I thought it would help to collate all my current RDS posts onto one to make it easier for you tech's to find things. I will add new links to this post when i publish new articles. Deploying RDS 2012 Single Server – Session Based deployment Deploying RDS 2012 using Standard Deployment Creating a Remote Desktop Session... Continue Reading →
This blog post will show you how to deploy RDS on a Domain Controller, I have received a lot of messages over the past months on this saying that it's not possible. Firstly I would personally never recommend deploying RDS on a domain controller as there are a number of security risks and best practices that... Continue Reading →
A quick article on the features of the future release of Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server.
For all those using wild card certificates for RDS installations, I have written a script that allows you to import and configure the wild card certificate on all RDS Roles. It is advised that the script is run on the RD Connection Broker. Ensure the Certificate is in PFX format and stored locally in a... Continue Reading →
I recently came across the server 2012 Secuity guide apart of the "Secuirty Compliance Manager" which covers the Secuity Hardening of RDS 2012. This document provides the best practices when securing server 2012 and RDS 2012. Please see the link below: Windows Server 2012 Security Baseline Microsoft Security Compliance Manager To access the Windows Server 2012 Security Guide,... Continue Reading →
Microsoft produced "Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 in April 12 2013 which contains information on performance tuning in RDS 2012. Pages 123 to 141 for RDS 2012 Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012
Over the last couple of months i have been asked a number of questions with regards to certificate warnings relating to the session host server. To simplify the process of deploying/replacing the default RDP certificate on the Session host, i have written a PowerShell Script that takes care of the installation of a trusted certificate.... Continue Reading →
I have written a Powershell Script to deploy RDS 2012 Single Server RemoteApp Proof of concept or lab deployment. This script deploys a fully functional/preconfigured RDS deployment for use in a Proof of concept or Lab environment. The script deploys all the roles required for RDS and configures self assigned certificates for all roles. The script... Continue Reading →