Event ID 261 — Terminal Server Listener Availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The listener component runs on the terminal server and is responsible for listening for and accepting new Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client connections, thereby allowing users to establish new remote sessions on the terminal server. There is a listener for each Terminal Services connection that exists on the terminal server. Connections can be created and configured by using the Terminal Services Configuration tool.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 261
Source: Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager
Version: 6.0
Message: Listener %1 received a connection


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Terminal Server Listener Availability

Terminal Services