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Configuring Virtual Display Adapters for Virtual Machines on a RemoteFX Server

This blog post describes the new Remote Desktop Services Windows PowerShell cmdlets, introduced in the Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 timeframe, that configure virtual display adapters for virtual machines on a RemoteFX-enabled RD Virtualization Host server. For a given Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) host to be able to support many users and target the full...

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Configuring Remote Desktop licensing settings on a Remote Desktop Virtualization Host server

[Step 4 corrected 1/27/2011.  Thank you, pdias] This blog post introduces the Windows PowerShell cmdlets for configuring Remote Desktop licensing settings on a RemoteFX-enabled RD Virtualization Host server in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Until Windows Server 2008 R2, in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment, the RD Virtualization Host server was not aware of...

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Configuration Manager Support Announcements for November 2010

[Today’s post is provided by Harini Muralidharan] 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. Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 is now supported on Configuration Manger 2007 SP1 and SP2 System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and...

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Centralized Licensing Management for Microsoft VDI

This blog post introduces the new Centralized Licensing Management work, implemented in Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) as a part of the RemoteFX feature, for centrally managing the licensing configuration in a Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment. This post assumes that you have a basic understanding of the following: Windows PowerShell...

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Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library Downloadable Update for September 2010

[Today’s post is provided by Rob Stack] The latest downloadable update for the Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library has been posted to the download center. The September 2010 version is the newest downloadable update available and contains new material and fixes to documentation problems reported by customers since the last update was published for the...

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How To Expire Software Updates in System Center Updates Publisher And Synchronize the Expired Updates In Configuration Manager 2007

[Today’s post has been provided by Fei Xia] System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) helps users to publish their private updates to Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and synchronize the updates in Configuration Manager 2007. Typically users synchronize these updates with WSUS by clicking “Run Synchronization” in the Configuration Manager console. This manual synchronization process does...

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