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Creating Kerberos Identity for RD Session Host Farms Part II: using a WMI Script

Part I of this blog post series describes the benefits of using a Kerberos Identity for Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal Server) farms and provides information on how to create and manage this Kerberos Identity using Remote Desktop Services provider for Windows PowerShell. You can achieve finer control over the farm account in Active Directory...

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Free Stuff! Download the Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Resource Kit

As announced earlier on this blog, we released the Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Resource Kit in December of last year and the response has been great. Don’t have your own copy yet? For a limited time, you can register to download the book from Microsoft Learning at the following site: http://csna01.libredigital.com/?urws8un4p7. You’ll need to...

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Screencast: System Center Updates Publisher – Creating an Update

Our team member Jason Lewis has posted a new System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) screencast titled “Creating an Update”.  You can view it on his blog here: http://blogs.technet.com/jasonlewis/archive/2009/05/18/screencast-system-center-updates-publisher-creating-an-update.aspx His two previous SCUP screencasts can be found here: Installation Finding, Managing and Importing Catalogs Jason plans to add several more screencasts to his SCUP series over...

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The Out of Band Management Console on Windows XP SP2 Fails to Connect with Error 0x80072EE9

[A quick AMT troubleshooting post from Carol Bailey] It’s recently come to our attention that the out of band management console that is used to connect to AMT-based computers has a problem running on Windows XP SP2.  We’re in the process of updating our Supported Configurations documentation for this, and the June update will have...

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Creating Kerberos Identity for RD Session Host Farms Part I: using the Remote Desktop Services provider for Windows PowerShell

Why create Kerberos Identity for farms? In Windows 2008, it is possible to provide server authentication by issuing a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate to the Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal Server) farm and deploying it to each server in the farm. Since requiring SSL certificates on each server in RDS farm within an Intranet...

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App-V Usage Survey

Folks, The App-V and RDS teams would like your help in planning future releases. We would appreciate if you could take a few minutes to complete the survey below. Please include your contact information if you wish to be contacted for further discussions to help us shape the next versions! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=Q_2fL_2bzeqf_2bM92cDWOibBPgQ_3d_3d The App-V and RDS...

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FAQ – SQL Reporting Services Integration with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2

[Today’s post is provided by Bhaskar Krishnan] At MMS 2009 we announced that, with the next release of Configuration Manager, SQL Reporting Services integration, introduced in Configuration Manager 2007 R2, will replace the existing ASP-based reporting feature. So I thought this would be a really good time to come up with a FAQ that would...

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