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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Summary

In this chapter, we have seen that Windows VDI has a built-in role, the RD Gateway, which allows us to provide virtual desktops to our remote workers over a secure Internet connection from nondomain-joined devices. The security of these connections is based on SSL, and so the gateway makes use of trusted X.509 certificates, much the same way as a secure website would. We typically put the gateway in a perimeter network or DMZ, but it will only work if we have a way of authenticating remote users with AD. We did this by putting a special read-only domain controller in the same perimeter network. This complexity has made this chapter the hardest one to understand in this book, but that's basically because security is hard, and in many organizations, ...

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