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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IT merger - self-sufficient site with domain controller VS thin clients outpost with access to terminal server

SITUATION: A larger company acquires a smaller one. IT infrastructure has to be merged. There are no immediate plans to change the current size or role of the smaller company - the offices and ...
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Is there a Hyper-V virtual machine client for XP? Linux? Mac?

Is there a Hyper-V virtual machine client for XP? Linux? Mac? I'm aware that we could VNC or RDP into the virtual machine but the problem is if the VM is not running or is suspend the end user can't ...
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HP Compaq T20 Thin Clients & Windows Server 2008 R2: RDP Disconnects instantly

I have some HP Compaq T20 Thin Clients connecting to a Windows Server 2003. Now I want to upgrade to 2008 R2, so I tested a trial installation with remote desktop in administration mode. So I try to ...
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Recommendation for hardware upgrade: thin clients? Or…?

I work for an animal shelter in Upstate New York. We have about 50 machines running XP Pro. They're connected to a Windows network with a domain. About half of these computers are used for nothing ...
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Possible to have thin-clients with RDP GUI connected to Leopard Server?

I'd like to ask if there is any solution to run thin client in Linux/Windows with RDP GUI connected to Leopard Server?
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Thinstation Citrix ICA PNAgent Configuration Help

I have an old Thinstation build that connects directly to a Citrix server via ICA. I have a new Citrix farm that has an SSL relay out front, and I can't seem to figure out how I connect to this new ...
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Migrating to thin-clients and virtual machines

I'm looking to migrate about 20 in-house researchers from their current XP workstations to thin-clients which connect to a VM running within our LAN. I'm planning on using HP thin-clients which use a ...
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What hardware to use for thin-clients?

I am thinking of starting a small business of consulting SME's in my city. Mostly targeting people who are looking to equip their offices with computers for the first time. I want to provide thin-...
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One powerful PC instead of 3 medium ones or thin clients (Windows)?

Can I attach 3 displays 3 keyboards 3 mice to a powerful PC and configure it to work as if it were 3 PCs or a 3 thin clients? Which OS should it run? Thin clients seem are unattractive as the ...
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Thin client server? Free alternative to 2X?

I've used 2X Thin Client Server for years, but now they have ended their opensource solution, so i wonder if anyone has found a good alternative?
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rdesktop thin client - desktop replacement

We are currently planning the following scenario: We have 4 desktops running a very simple workload: primary application: remote-client to access our business management software sparsely usage of ...
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Rack Server Specs / Reccomendations for RDS Users

I'm writing up a cost analysis report on migrating in-house users from standalone workstations to thin-clients connected to a rack mounted server running Windows Server 2008 with RDS (formally TS). I ...
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Thin-client with dual-monitor support

I'm doing a feasibility study on migrating 30 of our in-house researchers from desktop towers to thin-clients. The problem (among others) that I'm facing is that our researchers have grown used to ...
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Thin client as stand-alone Linux server? [closed]

I was wondering if someone knew of thin clients such as those from 10Zig that can be reflashed to run Linux and act as a SOHO server? Thank you.
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Flash Thin Client

I have an old thin client that was going to be discarded from a friend's company - as they are upgrading their thin clients. I was given this old one to demonstrate to the CEO the benefits of using ...
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Are there any Thin Client software's for WinXP that block P2P and torrent? Except server-side installation

I want to block p2p and torrent connection without any firewall or server-side software installation. Most of all it is FREE. Thanks.
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What should be done with excess computing resources after converting to thin clients?

I work part time for a small private school. The 24 node computer lab kept having hardware failures (mostly drives and cooling fans) so I turned it into a Linux based thin client network. Although the ...
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Terminal Services & rdp-tcp Session

I've been introducing myself to Terminal Services and I had a question regarding a session, specifically the rdp-tcp session that's established by default ... C:\Documents and Settings\BMC>query ...
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Performance experiences for running Windows 7 on a Thin-Client? [closed]

Has anyone else tried installing Windows 7 on thin-client hardware? I'd be very interested to hear about other people's experiences and what sort of hardware tweaks they had to do to get it to work. (...
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Reset Acer WT 300 thin client admin password

I have an Acer WT 300 thin client that boots Windows CE. I purchased this device several years ago at an auction and need to reset the administration password so that I can alter the network ...
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What hardware thin clients are available for connecting to Linux with XDMCP (or similar)?

I'm chasing a thin client that can connect to an Ubuntu machine and utilize a modern widescreen LCD. I have used Sun Microsystems SunRay 150 thin clients for several years however the SunRay Server ...
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VM client restart

I am using a wyse terminal (thin client) with xpe. I have disabled explorer in registry and replaced the shell with the vm client so at startup it looks like a windows logon but its VM view client ...
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Terminal Server Filling Up

I've inherited a terminal server and have found one major problem, the user profiles are filling up the C drive, I have 3.9 gigs free but that is going fast. I have a D drive on this server with ...
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Mac OS X multi-user thin client server (terminal server)?

Is there any solution out there to turn a Mac into a true multi-user thin client server? I'd like to set up a few cheap PCs with access to a couple accounts using something like VNC, but it isn't ...
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In what sort of environment do thin-client machines shine?

Are the use of thin-clients an appropriate substitute for full workstations? Are they meant for small-company IT use, or are they only useful for large implementations. What are the perks and ...
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Open source thin-client software

I have been looking for a open source alternate to windows thin-client terminals we use for remote desktop into a terminal server which is where users do all their work. I am often in the situation ...