Azure: Is RDS the only way to give 5 people access to an Azure Virtual Machine

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Is RDS the only way to give 5 people access to an Azure Virtual Machine (Windows 2016)?
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Martyn SpencerManaging DirectorCommented:
You could consider https://www.thinstuff.com/products/xpvs-server/ if you want an alternative. Quite cost effective and works well. It is still a remote desktop solution.
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Martyn. So I could use this with my Azure VM
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Martyn SpencerManaging DirectorCommented:
I don't see why not. They offer a free trial, so you can check it out first.
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Martyn. Much appreciated
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Martyn SpencerManaging DirectorCommented:
You're welcome.
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
To answer the question specifically: At this time, to have users share resources whether apps or a desktop session per user Remote Desktop Services is required.

There are plenty of third party non-native ways to go about it but RDS works just fine when configured right for the workloads.
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Philip
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