Tag: Remote Desktop Services

Microsoft RemoteFX Documentation

Microsoft has published some documentation for RemoteFX to go along with the Service Pack 1 beta. Deploying a Single Microsoft RemoteFX Server Step-by-Step Guide Deploying Microsoft RemoteFX on a Remote Desktop Session Host Server Step-by-Step Guide Deploying Microsoft RemoteFX for Virtual Desktop Pools Step-by-Step Guide Deploying USB Redirection with Microsoft RemoteFX Step-by-Step Guide Configuring USB…

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RemoteFX Requirements

To be honest, even though my main interest in the MS world has been Hyper-V and associated technologies, I’ve avoided Remote Desktop Services VDI.  There might be lots of interest but I reckon the cost of it (hardware, licensing, more management systems rather than less) will scare most of that away (and this goes for…

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My Lab is Remotely Accessible – TS Gateway

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while.  We’ve been using TS Gateway for remotely accessible solutions for our customers at work for a while now.  This evening, I set up my Hyper-V/Virtual Server/vSphere lab to be remotely accessible from anywhere.  This will allow me to access my lab and work on the book…

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Deploy a Virtualized Session-Based Remote Desktop Services Solution

Microsoft has released guidance on how to deploy a virtualised Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Services) Session Host (aka Terminal Server) on a machine/hardware virtualisation platform. “This document provides guidance on deploying Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) and other Remote Desktop Services role services in a virtualized environment with minimal hardware resources. The…

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Remote Desktop Session Hosting Sizing

Microsoft has published a guide on Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Hosting capacity planning. Remote Desktop Session Hosting, what the hell is that?  That’s the new name for Terminal Services.  Yes, the naming department struck again and now IT Pro terminology has a bigger carbon footprint than cows or airplanes. “The Remote Desktop…

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