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Remote Desktop HTML5 client on Windows Server 2019

There are several good writeups of the HTML5 WebClient already, like Freek Berson’s: http://microsoftplatform.blogspot.com/2018/01/html5-client-for-microsoft-remote.html This post will simply show the installation on a Windows Server 2019 Remote Desktop Services deployment. The Microsoft guide for installing the client can be found

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Enable smart sizing in RDP through Remote Desktop Services 2012R2 Web Access

A quick post about a very interesting question from one of our customers: Can you please enable smart sizing when accessing Full Desktops or VDIs which we published using RDS 2012 R2 Web Access? As you can see in the

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RD Web Access – Automate Bing Wallpaper integration

Update 01/19/2015: Added link to powershell script for Bing Wallpaper download In a recent project a customer asked to change the default Web Access background. Not just to a static image by replacing the default image, but the customer wanted

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Properly Removing the domain prefix requirement from RD Web Access 2012 R2

In the first post in the Customizing the RD Web Access 2012 R2 interface series I added a section that describes how to remove the Domain prefix in the login.aspx page. Initially my customization only functioned for Domain joined machines,

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Hiding “Connect to a remote PC” tab from Remote Desktop Web Access based on Group Membership

The other day one of this blog’s visitors, Ryan Davis, posted a comment regarding possibilities for using Active Directory security group membership for hiding or showing the different tabs in Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS Web Access. This post describes

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Adding the current user’s Active Directory displayname to RD Web Access 2012R2

Update (October 24th, 2014): I modified the code slightly to support special characters in the user’s displayname attribute. This is another addition to the “Customize RD Web Access 2012 R2” series. You can start this series here in case you

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Hiding individual items in RD Web Access 2012R2

This is in addition to the “Customize RD Web Access 2012 R2” series. You can start this series here in case you want to read up or see what else I customized in this series. This post is inspired by

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Step by Step Customizing RD Web Access 2012 R2 – Part 3

This is the third post in the “Customize RD Web Access 2012 R2” series. In case you missed the first two posts: Step by Step Customizing RD Web Access 2012 R2 – Part 1, in which the login page and

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Change a RemoteApp Program icon in Windows 2012 R2 RD Web Access

As I was doing Step by Step Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services – Part 4, which is all about publishing RemoteApp programs I figured I’d put this in a separate post. Can we change the icon for a Published

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Step by Step Customizing RD Web Access 2012 R2 – Part 2

In this second post I’ll focus on customizing the main page. That is the page a user sees after the user logs in. Update: the third post in the series is published, which focuses on customizing the second main page

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