A guide to Terminal Services

Check out our Terminal Services guide for tips on deploying, managing and securing TS as well as news on the most recent updates to the Microsoft technology.

Not sure where to start with Terminal Services or Remote Desktop Services?

Windows Terminal Services (TS) is Microsoft's thin-client technology that allows users to access desktops virtually. Renamed Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in Windows 2008 R2, the component -- built into Windows operating systems -- allows data to exist in a central location and simplifies management for systems administrators.

We've compiled a plethora of information, including licensing basics, security tips and expert advice on management to help you understand -- and maximize your organization's use of -- the technology. Learn how to set up RDS on Windows 2008 R2, deploy TS Web Access, troubleshoot connection problems and more

TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Getting started with Terminal Services
- Management and security
- New features and upgrades
- Accessing Terminal Services remotely
- Application virtualization


 

Getting started with Terminal Services


 

Management and security


 

New features and upgrades


 

Accessing Terminal Services remotely


 

Application virtualization

TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Getting started with Terminal Services
- Management and security
- New features and upgrades
- Accessing Terminal Services remotely
- Application virtualization

This was first published in November 2009

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