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Configuration Manager Support Announcements for June 2010

[Today’s post is provided by Yvette O’Meally] We are announcing support changes for the following releases.  Please look for these changes to be reflected in the Supported Configuration pages within a few months. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 is now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and SP2 and Configuration Manager 2007 R2 System Center...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for June 2010

[Today’s post is from 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 latest content on the Web has Updated: June 1, 2010 at the top of the topic. We have just a couple of changes this month to incorporate customer feedback. Although we can’t promise...

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RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning in Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available

The RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning in Windows Server 2008 R2 is now live on the Download Center.  This white paper is intended as a guide for capacity planning of RD Virtualization Host in Windows Server 2008 R2. It describes the most relevant factors that influence the capacity of a given deployment, methodologies to evaluate...

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ACT Connector and ACT 5.6

[Today’s post is provided by Martin Li] The Application Compatibility Toolkit Connector (ACT Connector) assists administrators with collecting the necessary computer and application compatibility information to help plan for a Windows deployment. A prerequisite for the ACT Connector is Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 (ACT 5.5), which was replaced by a newer version, ACT 5.6,...

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Introducing Microsoft RemoteFX USB Redirection: Part 1

In April, Max Herrmann posted a blog article announcing our newest device redirection feature for Remote Desktop Virtualization Host: RemoteFX USB redirection. In this three-part series, we’ll take a closer look at the feature and how it helps close the gap between the user experience of a local user sitting at their physical desktop and...

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Announcing the availability of Remote Desktop Services Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 and BPA update for Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi everyone, We have two important announcements to make: Availability of the Remote Desktop Services Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 Availability of the Remote Desktop Services BPA Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 1. RDS Management Pack The Remote Desktop Services Management Pack enables proactive health monitoring of the following role services:...

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Remote Desktop Protocol Licensing – How To Get the IP Rights You Need

Companies that are creating an implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol set can license the Intellectual Property(IP) rights they need from Microsoft by signing the RDP Client License. Products that might need these rights to interact with Windows Remote Desktop Servers (Sessions or VM based) include: Non-Windows Thin Client devices Non-Windows based client software To...

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