Terminal server profiles - log onto more than one Terminal Server
Posted on 2011-02-25
I have a situation where users log onto a single Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server. I want to create a backup TS so that if they can't log onto the first one they can log onto the second one. This second TS will not be active generally - it's virtualized and I only want it to kick in when the first Terminal Server goes out of commission - I don't expect it to happen very often. I don't want to set up roaming profiles in this case - I have found that roaming profiles increase the chance of profile corruption - and in my case the users will never need to log onto another Terminal Server unless there's a disaster with the first one. What would be the best way to do this so that if the first server does go down and I have to bring up the second one, I would have to go through the least amount of labour to get everybody up and running.