Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Implementing Remote Desktop Services
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Remote Desktop Services is a server role in Windows Server 2008 R2 that provides technologies that enable users to access Windows-based programs or a full Windows Desktops that are hosted on a Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server. The remote services can be accessed from within a private network or over the Internet and allows you to centralize the management of your enterprise applications. It provides the mechanism to efficiently deploy and maintain software in an enterprise environment and since programs are installed on RD Session Host server or server farm and not on the client computer, programs are easier to upgrade and to maintain. An RD Session Host server is the server that hosts Windows-based programs or the full Windows desktop for Remote Desktop Services clients. It accepts incoming connections from multiple users and runs unique sessions to support those users as though each person had his or her own computer. The RD session hosts primary functions are to listen for incoming client connections, host sessions and apply computer settings. It will confirm that the user or computer making the connection has a license and log the user on. This course provides an overview of the functionality and features provided by Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2. It explains the different remote desktop server roles required to provide access to Windows based Applications and Desktops to remote users. This course also provides the information required to install and configure a Remote Desktop Session Host Server. Some of the client configuration and security options available for Remote Desktop Client connections are also detailed.