Deploying RDS 2012 Single Server – Session Based deployment


Excellent guide – Thanks to Ryan Mangan

Ryan Mangan's IT Blog

This guide will show you how to deploy RDS 2012 on a single 2012 Server enabling the use of Remote Desktop Sessions and RemoteApps.

Point to note: This demonstration shows how to deploy RDS using Quick start. I will demonstrate how to deploy RDS using Standard deployment in a later post.

Preparing for RDS 2012

Before I Install RDS 2012, I will create the OUs and Security Groups required for my deployment. This will make the configuration of group polices easier later.

RDS AD OU groups

 OU’s

  • RDS Security Groups
  • RDSH Servers
  • RDS Servers
  • RDS Computers

I have also created the following Security Groups for RDS

RDS 2012 Security Groups

  • Personal-Pool VDI Users : Remote desktop users with allocated Virtual desktops
  • RDWeb Users: Remote desktop web users
  • RemoteApp Users: Remote App users
  • VDI Users: Virtual desktop users

There is no requirement to setup OU’s and security groups like I have done, but  I would recommend doing so to…

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