This post will show you how to configure both RDWEB and Gateway roles on a KEMP Load Master. Some important info before we start, Before Server 2012, the RD Gateway used a single HTTP Channel. Post Server 2012, the RD Gateway uses two channels (one for Input & one for Output). This means that these channels need to be... Continue Reading →
A quick article on the features of the future release of Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server.
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
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 →
A few months ago I published an article showing readers how enable Remote Desktops and Remote Apps in the same collection. So when a user logins into RDweb you will see both RemoteApps and Full Desktops. For information how to configure this please click (here) After some testing, I have found issues when using User Profile... Continue Reading →
Customising Server 2012 RDSH Metro Start Menu I recently wrote a PowerShell script to create a default start menu for all users accessing RDSH servers. This provides users with a standardised start menu for all users accessing a Session on a RDSH 2012 server. The script uses the current logged on user's start menu as a template, so it is... Continue Reading →
The use of SQL Server 2012 Availability Groups in conjunction with RDS 2012 I have had a few questions on RDCB HA recently so I have provided some useful information on deployments and best practices when using SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances and AlwaysOn Availability Groups. The RD Connection Broker role is what controls the RDS Deployment... Continue Reading →
Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services brings a new feature called shadowing, which allows administrators to view sessions. This can be done through the GUI or through the use of Command Line. As you can see from the MSTSC Connection Usage help Window, there are three new commands that we can use for connecting to end user... Continue Reading →