Walkthrough on Session hint / TSVUrl on Windows Server 2012

Hello Askperf, my name is Naresh and today we are going to discuss how we can connect to a Windows 2012 Remote desktop collection from thin clients or other clients that are not session hints aware. You might be thinking what are “Session hints”, so let us right away dig into the need for session… Read more

Multiple per device RDS CALS are issued the same device issue…

Hello AskPerf! Ishu Sharma here again from Microsoft Performance team.  Today I will be discussing an issue where multiple per device Remote Desktop Services CALS are issued to the same device. Before we dive into this topic, I would like to recall the below facts about RDS Per Device Licensing. If an unlicensed client connects… Read more

Migrating User Profile Disks in Remote Desktop Services

Good morning AskPerf!  This is Sree Krishna and Ramesh from Remote Desktop Services Team. Today we will discuss User Profile Disk migrations. As you may know, Microsoft released a new feature to manage user profiles in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) deployments called User Profile Disks. User Profile Disks (UPD) store user and application data on a… Read more

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 2012 session deployment scenarios “Quick Start”

Good morning AskPerf! Jason here to continue our mini-series on RDS Session Deployment. Please see RDS 2012 Session Host deployment scenarios for an overview of the different ways to deploy RDS on Windows 2012 for additional information. When would I use Quick Start? Typically you would not. It’s similar to a Standard Deployment which is… Read more

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 2012 session deployment scenarios "Server Role Deployment"

Hello AskPerf! Jason here again to continue our RDS mini-series. Please see RDS 2012 Session Host deployment scenariosfor an overview of the different ways to deploy RDS on Windows 2012 before using this method, as this method is not the normal method of deployment. Ok, so why would I deploy just the Remote Desktop Services… Read more

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 2012 session deployment scenarios “Standard Deployment”

Hello AskPerf! Jason here again to continue our mini-series. This a part of a complete post series for RDS 2012 session deployment scenarios. Please see RDS 2012 Session Host deployment scenarios for an overview of the different ways to deploy RDS on Windows 2012 for additional information. For Windows 2012 R2, the most typical scenario… Read more

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 2012 Session Host deployment scenarios

Hello AskPerf!  Jason here from the Windows Reliability team.  As more customers migrate from Remote Desktop Services (Session Host)  on Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 2012 R2, we occasionally get calls requesting assistance with either migrating to, or deploying a new 2012 R2 RDS environment.  Versions prior to 2008 R2 installing the RDS Server role… Read more