Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Live Meeting – Friday 16 April
In this session, we will examine Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server 2008 R2. We will begin by discussing user experience improvements in RemoteApp and Remote Desktop. Then we will discuss remote application improvements by integrating Applications in start menu. Next, we will explore Remote Desktop Services manageability improvements. The topics will include Windows PowerShell support, improved application installs, single management console for both RemoteApp & Desktop connections and RemoteApp and Desktop Web Access, Single sign-on experience within a workspace, and connection broker install & profile management. Finally, we will explore how Remote Desktop Services improves presentation services by providing a single broker to connect users to virtual machines. The topics will include enhanced solution for VDI scenarios with Hyper-V.
NAP and NPS in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Live Meeting – Friday 30 April
This session will explore Network Policy Server (NPS) and Network Access Protection (NAP) policy enhancements to show how Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 are better together. We will first discuss NPS deployment improvements in Windows Server 2008 R2. The topics will include configuration templates, Automated NPS SQL logging setup, accounting improvements, and multiple SHV policy. Then we will discuss Windows 7 user interface improvements in the action center. Next, we will discuss the quality improvements and new capabilities to the NAP compliance exchange. Then, we will discuss how NPS and NAP can be integrated with Microsoft technologies including Direct Access and Terminal Server Gateway. Finally, we will discuss how to configure Windows 7 clients for NAP and configure NPS server health policies.