(RDS) Tip of the Day: Azure Post Exploitation Techniques

Today’s tip… The Cloud and Enterprise Red Team introduced how to apply traditional network attack techniques to the cloud along with mindset trends seen in Azure to address them. The presentation was given at the Infiltrate 2017 conference and is now available online. Presentation Cloud Post Exploitation Technique References: Azure Post Exploitation Techniques – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-post-exploitation-techniques/…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Which graphics virtualization technology is right for you?

Today’s tip… You have a range of options when it comes to enabling graphics rendering in Remote Desktop Services. In Windows Server 2016, you have two graphics virtualization technologies available with Hyper-V that let you leverage the GPU hardware: Discrete Device Assignment (DDA) – For the highest performance using one or more GPUs dedicated to…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: RDS 2016 slide decks, datasheets, technical guidance docs, and more!

Today’s tip… Microsoft Remote Desktop Services with Windows Server 2016 Download: http://download.microsoft.com/download/B/6/E/B6E691AC-DEBF-4DD1-B760-C631B67BE0AE/Microsoft_Remote_Desktop_Services_with_Windows_Server_2016_datasheet_EN_US.pdf Welcome to Remote Desktop Services Download: https://opbuildstorageprod.blob.core.windows.net/output-pdf-files/en-us/WS.WindowsServerDocs/live/remote.pdf RDS 2016 Architecture Poster Download: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/media/rds-poster-download.png Remote Desktop Services Management Pack Guide for Windows Download: https://download.microsoft.com/download/6/B/C/6BCEC205-3CE4-46FC-ADF7-AA92B4A05AF7/Windows%20Server%202016%20Management%20Pack%20Guide%20for%20Remote%20Desktop%20Services.docx RDS 2016 on Azure IaaS Technical Guidance Deck Download: https://download.microsoft.com/download/A/1/9/A19B20AC-A104-42FA-99A7-286243CEFA44/RDS%202016%20On%20Azure%20IaaS%20Technical%20Guidance%20Deck.PPTX RDS 2016 on Azure IaaS Technical Guidance Document Download: https://download.microsoft.com/download/4/1/3/413D40B8-2711-49F6-B83E-DE1DB1923BED/RDS%202016%20On%20Azure%20IaaS%20Technical%20Guidance%20Document.docx…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016

Today’s tip… RDS 2016 best practices and supported configurations can be found here: Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016 In this article: Best practices RD Connection Brokers Support for GPU Acceleration with Hyper-V VDI deployment – supported guest OSs Single Sign-On (SSO) References: Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services in Windows…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) Generally Available

Today’s Tip… Azure Application Gateway is our Application Delivery Controller (ADC) layer 7 network service offering capabilities including SSL termination, true round robin load distribution, cookie-based session affinity, multi-site hosting, and URL path based routing. Application Gateway provides SSL policy control and end to end SSL encryption to provide better application security hardening. These capabilities…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Azure Information Protection Documentation Update for March 2017

Today’s Tip… Azure Information Protection: Control and help secure email, documents, and sensitive data that you share outside your company walls. From easy classification to embedded labels and permissions, enhance data protection at all times, no matter where it’s stored or who it’s shared with. The documentation has been updated on the web and the…

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Tip of the Day: Reduce running costs for your RDS Deployment in Azure using Auto-Scaling

Today’s Tip… The most significant cost is the RDSH server VMs, so a great way to reduce cost is to shut down and de-allocate your RDSH VMs during off hours and then start them back up again as usage increases.  The Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) auto-scaling sample script uses Azure Resource Management (ARM) PowerShell….

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Remote Desktop clients – March 2017 update

Today’s Tip… The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) Team has posted blog highlighting updates to the Remote Desktop apps for Windows, Android, iOS and Mac. Follow these links if you would like to try out the improvements on your device right away: Windows 10 Mac OS iOS Mac OS Beta Android You can find a comparison…

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