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Remote Desktop Preview now available on Windows 10 Mobile and Continuum

Today’s update (version 844) of the Remote Desktop Preview client for Windows 10 adds support for both Windows 10 Mobile devices and Continuum for phone for compatible devices like the Lumia 950 or 950 XL. The client is still in development as we continue adding more key features including support for Azure RemoteApp. It’s been...

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June updates to Azure RemoteApp

Within the month of June 2015, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp: Added IP address range checking for Hybrid deployments using an existing VNET Added limited public preview of Forced Tunneling.  Forced tunneling ‘forces’ all internet bound traffic back to the customer’s on premise network through the VPN tunnel. Read...

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How to Create a (Mostly) Seamless Logon Experience For Your Remote Desktop Services Environment in Windows 2012 R2

Kristin Griffin, RDS MVP, wrote a great article answering one of the most often asked questions from RDS customers, “How do I provide access to my RD Session Host Session Collection(s) with the least amount of pop-up windows / SSL certificate warnings, and requiring the user to enter their credentials only once?” Check out her...

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Failed logons due to expired passwords: Password change functionality in RD Web Access

One of the questions that some customers have asked us is “How can users change their expired passwords when connecting to Windows Server 2012 (including R2) and Windows 8/8.1?” As you might already know,  with Network Level Authentication (NLA) enabled in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1,  RDP connections from users with expired passwords...

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Windows Server 2012 RemoteApp and Desktop Connections: Default Connections and File Type Associations

Hi all, I’m Travis Howe, a developer on the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. Today I’d like to talk about a few improvements that we made to the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feature in Windows Server 2012: support for default connections and file type associations. Default connections When we added the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feature...

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Remote Desktop Windows Store App: Working with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Resources

Hi, I’m David Bélanger, a program manager on the Remote Desktop Virtualization (RDV) team. Our team is responsible for developing Microsoft RemoteFX for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 as well as the Remote Desktop Windows Store app, a free app now available in the Windows Store for Windows 8 and Windows RT. Information about...

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RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Feed Extensibility

In our earlier blog post, we introduced RemoteApp and Desktop Connections to enable users to have their RemoteApp and Desktop icons integrated on their Windows 7 start menu.  RemoteApp and Desktop Connections works with this new feature of Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web Access)–the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection feed. This RemoteApp and Desktop Connection...

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RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management Extensibility for provisioning apps via RD Web Access

Earlier, we described publishing in Windows Server 2008 R2 and how RDP resources can be published by using the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management service to users in RD Web Access. This blog post describes the third-party extensibility support available in the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management service, and how third parties (Enterprises or ISVs)...

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Announcing the launch of Remote Desktop Services Script Center to ease management

Hi everyone. We have published scripts to help simplify Remote Desktop Services management—including Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) management. You can download these scripts from the Remote Desktop Services page on Script Center. Here are some of the Remote Desktop Services management scripts that are available now: Virtual machine management Configure Guest OS for VDI (can...

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