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TS Gateway Certificates Part III: Connection Time Issues related to TS Gateway Certificates

This is the third and final part of our recent series on configuring certificates on TS Gateway. See also Part I and Part II Background TS clients authenticate TS Gateway server using server security certificates (X.509 format). TS Gateway passes the server security certificate to the clients during the SSL handshake process. During the SSL...

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TS Gateway Certificates Part II: How to deploy a certificate on TS Gateway

For information on why TS Gateway needs a certificate and which is the recommended certificate to use on TS Gateway, see the first post in this series. To deploy a certificate on TS Gateway server, you must have the server certificate (and private key) contained in a file. You must also have access to the...

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Introduction to TS Gateway Certificates

Why does TS Gateway need a certificate? A TS Gateway certificate is used for authentication and secure communication purposes by the TS clients. To appreciate the purpose of TS Gateway certificates, you will need to understand SSL communication. As illustrated in the following diagram and described in the steps below, a TS client launches an...

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Introducing Live Mesh Remote Desktop: Part 1

The Remote Desktop Protocol is an efficient and feature-rich protocol which we have invested in greatly over the years.   As such, we’ve worked to make RDP available not just in traditional Terminal Server scenarios, but also as a platform for additional products from Microsoft and third party ISV’s.  We are seeing the benefits of this...

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Terminal Services Team Presence at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (PDC) 2008 in Los Angeles, CA

The TS team had a great presence at PDC 2008 with a couple of breakout sessions and a booth at the Microsoft Pavilion where we showed off our Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 features and previewed a few of our new features that are slated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the...

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Terminal Services renamed Remote Desktop Services at TechEd EMEA

Terminal Services was renamed to Remote Desktop Services reflecting the expanded role in Windows Server 2008 R2 to provide desktops and applications in the datacenter that users can access anywhere from managed or unmanaged devices.  Remote Desktop Services now includes VDI and session based desktops utilizing existing components such as RemoteApp and Desktop WebAccess or Remote...

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