Eventid 1116 – Printer auto-creation failure. Reason: AddPrinter() failed with status 0x706

If you get errors ¬†in the application eventlog¬†with ID 1116 — Printer auto-creation failure. Reason: AddPrinter() failed with status 0x706, it’s because the print processor is missing for some reason, in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows x64\Print Processors\ In my case it was the “Citrix Print Processor” that was missing. The key has to be created manually …

Selecting a SSL certificate in a Server 2012 RDS-Farm

In Server 2012, you could select the SSL sertificate for the RDS server in the RDP-TCP properties. These have been removed in Server 2012. Run the following command in an elevated cmd on every server in your RDS-farm: wmic /namespace:\\root\CIMV2\TerminalServices PATH Win32_TSGeneralSetting Set SSLCertificateSHA1Hash=”Thumbprint” Where “Thumbprint” is the thumbprint of your SSL certificate, without the …