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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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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

A step by step guide to build a Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services deployment. Part 1 – Deploying a single server solution. Although it is called a single server installation, we will need 2 servers as shown below.  

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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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