Increase server productivity—and help reduce system overhead and support costs—by delivering Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services to your local and remote clients. This guide provides expert technical guidance to plan for, install, and configure Terminal Services, including real-world administration techniques gleaned from nearly a decade of experience in worldwide deployments. From understanding configuration and administrative options to implementing application access portals, third-party add-ons, and server farms, this in-depth reference provides all the details you need to deliver Microsoft Windows-based applications—and the Windows desktop itself—to legacy and next-generation devices.
Discover how to:
Streamline user, group, domain, and group policy management in terminal server environments
Take advantage of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) when network clients communicate with terminal servers
Install and configure terminal server applications in a multiuser environment
Modify specific registry settings for terminal server operations
Develop scripts for application compatibility, login procedures, and maintenance
Extend existing infrastructure using Citrix MetaFrame technology and server farms
Integrate Terminal Services with the Web so users can access remote Windows-based applications from their browser
Implement Terminal Services security services and analysis tools
Optimize operating system, application, and network performance
Get scripts, tools, and other resources on CD
Development and analysis tools, including the Platform SDK, Microsoft .NET Framework SDK, Application Compatibility Toolkit, and SysInternals tools
Scripts for logon configuration and system analysis
Technical white papers
Information about third-party tools and resources, such as SysInternals and AppSense
Selected articles from the Microsoft Knowledge Base
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Bernhard Tritsch, Ph.D. is a terminal server and distributed system specialist. He has more than ten years’ experience in research, application development for Windows-based systems, and worldwide terminal server deployments. He is the chief system architect at visionapp, a systems integrator in Germany and the United Kingdom.