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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How to stream syslog to physical screen to debug network hicups on NFS-rootfs system? [duplicate]

I have a system without any local storage, that is booting via PXE/TFTP and has an NFS root and some iSCSI targets mounted. I'm trying to debug a condition when due to some service the network is ...
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Multiple session host servers with same application

We have one application running on Azure Cloud VMs. we have 2 VMs, VM-1 is installed with domain controller and RDS roles and features and VM-2 it is our application server we have deployed ...
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Best Thin Client Setup [closed]

I'm new here and I'm looking for information for a personal question I have since the beginning of the year. This year I had my first contact with a workspace that uses thin clients, but it's all in ...
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How to Setup LAN Network for 250 (Thin-Client) Users with a Windows Server [closed]

I have been contracted to run a small-size business network for 250 users. My Client already bought 250 Thin-Client computers to be run on a client-server network, before reaching out to me. The ...
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RDP Session without username & password prompt

Iam currently working on a new image with thinstation for our terminal pcs. I want them to connect to our rds with the known windows login screen but that isnt the case. When I start the image, my ...
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Feedback on Using Chrome on RDS Hosts

How well does Chrome work on RDS hosts? I'm looking for feedback on replacing Internet Explorer 11 with Chrome in an RDS environment. I have a system that uses Internet Explorer 11 in a terminal ...
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How to configure a server to support 10-20 hp thin clients [closed]

Please I need step by step instructions on how to configure and connect hp thin clients to a window 7 and 8 server. I also need step by step instructions on how to connect POS thermal printer to the ...
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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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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'...