Publishing Terminal Servers (TS) /Remote Desktop Services (RDS) - VMware View: Chapter 13

VMware View is not limited to merely allowing access to virtual desktops, it can also securely broker connections to other devices and systems such Terminal Servers now called Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Physical PCs (with RDP enabled) and PC Blades. This configuration begins with an installation of the View Agent that then registers the system with the Connection Server(s). Before you begin, it’s worth confirming that the client(s) can connect to the external system using its normal RDP connection. The PCoIP protocol can only be used transparently with virtual desktops, the only way to use PCoIP with these nonvirtual desktops is if they have Teradici hardware present. As with Windows Vista and Windows 7 there are two types of authentication supported in Windows 2008 R2 RDS. I would recommend using “Do not require NLA” if you are setting up a new RDS host. This will allow so called legacy clients like Windows XP and Apple Mac to connect without an error.

Specify Authentication Method for Remote Desktop Session Host: Do not requrie Network Level Authentication

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This was first published in September 2012

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