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Why is it bad to deploy Remote Desktop Services on a domain controller?

I believe it's generally considered a bad idea because domain controllers are supposed to be the critical heart of your network that store all the keys to your kingdom. So they should be left alone, ...
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How to disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RemoteApps on server 2012 R2

After almost a year, I finally figured out a working solution for disabling TLS 1.0/1.1 without breaking RDP and Remote Desktop Services connectivity. Run IISCrypto and disable TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1 and ...
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RDP: Remote app does not encapsulate traffic when connecting via remote desktop gateway server

The setting: gatewayusagemethod:i:2 Is likely not appropriate for this service. That corresponds to the setting "Bypass RD Gateway server for local addresses". The third-party company ...
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RemoteApp on Windows Server 2019 lags heavily

Altering the mouse polling rate from the mouse default value of 500 reports per second to the system default value of 125 reports per second solved my issue. tl/dr; All of the three affected system ...
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How to log off from RemoteApp Session from User Computer

The user can press Ctrl-Alt-End while interacting with the remote app, and select Log Off.
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Windows Server 2016 AppLocker blocking Universal Apps

The error you're talking about does not necessarily mean it's Applocker. Applocker can manage Universal Apps, it's called "Packaged app Rules" and you have to create at least the Default Rules in the ...
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How Can I Pass a Variable Parameter to A Windows RemoteApp?

You have a couple of options: Edit RDP File programmatically (See Is there a way to change command-line arguments in a signed RDP file?) Use a file association Use the /REMOTECMDLINE parameter of ...
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Let Windows RemoteApp open files (eg. .docx, .pdf) with client side application

There are not out-of-the-box solutions for RemoteApp. Partially available with Citrix. You need to use 3rd party product plugin like Remote File Transfer. If you are developer, the way to do it is to ...
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Need explanation of tag loadbalanceinfo:s:tsv:

The parameter you mention allows the Broker to know which collection the client is trying to connect to. Since a broker can manage multiple hosts and several collections, this setting is essential. ...
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Windows forcing application to exit with exit status 1073807364 (0x40010004) [DBG_TERMINATE_PROCESS]

Used Event Tracing for Windows to discover csrss.exe was responsible for forcing the process to exit. Create/Start Tracing logman create trace "NT Kernel Logger" -ow -o c:\temp\logger.etl -p ...
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Remote apps instead of a remote desktop?

Yes, both features are still available. MS RDS - RemoteApp Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - Published Application
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AWS Appstream Alternative

You can publish remote applications in Windows Virtual Desktop. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-desktop/publish-apps We have an online learning path that walks you through all the ...
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Multi-user RDS RemoteApp on same machine

To get this working, I added disableconnectionsharing:i:1 at the end of the .rdp file.
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How do I configure RemoteApp to find the correct Gateway Server?

I found the place where I made the mistake in Server Manager/Remote Desktop Services/Overview/Tasks Edit Deployment. The outside FQDN goes in the Server Name field.
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Can a remote app invoke local Outlook?

There is no way to instantiate a local app from a remote app. If this server has the RDS role installed and you have valid/activated RDS client access licenses then each user will have their own ...
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Let Windows RemoteApp open files (eg. .docx, .pdf) with client side application

A workaround we have employed: Summary: Have a local application that waits for a file to arrive in a local folder and then opens that file. The Remoteapp sends the file to that local folder via the ...
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RemoteApp sporadic failure

Despite using GPOs, the RemoteFX stays enabled. Disable via registry. HKLM\System\CurrrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations fEnableRemoteFXAdvancedRemoteApp Will show set to 1. Change ...
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execute exe file using RDP credential

It depends on the version of the server. With Windows 2008 R2 and earlier, you could run apps from network servers. With Windows 2012 and later, you can only run local applications. But a better idea ...
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RemoteApps over DirectAccess. Login Failed?

If you haven't already done so, you'll need to add the namespace used by RemoteApp to the Name Resolution Policy Table (NRPT) in the Remote Access Management console. You can do this by clicking Edit ...
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Microsoft Azure Remote App User Folder Permissions

Azure RemoteApp profile storage is stored as VHD's which are mounted to the users profile when they login, so if the user who has the document is not logged in the folder won't be accessible, it's ...
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Is it safe to run wordpress sites and rdp combined on one single server?

In general it's probably not a great idea. However, you can probably do it securely if you're careful. Under Linux this would mean doing a few things: Running separate PHP pools for each site, as ...
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Is it safe to run wordpress sites and rdp combined on one single server?

Wordpress is about the most used CMS and therefore also quite possibly the most hacked piece of FOSS so in general, it's not a good idea to mix it in with other sensitive applications. Given you cheap ...
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Microsoft windows server 2016 crashes while executing Photoshop as a remote app

Have you opened the event viewer and looked at the error messages that are displayed? It is not likely your server is being pushed to it's limits. check this article: http://www.solvusoft.com/en/...
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when I run a remoteapp from the RD Web interface 2012 r2 I get prompted to save or open this remote app

To prevent this from happening you MUST use Internet Explorer as your web browser, and you have to enable the RDS ActiveX control when prompted after visiting the remote web access site for the first ...
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MS RemoteApp broken after changing IIS bindings

Even though I still have a mismatch between public and private hostnames, I got RemoteApp working again via instructions here: http://www.concurrency.com/blog/w/remote-desktop-can%E2%80%99t-find-the-...
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How to disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RemoteApps on server 2012 R2

Old posting, but I just happened to read an article that says if you are using the internal SQL server (WID) for the connection broker database, the connection broker needs TLS 1.0 enabled to talk to ...
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How to disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RemoteApps on server 2012 R2

System cryptography: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing. This secretly re-enables the older protocols again. Microsoft is even not recommending use of the setting ...
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