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How to open an RDP /RDS session from a web link

I have a new 2008R2 RDS (remote Desktop server) up and running for a group of users to work from home.

I just didi the basic setup and everything seems to be fine right now.  What I would like to do is create a web page where then can just click and RDP will just open for them (instead of having to got to start->program - accessories... and entering the server name by hand).

Is that possible?

Thanks
erik
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lofCommented:
Save a remote desktop session as a file and then link on the website to that file. Once you click the link mstsc should be started to open the saved session
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erikwhitewayAuthor Commented:
SO just http:\\servername\dir\server.rdp ?  that easy?  sweet - Thanks -I'll give it a try.
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lofCommented:
yes, that simple.
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erikwhitewayAuthor Commented:
sweet - I found MAC client too:

http://www.microsoft.com/mac/products/remote-desktop/default.mspx

Link did not work from Firefox - but that's ok.
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erikwhitewayAuthor Commented:
I closed this too early - I tested with a memory key - but when I put everything on IIS  - the file does not D/L.

I think I need to do something wiht the MIME type - I tried application/RDP  - but no luck - the file opens as text. HOw to I get IIS to send it down as a file?
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erikwhitewayAuthor Commented:
ooopss application/RDP seemed to work...
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lofCommented:
so i understand it works fine, isn't it?
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