A thin client is a computer that primarily operates by using the resources provided a server. Common thin client protocols include RDP, X11, VNC, and Citrix ICA,

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RDS “fast user switching” like experience with NLA

We have a 2012 R2 RDS farm with two session hosts and a connection broker. We've successfully managed to configure our IGEL thin client to connect to the farm. Connection brokering, load balancing, ...
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Trust Internal CA on WES7

We have set up an RDS farm with a certificate issued by our internal Enterprise CA. I'm trying to connect some Wyse thin clients to it running WES7, however it reports a certificate error as the thin ...
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How to physically connect “thin” clients to the server/host [closed]

In this setup, the server will running Windows Server 2008 and will be handling all of the workload and running the programs and the clients will use the remote desktop services to connect. I was ...
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Connecting to Server 2012 R2 using HP ThinPro (freeRDP), but smart card is not reading correctly

In preparation to deploy our new 2012R2 RD farm, we have updated our HP thin clients to ThinPro 5.0. They connect just fine using username/password, but when I try to use a smart card, I get the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 logon screen with both smart card and username/password options

I have a farm of Server 2008 R2 RD hosts that our staff connects to using HP ThinPro clients. Currently, we are using ThinPro 4.2. We would like to update to ThinPro 5.0, but we have run into a snag. ...
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What network performance is required for thin clients?

I am building a network with approx. 1000 thin clients. I intend to run them over VNC. What type of LAN bandwidth and latency are required? What type of hardware will provide that? If, instead of ...
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VMware Thinapp computer name

We are using Thinapp in conjunction with VMware View. This means the computer name will most likely change for a user every they log in since our pool is about 1000 desktops (View1, View2, View3 to ...
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Wyse P25 VGA port is set as display 2

I'm running VMware View 5 environment and we are using Wyse P25's to connect via PCoIP. If we plug the monitor in to the display port everything comes up fine, but if we plug the monitor into the VGA ...
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LTSP local apps without hard disk

Can Ubuntu LTSP local apps run on disk-less thin clients? If possible, can I run Skype and Firefox as local applications? We are planning to use HP t505 as Thin client with 0 Flash, No OS, Atom 1.8 ...
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Use different thinstation network configuration files for diffrent OS booting through PXE

I want to use thinstation to boot to RDP client which connects to either Ubuntu or Windows server 2008 R2. The user should be able to choose which OS they want to connect to. I've added the following ...
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Wyse S50 RDP Failure

Background: I've got a LAN with about 6 Wyse S10 terminals, these terminals are serviced by a Microsoft 2008 R2 server with Remote Desktop Services enabled and 10 CALs assigned. I needed another ...
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Connect Thin Client to Console Session

I'm exploring the possibility of setting up a thin client to connect to the console sessions of it's host. Here's some background for what's going on and motivating the request. I'm working with some ...
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How best to setup for high traffic due to thin clients

I develop a client/server software system that is designed to display images to the photographer's customers. A LOT of my customers are using thin clients for the viewing stations, the NComputing ...
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What solutions are available for having a client boot straight into a Windows VDI?

I don't have much experience with enterprise level Virtual Desktop management (yet). I'm looking for a Microsoft solution if one exists, but all valid answers would be appreciated. The scenario is ...
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Hosting Thin Clients on RHEL 5.5 / Cent OS 5.5

I have DHCP, TFTP in place which lets users install Cent OS 5.5 when they boot from network from there machines. I want that they should be able to boot Cent OS right away and log into there ...
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HP t510 thin client displays additional buttons in taskbar when ie9 is opened

We have a new Citrix XenApp 6.5 installation. Our HP t510 thin clients display two additional buttons in the task bar when IE9 starts. When an additional tab is opened, another two buttons appear. ...
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Wyse DHCP Option Tag

I have a new Wyse R10L that I am testing, and I have found a tutorial video for configuring it on my network (a test Server 2012 environment). The instructions say to "set a DHCP option tag 161" to a ...
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PXE bootable image for terminal server?

We have 300 windows xp machines on cruddy old hardware across the company. With extended support for XP ending April next year we're looking into our options. Couple of options: Replace the 300 ...
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From VMWare Player to VMWare ESXi with Thin Client

currently I've a PC with a Windows Xp on it, there is the VMWare Player installed. In this VMWare Player there is one VM with a Win2000 on it. The Serial Ports (COM1-COM4) from the Host are integrated ...
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What is the minimum version of RDP supported by Server 2012 RDS?

We have Windows Server 2012 Standard as a remote desktop server, and older legacy thin clients cannot connect to it. Is there guidance that indicates the minimum required version of RDP to connect to ...
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Has anyone ever ran Terminal Services (Server 2008) over AWS?

I was looking at the AWS pricing guide and it seems very impractical to do this. For even a small-medium deployment (say 15 users), I would assume I need at least 32 GB of RAM (2GB each + the OS). ...
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Is a Terminal Services or RDP thin client solution inscure?

I've been doing my research on thin client setups and it seems like a very cool concept. Instead of purchasing and maintaining many PCs you can simply have thin clients that RDP into a Server 2008 ...
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Want to start using thin clients [closed]

Hello I run a network of about 25 computers all connected to a SBS 2003 server I want to start using thin clients as building a computer for all the new employees we are getting is time consuming, ...
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Bridging eth0 to wlan0

I'm trying to create the followig setup: +----------+ | Wi-Fi | +----------+ ...
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Remote Desktop Software with low latency for thin clients [closed]

I'm currently using a thin client with the following specification: I am searching for Remote Desktop software that will allow me to have a very low latency for audio quality on my thin clients. ...
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Old HP thin clients cannot connect to Windows 2008 R2 RDS server

I'm in the middle of a migration from an old virtualized Windows 2003 Terminal Server to a 2008 R2 RDS host. The environment is a mix of several generations of HP thin clients, as well as some Axel ...
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Linux thin client OS supporting RDP 7.1 and PXE?

