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is Terminal Services 2012 needed for application server and should i install it in the DC?

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hi
i have application server for Quickbook; it has server software installed on windows server 2012
the clinets also have a setop that allow them to use this server; no need for remote desktop
now
the question is do i need to install and configure terminal services? or no need?
and if yes do i need to do this in the domain or on the app server ?
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Don't install LOB applications on your domain controller.

If you plan on running QuickBooks in a client/server architecture where the client portion resides on individual PCs then you do not need to configure terminal services anywhere. But if you want thin-client portion to reside on a server and for users to access the server then that will require using a remote desktop and deploying TS/RDS.
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