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Does the Mac RDC 2.0 client support TS Gateway 2008?

Last Modified: 2013-11-21
Does the RDC 2.0 client for Mac support the new Terminal Services Gateway feature in Windows Server 2008?

I can't for the life of me find a definitive answer (preferably a Microsoft white paper/website) that states this one way or the other.

http://www.microsoft.com/mac/help.mspx?MODE=pv&CTT=PageView&clr=99-6-0&target=870500bb-d48d-4f90-b993-7d5a3f6f654c1033 is about as good as I can find.
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Cláudio RodriguesFounder and CEO

As far as I know (I am a Mac user) it does NOT support it. I can confirm with the TS developers if you want. :-)

Cláudio Rodrigues

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Windows Server - Terminal Services


That would be great if you could check for me. Support for Macs will ultimately decide whether we will go with a TS 2008 or Citrix solution, i'm surprised the information isn't readily available.
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FWIW, we have SBS/RDS/Hyper-V clients with Macs, who would appreciate this functionality.  

We have published a full RemoteApp suite with customised 3rd party App's and host full enviornments to clients so the requirement of a RDP client with support of TS Gateway on a MAC is absolutely a requirement these days...

I'd envisage this functionality would not be far away. If there is anyway to customise teh MAC version of hte RDP client to accomodate TS Gateway, it would be greatly appreciated by the hosted solution community.


It seems a little odd that since the 2.1 version of the Mac TS client was released in the back end of 2010 they wouldn't incorporate the current spec of Remote Desktop Protocol. I for one would be very pleased to see the TS Gateway element supported. (A linux client would be very useful too!!!)


Just to give the feature request a little more weight. We are also waiting for this feature asap.
A lot of our customers start using MACs just because they like the design and th stability,
but are still 99% Windows based with their company server services. So yes it would be nice to
support TSG on a MAC OS.


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