[K12OSN] K12LTSP - How easy was that!

Les Finch info at baf-computers.com
Wed Jun 21 15:16:40 UTC 2006

Also this is downloadable from http://www.xpunlimited.com and works when
install on xp pro with 3 users or $125.00 unlimited


On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 10:00 -0400, steve gilmore wrote:
> If I might add a few points. Connecting to a default Windows XP pro, is 
> limited to a single remote administrative session ( see note). Thus if an 
> administrator account logs in , other users are informed their session will 
> be terminated. As a limited user they might not have control, but an 
> administrator could refuse the connection.
> (note) A few years ago when Microsoft released XP betas for testing, one of 
> the original files involved multiple connections with remote desktop  :-) . 
> Thus if one replaces their current file with an older one (termserv.dll)  , 
> multiple independant remote connections are possible. How many, depends on 
> the strength of the target machine. If you create local users on the target 
> XP machine, change them to limited users, and permit local security policy 
> for them to login via network, then the administrator may view all user 
> connections at the task manager  etc..
> XP must not be part of a domain and have fast user switching enabled.
> I can't say yea or nay vis a vis the EULA, since no one complains about 
> multiple vnc connections or multiple pc-anywhere connections or radmin 
> connections, then you decide. After all , it is an original microsoft file.
> http://sala.pri.ee/?page_id=11
> SteveG
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Kronebusch" <jim at winonacotter.org>
> To: "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 9:28 AM
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP - How easy was that!
> >
> > It also allows K12LTSP to be a cheaper way to deploy windows.  In the case 
> > of
> > a normal Terminal Services install you would need either a local copy of
> > Windows XP or the like on your box in order to connect, or you would need 
> > a
> > local license of Windows CE for a terminal to connect, which both cost 
> > money.
> > And you would need a terminal services license for every concurrent
> > connection to the terminal server.  By using LTSP you can avoid the costs 
> > of
> > the local Windows XP or CE install only needing the terminal services 
> > license
> > (CAL).
> >
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