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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Chapter 5. High Availability

This chapter is all about making VDI more available, and to do that, we need to ensure that each role in our VDI deployment has some sort of redundancy so that if there is any kind of failure, there is a standby server that can immediately provide the same service. So we will look at how to enable HA for each role (the RD Broker, the RD Gateway, and RD Web Access server) and how to enable HA in each of the different types of virtual desktop collections. At each stage, we'll implement this in our lab setup wherever possible.

Why high availability matters for VDI

What makes VDI different from some other parts of the IT fabric is that if it's very close to our users and if we give virtual desktops to a group of users, then ...

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