We are trying to come up with a workable solution for a number of branch offices. Thin clients (based on existing PC hardware) need to connect back to a Windows 2008 R2 RDS server farm with load ...
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No more endpoints in the endpoint mapper

I was just transferred to a new factory and there is this issue that keeps popping up and the error says "There are no more endpoints in the endpoint mapper." This error occurs when trying to rejoin a ...
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How to “dummy-down” a client computer? [closed]

I would like to create multiple small computers with Windows 7 Pro, and would like to know how I can turn this client into a "dummy" computer. In other words, I'd like to disable anything in Windows ...
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Thin-Client to connect and use virtual-machines on a server

I’m looking for an infrastructure which ideally should be maintained as following: Several (virtual) operating-systems (linux and windows as well) should run on a server simultaneously and be ...
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A thin client running Linux in a wireless network environment

I am the sole IT person for a small private school. The school has about 60 PCs. All PCs are on a wireless network; there's no Ethernet network in the building. I would like to migrate the school ...
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Thin clients over WAN - Capacity planning [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? How reliable is it to run thin clients such as Citrix XenDesktop over the WAN. I am designing an IT solution where the client ...
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Connecting to Server 2012 Client VDI from Linux based Thin Clients

Currently we have set up a test VDI environment that hosts several Windows 7 client computers. We are using the "Personal" desktop option and everything seems to be running fine except... The only ...
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Slow Starting DHCP Client Service - HP Thin Clients

We have recently began adding XPe thin clients to our domain in preperation for a new citrix environment. One thing that has been picked up on in testing is that they appear slow to boot. The issue ...
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Minimum hardware requirements for running 8 thin clients with LTSP and LAMP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I wanted to figure out what are the minimum hardware requirements for running 8 smooth thin clients with Ubuntu and LTSP. The ...
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Configuring DHCPD to use option 66, in a specific subnet

I am trying to configure DHCP to use option 66 to provide a TFTP server to Sunray thin clients. The clients in a specific subnet must use a specific TFTP server so that they are served configuration ...
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SQUID Proxy in a thinclient environment

I have an environment that uses thin client technology. Many thin clients connect to a central server, log in, and get an X session under their username. All requests to the internet come from the ...
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ltsp-built-client error

I am facing some issues while building a thin client using the ltsp-build-client, it says an error. Error is: I: Retrieving Release E: Failed getting release file ...
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USB Redirection to thin clients

I'm experiencing a problem with a client situation. We switched a user of theirs to a thin client (specifically, with a WYSE C10LE). The thin client connects to a Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual ...
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What are EN, EP and EX platforms?

I keep hearing all these terms - EN, EP and EX level servers. What do these terms mean? What are they classifications of? How are they demarcated from one another? How are they different from the thin ...
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single application multiple users through thin client

I am having one application built in C# winforms. In the backend I am using SQLSERVER 2008 Express. The application is used remotely through thin clients. My problem is that when one user is using my ...
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How to disable the cancel button in rdesktop?

I work in IT for a community college and we're currently trying to re-purpose some yesteryear machines as thin clients. I'm pretty much there, where rdesktop opens up the terminal server login ...
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How does a thin client work?

I recently observed this strange set of workstation at my workplace where around 30 monitors are installed and it seemed to be running fine.There was no CPU connected to the monitors but there was a ...
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Application Server for AutoCAD and some other heavy applications.

In a civil engineering firm, there are 6 desktop computers (Dual core 2.6GHz CPU with 3GB of RAM). Each of them are running the following applications: Etabs, SaFe, AutoCAD, 3DMax, Sap, Office on ...
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Connecting to a secure, graphical, x session using a stateless thin client [closed]

I'm looking for an open source, non-proprietery solution to this problem, any help would be appreciated. I'd like to setup a server running Ubuntu Server. I'd then like to connect to this server from ...
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Automatically log off idle Terminal Services users without using idle session limits?

We have a Remote Desktop Session Host that is accessed by Wyse Winterm 3150SE thin clients running Windows CE 5.0. The stations are open to the public, and are supposed to display our homepage when ...
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Cloud Storage/Remote Storage - Windows 7 Embedded

Currently I am running "Windows 7 Embedded" on a few Thin Clients (HP T5570E). I would like to store all user files running on the clients on a remote server (Not local). I have attempted using ...
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Server 2008 Domain Setup. Users or Rooms

I'm currently setting up a Server 2008 domain for one of my clients. The client has requested that some of the Thin-Clients being used to connect to the domain are setup in certain rooms and logged in ...
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Thin Client Environments - Where to Start

I'm new to the Thin Client / VDI concept but it seems like my environment might be a good candidate for converting. Currently we run Windows 7, so I would like to investigate a TS/VDI solution with ...
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Run Gnome Shell as local app in thin client environment?

I have some recent HP thin clients, and Linux supports 3D acceleration on this hardware. I have played with LTSP and GNOME 2. I am new to the world of thin clients, and I understand that GNOME 3 ...