I have received a number of messages regarding what to do when you want to change the name of a RDS server. In particular the Connection Broker as it removes access to the RDMA when rebooting after a name change. Removing and re-adding session host's, Gateways and web have no real problem, its a simple... Continue Reading →
RDS 2012 Security Hardening Guide
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 →
Shadowing RDS 2012 Sessions
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 →
Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Datasheet 2012Microsoft have released a datasheet showing all the features RDS has to offer.
Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Datasheet 2012
RDS 2012 to 2012 R2 in-place upgrade
With the release of Server 2012 R2, you can now do a direct upgrade to RDS2012 R2 without having to rebuild your environment. I am currently working on this, and will be looking to update this post soon.
Getting Started with Remote Desktop Client on iOS
There is a new TechNet Help content article on the recently released Remote Desktop Client for iOS. Please see the following link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn473013.aspx for Android please see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn473007.aspx Summary: "You can use the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client to connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience rich interactivity using a Remote Desktop... Continue Reading →
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster and Hyper-V Mini-PostersMicrosoft have released a visual reference for understanding key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server 2012 R2 and focuses on Generation 2 virtual machines, Hyper-V with virtual hard disk sharing, online virtual hard disk resizing, storage quality-of-service, enhanced session mode, live migration, Hyper-V failover clustering, and upgrading... Continue Reading →
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster and Hyper-V Mini-Posters
Moodle 2.5 Deployment Guide for Server 2012 R2 using SQL 2012
I have been busy working on a possible way to use ADFS to provide SSO to Moodle for all those in Education. whist in the process of this, I have created a updated Deployment guide for all those who want to install Moodle on a Windows Platform, whether its on premise or on Windows Azure. Please see the following Link: Moodle... Continue Reading →