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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V

The Test VM we created is largely useless as it is; it has no roles and features on it and we can only connect to it using the Hyper-V console, the virtual equivalent of wandering into a data center and logging on to it directly. Windows Server is designed to be remotely managed, whether it's used for Hyper-V or performing a role in VDI. There are several ways of doing this from another server or desktop with the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) via System Center, and of course with command-line tools such as PowerShell.

In older versions of Windows Server, remote management had to be enabled, but now it's already configured for servers and desktops in the same Active Directory (AD) domain. This has ...

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