New whitepaper released: Achieving Business Value with Microsoft VDI and Session Virtualization

A new whitepaper has released that discusses the pro’s and cons of VDI vs Session Virtualization along with when to use what. Its something that reinforces the discussion points I raised in a previous post about session virtualization being cheaper for essentially the same value proposition as VDI. Brian Madden also talks about it as…

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RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning paper now live!

The RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Link to paper on Download Center – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=bd24503e-b8b7-4b5b-9a86-af03ac5332c8), 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…

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Event ID 17 is logged in the System log on a TS Licensing server

Just a heads up that the issue around Event ID 17 being logged in the System log on a TS Licensing server has now been updated with a hotfix. Please refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983385/ for updated guidance though heres the synopsis from the article. “…On a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2),…

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App-V 4.6 for RDS whitepaper released

In other news today, we just released to the download center an updated whitepaper that reflects the changes in App-V 4.6 to support Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2 namely support for 64 bit! Enjoy! http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/5/E/25EEFF4E-A81A-464F-9AB1-98FA1EF755AA/App-V Remote Desktop Services.docx

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Extra Settings for the RDP file – Enables Glass!

In a previous post I linked to a TechNet article that documented the custom settings for the RDP file. In a true case of “wait there’s more!” I have more to show that were not documented here, though will be soon. In the meantime though: allow font smoothing:i:1 allow desktop composition:i:1 disable full window drag:i:0…

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A change for mkleef…

Just thought Id make a little announcement for those of you interested. As many of you knew I was a Program Manager in the Group Policy team at Microsoft and was working with a great team on products like Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0 and Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 6.5 which shipped in MDOP 2009…

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