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STCAgent Event id 2

By dprows ·
We use terminal service for users logging into windows server 2003 R2. Every time someone logs into the server the following error is in the event log.

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Event Type: Error
Event Source: STCAgent
Event Category: None
Event ID: 2
Date: 6/4/2009
Time: 10:53:30 AM
User: N/A
Computer: CITRIX01
Description:
Termination reason code 10 [FAST_USER_SWITCH]
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Can anyone give me a reason why this might be happening? I am not sure what other information to post with this. I have been searching the Internet for help, but haven't been able to really find anything that is like this. It doesn't seem to be causing a problem, but I don't like seeing errors.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

dprows

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Well

by tmalo627 In reply to STCAgent Event id 2

I am not exactly sure what your users are logging on to thiss terminal server for, what type of application is running. But when I see a "Termination reason code" in the error message, that's where I would start. Try disabling Fast User Switching on your client computers. Or just test it on one or two to see if it still generates the error. Control Panel > User Accounts > Change the way users log on or off > Uncheck the box for Fast User Switching.

For more info on fast user switching, <a href="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/279782" target="_blank">click here</a>.

Hope this helps.

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no user accounts in control panel

by dprows In reply to Well

There isn't a user accounts option in the control panel. Also, there isn't a Fast User Switching service running either, nor is it even listed in the services. Employees access the server via thin clients. The server is running Windows Server 2003.

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STC is Cisco vpn stuff

by ysignup In reply to STCAgent Event id 2

cf. O23 - Service: Cisco Systems, Inc. STC Agent (STCAgent) - Cisco Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\SSL VPN Client\agent.exe
Sounds like your VPN is trying to start some services. These can be set to manual start if you don't mind the hassle.

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