My targeted setup:
- SLAT enabled laptop w recent graphics card
- Win2012 Host OS w Hyper-V role
- DirectX 11 driver installed
- Win8 VM (OS is joined in my employer's domain)
- I RDP into the Win8 VM from the Host OS
I want to use RemoteFX to accelerate my VM-graphics. Unfortunately enabling RemoteFX requires installing Remote Desktop Services and thus an RDS License. Now, an RDS CAL isn't the end of the world, but an RDS 2012 License Server is "tricky" to set up without a domain.
I thought about the following:
- Configure my Win2012 Host OS as an AD domain controller making my own private little domain
- Configure my firewall so it doesn't answer to traffic from the outside.
- Install the RDS Role with
- Configure a RD License Server on it, add 1 "per user" CAL
- Add the GPU to my Win8 VM
Will this work given that my Win8 VM will be in a different "untrusted" domain? Question is mostly dependant on "who needs the license?", the Hyper-V Host OS with the RDS Role installed on it but never accepts an actual RDP connection or the Win8 VM that does?
Once you install the RDS Role and RDS Virtualization subrole, all connections to virtual machines are probably treated as if they were RDP connections to the host OS.
This is gross speculation on my part.. It's all a bit foggy IMO