Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

IE Remote App server for TS environment

Posted on 2011-02-12
5
Medium Priority
?
1,069 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I would like for all my 2008 R2 TS users to run IE from a server other than the one they run their usual Terminal Session in.  Could I have a 2008 Server that only has IE on it and have them all access that server for IE? What I am thinking of is creating a server that only has IE installed on it.  That version of IE would be 'remote app'd' into their Terminal Session.  So when they clicked on IE in their TS session they would actually be running IE from the IE server? Is this possible and would there be any problems caused by many people doing this simultaneously?
0
Comment
Question by:lineonecorp
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:Tasmant
Tasmant earned 400 total points
ID: 34877485
Yes it's an idea which should work. You just have to replace and/or remove IE shortcuts from their TS session with the remote app IE shortcut. by doing this you will unload your main TSE server, and use another just for one app, improving performance I think. Be sure your servers are linked with great bandwidth.
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:mahrens007
mahrens007 earned 800 total points
ID: 34879384
I have a customer with a published application of IE running off the server along with other applications.  I would publish the application directly to the users desktop.  I would also recommend removing the quick launch icon with the local IE installed, along with any shortcut icons.  I had the problem with one user accessing IE from the local computer instead of the server.  The user was wondering what happened to the bookmarks.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lineonecorp
ID: 34879993
Thanks for the feedback. Were there any tricks to making IE into a remote app?
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
mahrens007 earned 800 total points
ID: 34880015
Nah I just published it like any other application.

If you already have TS installed, you can follow these steps from the middle of the page.

http://sharepointgeorge.com/2009/remote-desktop-services-windows-2008-r2-part-3-web-access-remoteapp/
0
 

Author Comment

by:lineonecorp
ID: 34880095
Great articles. Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Making Bulk Changes to Active Directory

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make mass changes to Active Directory from an external text file without using complicated scripts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
Resolving an irritating Remote Desktop connection that stops your saved credentials from being used.
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will show how to configure a single USB drive with a separate folder for each day of the week. This will allow each of the backups to be kept separate preventing the previous day’s backup from being overwritten. The USB drive must be s…

564 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question