server Services

3) Open Port in Windows Firewall

Go to Control Panel >> Windows Firewall >> Change Settings >> Exceptions >> Add Port

Make the following entries in popup “Add a Port” and click OK.
Name : SQL
Port Number: 1433
Protocol: Select TCP

4) Enable Remote Connection

All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager
Right click on the server node and select Properties.
Go to Left Tab of Connections and check “Allow remote connections to this server”

5) Enable SQL Server Browser Service
Go to All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> SQL Server Browser

Installing the Remote Desktop Session Host role service on a computer running Windows Server 2012 without the Remote Desktop Connection Broker role service

This configuration, will provide desktop sessions to users based on the number of Remote Desktop Services client access license (RDS CALs) installed on the server, but will not provide access to RemoteApp programs or the RDWeb site.

Consideration for installing the Remote Desktop Session Host role service on a computer running Windows Server 2012 without the Remote Desktop Connection Broker role service.

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Enabling Adobe Flash Player on Windows Server 2012 / R2 and installing Flash Player on Windows 2008 R2.

Internet Explorer 10 is available by default with Windows Server 2012 /R2 , which includes Adobe Flash Player as a platform feature. However, the plugin is enabled only if you enable the Desktop Experience feature.

To enable Desktop Experience on Windows Server 2012

1. Open Server Manager and click Add Roles and Features.
2. When the Add Roles and Features Wizard appears, specify the appropriate values on the Installation Type, Server Selection, and Server Roles pages.
3. On the Features page, expand User Interfaces and Infrastructure and select Desktop Experience.
4. On the Confirmation page, select Restart the destination server automatically if required and click Install.

On Windows 2008 R2 please visit www.adobe.com to download and install the latest version of Flash Player. It is not necessary to enable Flash Player on Windows 2008 R2.

Add New Drive to Windows 2012

Once you’ve added a new hard disk to Windows Server 2012, you’ll notice that it’s not showing up as a new drive in My Computer. To add a new hard drive to Windows Server 2012, do the following:

Open Server Manager
Click on File and Storage Services
Click on Disks
Right click on the new hard drive that you’ve just added
Click Bring Online, and click Yes
Next, right click on the new hard drive and click New Volume
Go through the wizard to allocate a drive letter to the new hard disk

How to install php on Windows Server 2012

Installing PHP on Windows 2012 with Web Platform Installer

1. Open the Web Platform Installer from the following location on your filesystem:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Web Platform Installer\WebPlatformInstaller.exe

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Note: If the Web Platform installer is not currently installed it can be downloaded via the following link: https://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx

Then click the download to open the program.

2. Search for PHP.

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3. Select Add next to the version of PHP you wish to install and click Install.
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