FAQ’s : Session-issue-with-New windows-server-2019-rds-license?

I just launched a windows 2019 instance, on connecting through RDP it showed me the below pop-up on the home screen. How to overcome this issue ?

Lets follow below instructions to fix session disconnection in 60 mins issue:


By default in our GPU Windows images, 1 x RDS license is pre-installed as RDS per user CAL, since Nvidia QvDWS is per user license. In Windows 2019 we are able to see Remote Desktop License issue, which clearly mentions that session will get disconnected in 60 minutes due to limitations in RDS from Microsoft, to fix this issue, instance should be promote as a domain controller by installing active directory or should be joined in existing domain if available.

Before proceeding with the above mentioned, kindly check your application compatibility when the server will act as a domain controller.

Reference Links:

  1. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2833839/guidelines-for-installing-the-remote-desktop-session-host-role-service
  2. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/69a7add9-b025-45cb-b89c-4a68d20f91c2/problem-with-windows-server-2019-rds-license?forum=winserverTS
  3. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/52765.windows-server-2019-step-by-step-setup-active-directory-environment-using-powershell.aspx