Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server "8" Beta

    This paper contains an introduction to Windows Server "8" Beta Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization and step-by-step instructions for extending the Windows Server "8" Beta Test Lab Guide Base Configuration to demonstrate Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization.
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      February 2012

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        Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in Windows Server "8" Beta provides the ideal platform for companies to implement a centralized desktop strategy, helping organizations improve flexibility and compliance while improving data security and IT’s ability to manage desktops and applications. RDS is a centralized desktop and application platform solution that uses Desktop Virtualization and VDI technologies, offering powerful opportunities for IT to deliver and manage corporate desktops and to respond to users’ needs in a flexible way. Remote Desktop Services is the new name for Terminal Services, and reflects the expanded role in Windows Server "8" Beta so that you can run the desktop or applications in the datacenter while your users can be anywhere. This paper contains instructions for setting up a test lab based on the Test Lab Guide Base Configuration and deploying Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization using four server computers and one client computer. The resulting Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization test lab demonstrates Desktop Virtualization functionality.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 8 Beta

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