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Introducing Remote Desktop Services
Remote Desktop Architecture
   Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH)
   Remote Desktop Virtualization Host (RDVH)
   RD Connection Broker
What's New for Windows Server® 2008 R2 RDS
Key Features
   RD Web Access / RemoteApp & Desktop Connections
   RD Gateway
   Full-fidelity User Experience
App-V for RDS
RDS - Better Together with Windows® 7 and Citrix
 From the Datacenter to the Desktop
                    User State
                    Folder Redirection
                    Roaming Profiles          Server Virtualization



 TS RemoteApp™      RemoteApp™

     TS Gateway     RD Gateway

TS Session Broker   RD Connection Broker

  TS Web Access     RD Web Access

    TS Easy Print   RD Easy Print

  Terminal Server   RD Session Host

                    RD Virtual Host
                    RemoteApp & Desktop Connections
               • Install and maintain applications once in the datacenter, not on every
 Accelerate      desktop
Desktop and
               • Enable flexible work scenarios such as hot-desking and work from home
Deployment     • Deploy applications to devices that can’t run them natively, or that
                 require hardware upgrades to run them

Help Secure    • Keep data safe in the datacenter to help eliminate the risk of laptop data
 Data and
Applications   • Help simplify the burden of regulatory compliance with centralized

 Increase      • Quickly connect remote workers with the critical applications they need
  Remote         from a Web page
  Worker       • Provide users with secure access to remote applications from outside
 Efficiency      the corporate network (without using VPN infrastructure)
                    RD Web Access                             RD Session Host

RD Client

                                             RD Connection
            RD Gateway                          Broker                      RD Virtualization Host

                         Active Directory®
                                                         Licensing Server
     RD Session Host Server Farm

                                       RD Session Host Server Farm
                RD Connection Broker   (Session-based desktops)

  App-V Management

                     RD Session Host

                                       RD Virtualization Host
RD Client
                                     Personal Virtual Desktops

         RD Connection                 Pooled Virtual Desktops
                            Personal Virtual Desktops
                            One OS image per user
                            Administrator access, desktop customizable
                            User state typically part of the image

Personal Virtual Desktops

                            Personal Virtual Desktops
                            Shared OS images, identically configured
                            No administrator access
                            User state temporary )discarded at session

Pooled Virtual Desktops
Role                              Function
RemoteApp                         Publishes applications with just the application UI, and not a
                                  full desktop UI

RD Session Host                   Hosts centralized, session-based applications and remote

RD Virtualization Host            Hosts centralized, virtual-machine-based (virtual) desktops on
                                  top of Hyper-V for VDI environment

RD Connection Broker              Creates unified administrator experience for session-based
                                  and virtual-machine based remote desktops

RD Gateway                        Allows connection from clients outside the firewall, using SSL,
                                  and proxies those to internal resources

RD Web Access / RemoteApp &       RD Web Access provides Web-based connection to
Desktop Connections (Windows 7)   resources published by RD Connection Broker. Supports
                                  traditional web page, as well as new RemoteApp & Desktop
RD EasyPrint                      Simplifies printing to a local printer, and supports legacy and
                                  new print drivers without the need to install those on the host
  RDS & VDI – An               Remote Application            Full-Fidelity User
Integrated Solution                Access                       Experience
  Hyper-V™ support for           RemoteApp & Desktop              True multiple
    virtual desktops                 Connection                  monitor support

 Basic inbox connection          RemoteApp & Desktop           Multimedia support
         broker                     Web Access                 & bidirectional audio

                                                                 Enhanced bitmap
  Single discovery and            RD Gateway security
                                                              acceleration for 3D and
 publishing infrastructure          improvements
                                                                rich media content

                             Platform & Management
                       New API, Connection Broker Extensibility,
                 Windows PowerShell™ Support, Best Practices Analyzer
    Applications launched
    Make programs available
    via in R2: Page, RDP
NEW RD Web Access or
    from Web
Per-user RemoteApp
    files or MSI & Desktop
    Programs look like they
    Connection (Windows 7)
    are running or RDP
    Create MSI locally files


                               RD Session Host / RD Virtualization Host
Each RemoteApp server can publish different apps
  Based on load, requirements or other criteria

Publishing server (part of RD Connection Broker) presents unified view

Publishing server delivers appropriate RDP settings to client to
  connect to correct server
  RDP settings can also include RD Gateway settings

                                  RD Connection                RD Session
                                     Broker                      Hosts
 RD Client
                               Publishing Server
                                                                           User - Personal VM
   RDVH (Hyper-V)
      VHD     VHD

                                                                               Pooled VMs
      VHD                  RDV Agent                                           Assignment

                                           Retrieve List of
                                                                   RD Connection
RemoteApp                                  Remote apps /              Broker
                 RDSH          Session

                    RD Web Access                                     RD Gateway

                       HTTPS                                  RDP over RCP / HTTPS

      Win7: RemoteApp &                RD Client
      Desktop Connections
            XP / Vista: IE
                             RD Web

                                             RD Connection
        & Desktop

                                      RD Session
RD Client
                                                   RD Virtualization
                     RD Redirector
    Silent session re-authentication
    Secure device redirection
    Idle & session timeout
    Pluggable authentication
    Consent signing
                                       RD Web
                                                RD Session Host

RD Client
                                                RD Virtualization
                                   RD Gateway         Host
Multiple Monitor Support

Enhanced Audio Support

Windows Media Redirection

Windows Aero Glass Support

Enhanced Bitmap Acceleration
Support for multiple screens and resolutions
  Support for up to 16 monitors
  Multi-monitor support fully configurable by administrator

All operations supported locally work remotely
Audio input and recording
  Streams microphone input from the user’s machine to the Remote Desktop.
  Enables VoIP and voice recognition applications over RDS.

