So I’m going through and trying to automate a lot of things in our environment (one thing you should always try and do as a SysAdmin is to automate repetitive tasks) and to help me achieve this I’m using Group Policy, step one is enable Remote Desktop to all of our Servers automatically. Created the Group … Continue reading "Remote Desktop is Blocked in Windows Firewall even though Group Policy Setting is set to allow"
So I was recently setting up a demo environment in Azure with two servers. Our goal was to have Remote Web Access and then publish RemoteApps through that so we could give live demos. The process to setup Remote Desktop Services is much easier in Server 2012 / 2012 R2 thanks to the Add Remove … Continue reading "Adventures with setting up RDS RemoteApp and Web Access in Windows Server 2012 R2"
So we recently started looking into Terminal Services and RemoteFX to power some of our admin users and move them off to thin clients instead of full blown desktops. As a trial I begun setting up RDS on one of our Dev machines. After going through the motions of enabling the Remote Desktop Features and … Continue reading "How to reset the Remote Desktop Server Licensing Grace Period on Windows Server 2012 with Remote Desktop Services"