[THIN] Re: Session disconnects not removing

  • From: "cherie.watts" <cherie.watts@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2004 09:08:39 +1000

Hi Jennifer

Whenever I have a profile unloading problems which I generally see when 
winlogon has wait processes. I enable user environment debugging. 

It helps to to be able to see what is going on. 


Hope this helps.


Cherie Watts

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henske, Jennifer" <Jennifer.Henske@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2004 0:57 am
Subject: [THIN] Session disconnects not removing

> Interesting problem with Terminal Server 2003.  We have an 2003 AD 
> grouppolicy set to remove disconnects after 15 minutes.  
> Sporadically, we
> have sessions hang that are not removed via the policy.  We 
> noticed the
> problem on our 2003 XP FR3 servers, but have duplicated the 
> problem on a
> plain 2003 TS server via RDP.  Looking at the processes, it looks like
> there is some thread (random executable) under the winlogon 
> process that
> is stuck in a wait state.
> To replicate the issue, set a group policy to remove the 
> disconnect at 1
> minute, log on to a session and disconnect.  Log on again, pick up the
> same session, and disconnect.  Now, that session will be hung in a
> disconnected state till manually removed.  Sometimes it will even 
> leavea roaming profile remnant (cashed profiles are supposed to 
> delete on
> logout).  Microsoft has a hotfix that is for resetting the time 
> when you
> have a disconnect and an active on the same server (kb832088) but that
> doesn't fix it.
> Microsoft has asked us to add UHPCLEAN and I'm seeing a few 
> events, but
> the disconnects aren't throwing them.  They also asked us to add the
> policy "Do not check for user Ownership of roaming profile folder"
> (kb327259)  but it didn't fix it either.
> Any ideas?  TIA!
> Jennifer Henske 
> A.G. Edwards Technology Group 
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