Thursday, December 20, 2012

Login VSI B.V. announces Login VSI 3.7, supporting Windows 8 and Server 2012

imageLogin VSI announced version 3.7 yesterday now supporting Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.


“…New features in Login VSI Pro 3.7 and Login VSI Express 3.7

  • Microsoft Windows 8 support
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 support
  • Microsoft Office 2013 support
  • Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure support
  • Pre-configured language profiles for English, Japanese, German and Dutch
  • Core workload extended with timers, allowing custom workloads to be analyzed in more detail…”

Source and details:

RemoteFX-Enabled certification program


Jeroen van Eesteren from the Remote Desktop Virtualization team posted a blog highlighting the RemoteFX-enabled certification program. It also contains a (growing) list of  devices that have been certified.


Thursday, December 13, 2012

RDS/VDI showcase videos

Here are some links to showcase videos by the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. They show the various improvements in Remote Desktop Services / VDI on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.

· Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Overview – Summary of the value of Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012

· Quick VDI Wizard – Set up a virtual machine based deployment on a single server.

· Set up an RDS VDI deployment – Set up a virtual machine-based deployment.

· Set up an RDS session deployment   – Set up a session-based deployment.

· RemoteFX – Learn about the enhancements made for end user discovery and experience.


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Remote Desktop Windows Store App: Working with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Resources

A new blog post by the Microsoft RDV Team about RemoteApp and Desktop Connections (RADC).

It covers;

  • Accessing new resources
  • Working with available resources
  • Updating your subscribed resources
  • Removing existing resources


Friday, December 7, 2012

Customizing the RDCB HA client Access DNS name using PowerShell on Windows Server 2012

After setting on High Availability for the RD Connection Broker role the RDCB HA client Access DNS name can be viewed using the Server Manager, however, this value is read-only.

In order to change this value we can use PowerShell and make use of the command
Parameter Set: __AllParameterSets
Set-RDClientAccessName [[-ConnectionBroker] <String> ] [-ClientAccessName] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]

For an example how to view the current name and change it, see the powershell commands below. Note that all RD Connection broker servers have to be running in order to change this value.

The value is now successfully changed and visible in the Remote Desktop Management Service (RDMS) Server Manager Console;