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windows 2008 R2 as RDS

I am looking to set up a Windows 2008 R2 server as a RDS (Remote Desktop Server), where can I find detailed instructions for doing this?
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Norm DickinsonGuruCommented:
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wasiftoorCommented:
The most comprehensive source of information for RDS (Remote Desktop Services) for Win 2k8 R2 is available on the official technet RDS site http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/ee236407.aspx


If you want to go straight to deployment than you can get the deployment guide at http://technet.microsoft.com/library/ff710446(WS.10).aspx

The Step-By-Step Guides might also come in handy http://blogs.technet.com/b/mattmcspirit/archive/2009/08/05/remote-desktop-services-in-windows-server-2008-r2-step-by-step-guides.aspx


Another nice summarized article is available at: http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/49484


if you are ever looking for alternatives to RDS just post another question.

Good Luck!
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zelfanetAuthor Commented:
Thanks, those articles helped me set it up.  I am interested in customizing the experience for the user. Specifically, I want to add applications and restrict areas that can see (ex. blocking their access to C drive, not allowing them to install stuff). Any resources for this?
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Norm DickinsonGuruCommented:
Try this page for a number of relevant links:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/ee236407
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zelfanetAuthor Commented:
Any other suggestions?
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Norm DickinsonGuruCommented:
Customizing RD Gateway authentication and authorization schemes:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2010/01/06/customizing-rd-gateway-authentication-and-authorization-schemes.aspx

Customize RDP settings for Virtual Desktops
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2010/04/28/customize-rdp-settings-for-virtual-desktops.aspx

Customizing Remote Desktop Web Access by Using Windows SharePoint Services Step-by-Step Guide
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee344839(WS.10).aspx
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zelfanetAuthor Commented:
Can anyone give me some insight on how to do this? The links dont really pertain to what I want to want to do. I am sure it is easy.....I want to block access to the Cdrive, put a background, block installs of software and things like that....
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Norm DickinsonGuruCommented:
This post has a lot of answers, and there seemed to be many that helped you get to the point you are now. I would suggest choosing the answer(s) that helped and awarding points and posting that as a new question, if you are ok with that, as it really is a followup question to the one which was answered, and we run on points.
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