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Server 2012 RDS Hyper-V Domain Controller

Hello,

We have an office with three servers.  Currently we have a domain controller running 2003 and a terminal server running 2003.  Our database application is running on 2008.

We want to upgrade our aging hardware and need to find the most cost effective solution.  We know a DC and TS on the same machine is a big no-no.

Can we consolidate the DC and RDS functions using hyper-v and server 2012?

We have about 20 people accessing the server over Remote desktop.

Thanks for your help.
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With Windows 2012 server, the DC cannot perform additional RDS (RDP) functions. It must be a stand alone device.

We used to include the connection broker on the domain controller, now the connection broker is on it's own separate virtual server.

So in a typical situation you would have:
1 - Hyper-V Server - Physical Hardware

On top of this you would have:
1 - Domain Controller - Virtual Server
2 - Remote Desktop Server - Virtual Server

If your adding remote app functionality:
1 - Gateway/Web Access - Virtual Server
2 - Connection Broker - Virtual Server