Improved Audio / Video synchronization
  Provides an experience closer to using an physical desktop

                                                                RD Session Host /
                                                               RD Virtualization Host
Windows Media Redirection

     Video bit stream sent to client for decompression
     Nearly no CPU usage on server
     Video codec must exist on client device
     Windows Media by default
     Full fidelity, bandwidth and latency permitting

                                                        RD Session Host /
                                                       RD Virtualization Host
Windows Aero Glass Support
 Provides the ability to use the Windows Aero® Glass experience with session-
 based remote desktops. Supported in RDS and latest RDC clients.

                                                            RD Session Host
3D and Rich Media Experience
  Renders 3D and portable graphics stacks such as Silverlight and Flash on the
  server and transfers as a bitmap to clients.

Microsoft DirectX 9,10,11
  DirectX 9,10,11 is rendered on the host and sent to the client as a bitmap
  (requires GPU on host)


                                                                      RD Session Host /
                                                                     RD Virtualization Host
           Historical Issues               Solution
No Match       Close Match     Bad Match   TS Easy Print
    Improved Bulk Compression: Applied to all data, including graphics

            Four choices controlled by server group policy:
                 Optimized to use less memory
                 Balanced use of memory and bandwidth
                 Default: Optimized to use less bandwidth
                 Disable bulk compression

                  Bandwidth - Kbps                               Bandwidth Improvement per release
6                                                        200
3                                                        100
2                                                                                         Min. 20%
                                                          50                              Gain!
      Typing and Scrolling         Scrolling
                                                                              Executive PPT

                    XP (RDP 5.2)               Vista (RDP 6.0)            Windows 7 (RDP 7.0)
                                        RD Web Access
RemoteApp & Desktop Connections
Language Bar Redirection
DWM Remoting


 RD Licensing Provides Centralized
 Administration for RDS-CALs
 New: Manage RDS-CAL Wizard
  Migrate RDS-CALs between license servers
  Rebuild RD Licensing database
 New: Service Connection Point
Registration                                  2               RDSH /

                       an RD server RDS CAL is available, the
                    IfTheappropriate requests an RDS-CAL from
                1    The RD server determines if an RDS client
                     A client connects toto the client. The theserver.
                      an CAL is issued a Remote Desktop
                    RDSRD licensing server on behalf of client
                     access license (RDS-CAL) is needed.
                    can connect to the RDSH / RDVH server.
Fairly distributes CPU cycles across sessions
Processor resources are shared across CPUs
Each session assigned a CPU quota
Tighter Integration of RDS Services into Server Manager
  Streamlined administrative access to RDS features.

Enhanced Command-Line Management with Windows PowerShell
  Augments graphical tools, provides easy methods to automate repetitive tasks.

Roaming User Profile Cache Management
  Manage aggregate user profile size via Group Policy.

MSI Compatibility Improvements
  MSI queuing to prevent application installation errors. Easier to install applications
  on a Remote Desktop Session Host Server.

Platform Investments
  Multiple levels of extensibility for custom partner solutions for Remote Desktop
  Services and VDI-based solutions
IP Virtualization
   Per session
      All programs
DHCP Integration
   Virtual IP
   obtained from

        Day 1     Day 2   Day N

         User 1

CLONE                             N Days

         User N
        Day 1                Day 2               Day 3

         User 1               User 1

CLONE           Disconnect             Log off

         User N
Feature             Standard   Enterprise Data Center Web
RDS Role            Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
RD Session Host     Yes        Yes         Yes         Admin   Admin
                                                       Only    Only
RD Virtualization   Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
RemoteApp           Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
RD Web Access       Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
RD Connection       Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
RD Gateway          250        Unlimited   Unlimited   No      No
RD Easy Print       Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
RD Licensing        Yes        Yes         Yes         No      No
                                                     Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp:
Citrix drives the depth of the solution

                                                  On-Demand Desktop and Application Delivery

                                           Dynamic       Enterprise      Single        High          Secure
                                          Application    Scalability    Instance     Definition        by
                                           Delivery      & Access      Management   Experience       Design

                                              Security        Extensibility     Stability         Connectivity

                                                              Windows Server 2008 R2
                                                              Remote Desktop Services

                                                 Windows Server increases the breadth of the solution
    Session based Remote            Pooled Virtual Machine            Personal Virtual Machine
   Desktops (formerly TS)
                                     based Desktops (VDI)                based Desktop (VDI)
• Low cost image management
                                  • Medium cost image managmt.        • High cost image management
• Easiest admin management
                                  • Easier admin management           • Administrator access (user
• Least resources required         than Personal VM Desktops           can install programs)
• Good compatibility for legacy   • Less Resources than personal      • High Resource cost
                                  • Better compatibility for legacy   • Better Compatibility for legacy
                                   apps                                apps
               Customers will mix & match options - based on end user needs
Remote Desktop Services is a cost-effective infrastructure
platform to extend desktop and application deployments
from the data center to any device
Many new features and an improved platform
  Integration of Session Virtualization and VDI
  Improved Remote Application Access (including app aggregation)
  Full-fidelity remote user experience
  Platform and management enhancements
Enable new IT scenarios for your organization
  Accelerate desktop and application deployment
  Help secure data and applications
  Increase remote worker efficiency
  Better Management, Security and User Experience
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