Avatar of Kenzii
Kenzii
Flag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on

GPU for RemoteFX

We are building a mini cloud system at the moment and have come up stuck when installing remote FX on our hosted 2008 R2 system.

We are getting the error that the server does not have the correct processor:

the processor on this computer is not compatible with hyper-v

We are trying to use vmware ESXi as our hypervisor. So I suppose there are 2 questions:

Can RemoteFX be used on top of a ESXI infrastucture?

What do I need to look for on a GPU? Or can anyone recommend a good but cheap option. around £250/300$ would be perfect.
VirtualizationVMware

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
Kenzii

8/22/2022 - Mon
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

RemoteFX is a technology used with RDS, the CPU and GPU must be RemoteFX compatible.

Are you trying to run Hyper V nested inside ESXi?
Kenzii

ASKER
No. just trying to enable the remoteFX option without our virtualised windows server 2008 r2 system.
to do this you the hyper v process needs to be installed.

Is there a similiar client from vmware that enchances RDP? vmware view is only for internal use isnt it?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

VMware View is the VDI Technology, which uses PCoIP for better user experience, similar and better than RemoteFX.

Available for download and evaluation.
All of life is about relationships, and EE has made a viirtual community a real community. It lifts everyone's boat
William Peck
Kenzii

ASKER
Ok, I did read some where that you cannot use this with Windows Server 2008 R2. only with windows 7?
is that correct?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Yes, its for Desktops, To deploy virtual Windows7, Windows XP desktops
Kenzii

ASKER
Ah ok, thats not going to work then.

This will be a hosted cloud solution offering desktops to external companies.. Using windows 7 for this is not legal unless you license their desktop aswell. T

Back to my original question

Can you run Remote FX within ESXI?
Get an unlimited membership to EE for less than $4 a week.
Unlimited question asking, solutions, articles and more.
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
Kenzii

ASKER
Although not what i wanted to hear... this was a informative response. Thanks