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Connect to RWW SBS 2008 with a Mac

James Parsons
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Anyone know if you can connect a Mac to Remote Web Workplace in SBS 2008?
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You can open the webpage and access the outlook web access, but there is not currently a RDP client that will support TS Gateway. This means that unfortunately there is no way to connect to machine desktops.
ibrahim52Team Leader
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Better to install VMware or Virtualbox and run Windows XP virtually and meet your needs.
ibrahim52Team Leader

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The reason that you can't get RWW working on a Mac (or on any other
non-Internet Explorer browser for that matter) is that the RWW interface
for remotely connecting to a workstation is built on an ActiveX control,
and ActiveX is only supported in Internet Explorer. So if you try to use
FilreFox or some other non-IE browser on Windows, you won't get it to
run, nor will you be able to use that feature on a Mac or a Linux
workstation.

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Thank you wingatesl for the answer, and thank you ibrahim52 for a good optional solution.
ibrahim52Team Leader

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Thanks partekitsolutions :) for the points and that's how i use XP on my FEDORA because most of the popular application supports only IE. Good luck.