Managing Terminal Services from the Command Line

In addition to the tools in Terminal Services Manager, there are quite a few command-line tools for working with Terminal Services. These commands can be divided into two categories:

  • Gathering information

  • Controlling user sessions

Gathering Terminal Services Information

Several commands are available for gathering Terminal Services information from the command line including the following:

  • QUERY PROCESS [* | ProcessId | UserName | SessionName | /ID:SessionId | Program-Name] [/Server:ServerName]—Displays information about processes being run in Terminal Services sessions on the server

  • QUERY SESSION [SessionName | UserName | SessionId] [/Server:ServerName]—Displays information about Terminal Services sessions ...

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