I have just installed the following on the below Windows 2012 Servers
Server 1 = RD Connection Broker, RD Web Access, RD Session Host, RD Licensing Server
Server 2 = RD Session Host
Server 3 = RD Session Host
I'm not entirely sure I understand collections. Do we need to set up a collection with the 3 RDS Session host servers in order to get load balancing across the 3? Or are collections just for RemoteApp. I can't seem to find any information on this. Does the Connection Broker automatically send people to one of the three servers?
I have found the following info which indicates we do need a collection but if someone could confirm this. I haven't set up any farm etc like Windows 2008 used to have.
"The Connection Broker connects and reconnects users to their virtual desktops, RemoteApp-published applications and session-based desktops. It's a mandatory RDS component in Windows Server 2012, and it's installed by default when you deploy Remote Desktop Services. The Connection Broker load-balances requests to RD Session Host servers in a session collection or to virtual desktop pools"