Event ID 945 — Connection Request Management

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Connection requests in RD Connection Broker include user connection requests and redirection connection requests.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 945
Source: Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-SessionBroker
Version: 6.1
Message: RD Connection Broker cluster initialization failed.


Review cluster configuration

This issue can be caused by a configuration error in the farm. Ensure that the farm configuration is correct and try again.


To verify that the RD Connection Broker server is managing connection requests successfully, examine Event Viewer logs and search for the following event message. This event message indicates that the RD Connection Broker server is managing connection requests successfully.

To perform this procedure, you do not need to have membership in the local Administrators group. Therefore, as a security best practice, consider performing this task as a user without administrative credentials.

To verify that the RD Connection Broker server is successfully managing connection requests:

  1. On the RD Connection Broker server, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Event Viewer.
  2. In the Event Viewer console tree, navigate to Application and Services Logs\Microsoft\Windows\TerminalServices-SessionBroker, and then search for the following events:
    • Event ID 801, Source TerminalServices-SessionBroker: This event indicates that the RD Connection Broker successfully managed a connection request.

Connection Request Management

Remote Desktop Services