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Questions tagged [thin-client]

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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TLS 1.1 on an HP T410

I have a bunch of HP T410 in my organization environment, and I'm not able to use them with Imprivata appliance version 3. The T410 are in ThinPro 4.4.0 version, that is the last one available for ...
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Connect to the same Virtual Desktop

I'm running 10Zig zero clients that connect to a VMware Horizon View 7 backend. I need to have rooms connect to the same virtual desktop every time. For example, Zero Client in room 101 will always ...
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RDP sessions dropping during VM migration

We are using a Nutanix cluster though this could just as easily apply to VMware. We use RDP sessions from a Windows 2012 server to thin clients running either Windows 8, 10, or HP ThinPro to provide ...
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Dell/Wyse ThinClient ini RDP printer setup

I have a Wyse 3030LT thin client that I have configured via an ini file on an ftp server. The thin client simply boots and connects to an RDP session. I now wish to configure a network printer that ...
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Wyse ThinOS MirrorFileServer Setting (FW 8.3 - 8.5)

I have a support ticket open with Dell, at the moment they're saying they're unable to reproduce the issue. I'm hoping someone else with a Wyse environment can test and provide some feedback. It ...
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How to deploy a script to auto update google chrome on a lot of hp thin clients?

The hurdle is that the thin client wipes and re-images itself every night and I have no access to group policy. Any ideas of deployment or the most efficient way to do this? What I do have access to ...
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Setting up a jailed, session-resetting, Windows thin client server

This is probably out there somewhere (what isn't?), but I don't even know what to call it for searching purposes. Here's what I think I want... there may be a better way to do it, I am open to ...
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Thin Client setup for nomadic developers

I'm supporting a team of ~10 developers. Each developer machine is running Ubuntu 16.04.1 and each developer has their own desktop tower. This setup works well but locks that developer to their desk. ...
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Error: Socket failed: Connection refused ltsp + update-rc.d errors

I am installing a LTSP server, everything works, the pxe.linux.0 gets found, but the client gets stuck at this error: Modprobe: module overlayfs not found in modules.dep Error: socket failed: ...
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How To Let VM recognize devices plugged into WYSE Tx0D

I am trying to use a Logitech unifying receiver with a Dell Wyse Tx0D thin client. I can plug in the unifying receiver and connect both the keyboard and the mouse to it, and it works in both the WYSE ...
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Can I access a Windows 2016 server from a 2012 client through a 2012 server? [duplicate]

We have a bunch of thin clients with Server 2012 CALs. These thin clients mostly run RDP to a Windows 2012 server We want to put a SQL Server 2016 install on a Windows 2016 server. These are all ...
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Linux ThinClients show MAC but not originating IP on RDS servers

We have an issue where we cannot find our remote workers' Linux (ThinStation OS) thin clients' IP addresses. Our people work at 4 remote facilities and remote into an RDS cluster in our data center (3 ...
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What is the purpose of a fast CPU in a Thin client?

I noticed that some Thin clients these days have i5's and i7's, and also have a significant amount of RAM. I haven't used them in a while, but I thought their purpose was just to render pixels that ...
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Remove an XenApp/StoreFront Application Shortcut from a Thin Client

I would like to know if someone know an easy fix for that: Symptom I publish XenDesktop's desktop, and I'am migrating an XenApp farm from version 6 to 7.9. (my xendesktop's farm is already migrated ...
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Can't get NIC driver to load in ThinStatinon build

Hoping to get some help here. The ThinStation/DevStation site seems to be lacking IMHO. What I am trying to do is simple: repurpose an older computer (Dell Optiplex 745 SFF) as a thin client. I'm ...
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Enable right-click on HP thin clients -t5720

I'm setting up a computer laboratory with used thin client for a school. I have everything intact, however, I prefer that each rdp session will start automatically once the thin client boots. one ...
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Non-Domain Thin Client RDPing to Domain Terminal Server with domain credentials

I have Windows Thin Clients on the network that are not Domain joined. They access a Domain joined terminal server. If I use RDP and enter the server name, then when prompted, user credentials they ...
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Setting Up and Managing Thin Client [closed]

I have taken delivery of fairly used HP thin clients with model no t5730w. I am trying to use it set up a computer laboratory for a school in a remote part of Ghana, Africa that I volunteered for. I ...
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PXE boot to diskless thin client

I am trying to revive a school's computer lab. The lab's original sponsors discontinued their services and donated all the hardware to the school. The original setup was done on Ubuntu server that ...
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Windows Embedded thin client vs fat Windows client updates

I'm currently investigating options regarding thin clients following a move to a system based on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. Currently users are using their existing desktops as RDP clients, ...
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Using a scanner with thin client, RemoteFX redirect not working

So I work IT for a small company and we are testing and considering rolling out Dell WYSE Rx0L thin clients to our employees. So far all is going well, except for our set up for our Data Entry dept. ...
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What is the latency threshold for running a Terminal Server (RDS) over the WAN?

I've seen: Terminal server performance over high latency links But I have a customer who is interested in relocating their system infrastructure to a datacenter that has ~62ms latency from their main ...
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Change IP of RDP server for thin clients on Windows domain

I have some HP thin clients in user-mode at a remote site set to use the wrong RDP server, how or what do I change in order to get them to use the new IP? I am remote with no smart hands onsite but ...
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Install CoreOS on HP thin client

I am trying to install CoreOS on HP Thin Client, but I am unable to format the flash drive. i have created the USB boot as per https://github.com/jriguera/coreos-usb-creator - then i can login to the ...
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Enable Pointer Shadow

I work for a school district and we recently began upgrading our terminal server to windows 2012 R2. Now when students log in via RDP from HP thin connect the cursor disappears, I solved the problem ...
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Inherited Ill-Conceived Hyper-V Thin-Client Environment: what now? [closed]

I have a new client that has purchased 10 thin clients. The thin-clients are each operating as users of a single Hyper-V virtual machine running Server2012. The VM is running on its own server, also ...
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VMware Vsphere ESXI 6 and Horizon View 6 with PXE clients

I have used VMware vsphere ESXI server 6 trial with vcenter server and vsphere client 6 on Windows server 2012 R2 locally and I could successfully get them to work but I want to go one step further ...
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HP t410 smart zero thin client RDP Client error Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm having an issue with 2 of my HP Smart Zero t410 thin clients. They each RDP into an XP SP3 virtual machine hosted on a virtual server running VWWare ESXi 5.0.0. Randomnly in the morning they'll ...
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Can we run thin client to connect to Linux (Suse or Ubuntu) [closed]

Not sure where to ask such questions, so guide me on that! I am looking to have several thin clients to use same server (system), the work involved is mostly office and browsing related works - that ...
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Outlook is filling up thin client's disk space quickly

I have a number of thin clients at the office. They're on a VM running Windows Server 2008 and Office 2010. The C: drive has 150 GB of space and we use a network storage device for our shared drive ...
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Windows XP Embedded StandBy & Hibernate

Does Windows XP Embedded support StandBy & Hibernate when used as a thin client? If so what happens to the server remote/virtual desktop connection on resume - is it automatically restored? I'm ...
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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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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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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 M-...
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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 accounts....
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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 PC'...
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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 ...