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ADFS 3.0 Theme – Automate Bing Wallpaper integration

In my last post I showed my ADFS Sign On page for my it-worxx domain. Ink on the post wasn’t dry before I had several mails asking to explain how to do that. I’ll re-use some of the text I

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Posted in ADFS 3.0, Customize, Step-by-Step guide, Windows 2012 R2

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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Posted in Customize, Remote Desktop, Step-by-Step guide, Windows 2012 R2

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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Posted in Customize, Remote Desktop, Step-by-Step guide

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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Posted in Remote Desktop, Step-by-Step guide, Windows 2012, Windows 2012 R2

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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Posted in Customize, Remote Desktop
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