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Step by Step Windows 2019 Remote Desktop Services – Using the GUI

A step by step guide to build a Windows Server 2019 Remote Desktop Services deployment. I posted this before based on Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS and thought it was high time to update this post to a more modern

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Enforcing lock screen after idle time Windows Server 2016 RDS Session Host

Case A customer had a XenApp environment based on Windows Server 2008 R2 which needed to be upgraded to all the latest versions. This included the server OS used in the XenApp workers. One of the requirements this customer had

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Posted in Remote Desktop, Tools, Windows 2016

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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Step by Step Redirecting and Managing the modern Start Menu in Windows 2012(R2) RDS

I got several requests and questions about customizing and managing a redirected Start Menu when using a Full Desktop session collection. This post will cover the basics for doing that and is based on implementations we have done for real

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Step by Step Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services – Part 4

A step by step guide to build a Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services deployment. Part 4 – Publishing RemoteApp programs. If you missed the previous parts: Step by Step Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services – Part 3: Adding

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Step by Step Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services – Part 3

A step by step guide to build a Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services deployment. Part 3 – Adding Session Hosts and Load Balancing session collections. In part two I detailed how to do an advanced installation, using separate servers

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Step by Step Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services – Part 2

A step by step guide to build a Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services deployment. Part 2 – Deploying an advanced setup. In part one I detailed how to do a single server installation. In case you missed it, or

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Step by Step Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services – Part 1

UPDATE: If you are looking for a guide on a newer OS, I posted this guide updated to Windows Server 2019: Step by Step Windows 2019 Remote Desktop Services – Using the GUI A step by step guide to build a

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Redirect to the Remote Web Access pages (/RDWeb)

If you have published Remote Desktop Web Access out of the box, and you visit http(s)://<url for remote desktop web access>, you’ll be presented with the IIS welcome page: To prevent this you need to redirect the root to /RDWeb.

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Posted in Remote Desktop, Windows 2012, Windows 2012 R2

Remove “Connect to a remote PC” tab from Remote Desktop Web Access

UPDATE: See Paulo’s comment for an update / fix from Microsoft for this issue. My solution still works, but a Microsoft update is available. Recently we published a Remote Desktop connection for a customer using Windows 2012 Remote Desktop Web

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Posted in Customize, Remote Desktop, Windows 2012
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