Windows Server ® 2008 Terminal Services Resource Kit

Windows Server ® 2008 Terminal Services Resource Kit

by Christa Anderson, Kristin Griffin
     
 

In-depth and comprehensive, this Resource Kit delivers the information you need to set up, deploy, and manage a Terminal Services farm using Windows Server® 2008. You get authoritative technical insights from Terminal Services experts, including guidance from members of the Microsoft® product team—along with essential scripts and resources on

Overview

In-depth and comprehensive, this Resource Kit delivers the information you need to set up, deploy, and manage a Terminal Services farm using Windows Server® 2008. You get authoritative technical insights from Terminal Services experts, including guidance from members of the Microsoft® product team—along with essential scripts and resources on CD.

Get expert advice on how to:

  • Install and configure role services, and learn how they support business cases
  • Apply best practices for securing terminal servers and authorizing executables
  • Use Group Policy to configure a terminal server environment
  • Redirect devices effectively to make a remote experience feel local
  • Install and publish applications with TS RemoteApps programs and TS Web Access
  • Create a secure, fault-tolerant WAN access solution using TS Gateway
  • Manage terminal servers and user sessions with command-line and graphical tools
  • Keep server roles available and restorable through change management, including virtualization approaches

CD features:

  • 8 sample VBScript scripts
  • 8 sample Windows PowerShell™ scripts
  • 250+ links to tools and toolkits, documentation, Webcasts, labs, and classes
  • Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions From Desktop to Datacenter eBook
  • Network diagram and sample files
  • Sample chapters from related Microsoft Press® books
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735625853
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
11/26/2008
Series:
Resource Kit Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Christa Anderson is a program manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. A Terminal Services MVP before she joined Microsoft, she was an internationally known writer and speaker on server-hosted computing and a senior contributing editor and columnist for Windows IT Pro Magazine.

Kristin L. Griffin is a Seattle-based independent technical consultant and author who has worked with server based computing for over a decade. She is a Microsoft MVP for Remote Desktop Services, and a contributor and moderator on the Microsoft TechNet Remote Desktop Services Forum.

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