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RD Gateway deployment in a perimeter network & Firewall rules

  Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway) is a role service available in Windows Server 2008 and higher versions. It allows authenticated and authorized remote users to securely connect to resources on an internal corporate or private network over the Internet. RD Gateway encapsulates Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) within RPC, within HTTP over a Secure Sockets...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for July 2009

[Today’s Post is provided by the Configuration Manager Writing Team] The Configuration Manager documentation library (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb680651.aspx) has been updated on the Web and the following information lists the topics that are new or contain significant changes since the June 2009 update.  The latest content that has been updated on the Web has Updated: July 1,...

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Multimedia Redirection Improvements in Windows 7 and WS2008 R2 – Part 1

This is the first in a series of blog topics to introduce you to improvements we have made in RDP in Windows 7 and WS2008 R2 to enhance your audio and video playback experience in remote sessions. Media playback experience has been improved by efficiently transporting audio/video-based multimedia in a compressed format within the RDP...

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Configuring Remote Desktop IP Virtualization III

Part III: using Remote Desktop Services Provider for Windows PowerShell™ Part I of this blog post series describes what Remote Desktop IP Virtualization is all about, illustrates the scenarios where it can add value, lists the requirements for configuring a server in Remote Desktop IP Virtualization mode and details the steps involved in configuring per-program...

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Configuring Remote Desktop IP Virtualization II

Part II: Using Group Policy MMC Part I of this blog post series describes what Remote Desktop IP Virtualization is all about, illustrates the scenarios where it can add value, lists the requirements for configuring a server in Remote Desktop IP Virtualization mode and details the steps involved in configuring per-program and per-session Remote Desktop...

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Testing a Credential Provider

Weeks ago I blogged about how single sign on and credential providers work and a scenario you can run into with them. One reader faced a slightly different scenario but was able to apply that topic toward getting his issue resolved. He had installed a credential provider for testing purposes. Unfortunately, once the credential provider...

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Configuring Remote Desktop IP Virtualization: Part 1

Part I: Using RD Session Host Configuration MMC snap-in What is Remote Desktop IP Virtualization? In Windows Server 2008, Terminal Server has a single IP address, which is shared among all TS users. This makes the TS experience different from that of regular desktops and introduces some application compatibility problems. In Windows Server 2008 R2,...

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New Step-by-step guides available for Remote Desktop Services

We are busily writing and publishing Step-by-Step guides to help you explore the new features of Remote Desktop Services included with Windows Server 2008 R2. Below is a list of the guides that are currently available. Please check back often, as we plan on publishing more documentation in the coming months. What’s New in Remote...

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