How To: Windows Server – Force Admin Terminal Server Connection

If you need to connect remotely to a windows server for administration purposes and find that all remote connections are taken, you can force an extra admin connection.

To do that, run the following command:

mstsc /v:server-name/admin

/v: – The remote computer to connect to
/admin – Connect to a session for administering the server

This should get you logged into the server.

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