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RD Gateway High Availability with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

Remote Desktop Services MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals) Freek Berson and Kristin L. Griffin previously posted an excellent step-by-step guide on using Microsoft Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server to provide two-factor authentication to a Remote Desktop Services deployment. Now, Kristin has published the sequel: Creating a Highly Available Windows 2012 R2 RD Gateway Environment with Azure Multi-Factor...

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Using RD Gateway with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

MVPs Freek Berson and Kristin L. Griffin have posted a new blog article: Step By Step – Using Windows Server 2012 R2 RD Gateway with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication. If you’re looking to use Microsoft Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server to provide two-factor authentication to a Remote Desktop Services deployment, this article is a must-read for both...

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Get the best RDP 8.0 experience when connecting to Windows 7: What you need to know

The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.0 update for Windows 7 provides many advantages for the remote work experience; for all the details, see KB2592687. However, to benefit from the experience enhancements in RDP 8.0, you must configure your client and server correctly, as instructed in KB2592687. So if you want the best RDP 8.0/Windows 7...

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Remote Desktop Services “What’s New” in Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate

Hi, I’m Ben Meister from the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. We’ve been hard at work after the beta release earlier this year. This post highlights some of the features added and enhancements made in the Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate build. Special thanks to Snesha Foss and Shanmugam Kulandaivel for their major contributions to this...

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Introducing Microsoft RemoteFX USB Redirection: Part 2

RemoteFX USB redirection allows many types of USB devices to be used in the remote VDI session. In addition to the existing high-level device redirection mechanisms in RDP (printers, USB drives, smart cards, PnP devices, audio, etc.), RemoteFX USB redirection allows devices such as scanners, multifunction printers, webcams, and more to be used on the...

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Introducing Microsoft RemoteFX USB Redirection: Part 1

In April, Max Herrmann posted a blog article announcing our newest device redirection feature for Remote Desktop Virtualization Host: RemoteFX USB redirection. In this three-part series, we’ll take a closer look at the feature and how it helps close the gap between the user experience of a local user sitting at their physical desktop and...

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Introducing Microsoft RemoteFX USB Redirection: Part 1

In April, Max Herrmann posted a blog article announcing our newest device redirection feature for Remote Desktop Virtualization Host: RemoteFX USB redirection. In this three-part series, we’ll take a closer look at the feature and how it helps close the gap between the user experience of a local user sitting at their physical desktop and...

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