Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Session Host RemoteApps Remote Desktop Protocol Hardware Roles Users </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Services Who needs Remote Desktop Services (RDS)? Can be used to allow users to run Windows-based applications on a remote server from the computer Hosting server is called a Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) Users can also access a full desktop using this method. (standard method in 2003 and prior) </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Services What can you do with RDS? Deploy and manage applications on RDS servers rather than on hundreds of client computers Provide applications to end users who you cannot easily support because they are in remote offices File based applications Removes need for dedicated server </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Services What can you do with RDS? Reduce impact of client hardware failures by keeping applications on a central server. Plug new computer in and back in business Avoid configuring or mis-configuring computers Extend the lifetime of existing client hardware Use computers/thin clients in environments that are not so computer friendly Simplify helpdesk support </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Services Thin client/Server based networking Application processing is done at the server, not the client. All processes/instructions are run by the server: Video Mouse clicks Keystrokes Mainframe born again? Not quitebut close </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Session Host Centralized application deployment Install application once on a RD Session host. Supporting remote users Performance isnt impacted by poor connections Allows for more users to work from home </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Session Host PC unfriendly environments Install thin clients or older PCs Reduces the exposure due to theft Extend hardware refreshes PC is simply a window or interface to the RD Session host server Utilizes the power of the server and not dependent upon the processor/RAM of workstation. </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Managing RDS Remote Desktop Session Host </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Hardware Serverbigger is better Calculate the resources needed for OS Calculate the resources for a small number of sessions Multiply resources by total number of sessions Add to the resources needed for the OS </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Hardware Serverbigger is better Processorfaster is better, but caching is more importantchoose caching over speed Memoryhigh speed error-correcting memory and a lot of it. A lot depends on the apps you will be runningC.A.D. v. Notepad? DiskSCSI or SAS Networkload balancing (TEAMING) NICs </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Roles Not all are required RD Session Hostenables server to host Windows-based programs. This service is required RD Virtualization Hostintegrated with Hyper-V to allow users to connect to a virtual machine on a server hosting Hype-V. Can allow users to connect to their own VM and allows users to run multiple OSs. RD Licensingmanages the client access licenses that are needed to connect to the session host. 120 day grace period w/out licenses. RD Connection Brokerload balancing RD Gatewayallows users to connect o host servers and remote desktops over the Internet. Requires IIS, NP and Access services, RPC over HTTP proxy and RSAT. RD Web Accessallows users to connect through browser. Requires IIS and RSAT. </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Users You will be prompted to select a group of users for RDS These users will be added to the Remote Desktop Users Group Required to be a member if accessing the RD Session host Administrators are added by default Two groups exist. Domain and local. Users must be added to the local group on session host. </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Managing RDS Group Policy </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Managing RDS </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Remote Desktop Protocol Display protocol How RDP works Downloads instructions and renders the video from the server to the client computer Demands are reduced by using a feature called client side caching Client remembers images that have already been downloaded Only changed parts or the screen are downloaded Screen does have a refresh rate </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> RDS Protocol Configuration Remote Desktop Session Host </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> RDS Protocol Configuration </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> RemoteApps Deploying RDS Applications Application is installed/running on RD Session Host server Appears as if it is running on the end users desktop This was not available in previous versions of Terminal Services. Introduced in Server 2008 </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> RemoteApps Remoteapps can be accessed by the following (Quiz/Exam): Web browserrequires RD Web Access RDP file Start Menu/Iconcan be installed using a.MSI file </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> RemoteApp </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> Resources </li> </ul>