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Changing the Advanced Terminal Server listening port

I am having trouble changing the Advanced Terminal Server listening port. It seems that with Win2k server, port 3389 is really the only option. I was able to change WinNT 4.0 Terminal Server listening ports, but not Win2k Terminal Server. Any suggestions?

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You can change the listening port by editing the registry on the terminal server. To do so, go to HKLMSystemCurrentControlSetControlTerminalServerWinStationsRDP-TcpPortNumber and edit the value to an unused port number. Make sure that you specify that the value is decimal. Clients connecting to a terminal server with an edited Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) port will need to specify the port they're connecting to.

This was first published in July 2003

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