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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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The Remote Desktop Diagnostic tool

The Microsoft RDS engineering team have released a beta tool for RDS diagnostics called RDV Diag (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40890). It needs to be installed on an RD Broker and needs to be run with an administrator account. It has five different tabs within it for looking at each aspect of our VDI deployment as follows:

  • The Virtual Machines tab gives us a complete readout of every VM on our virtualization hosts just by clicking on each one. This is shown in the following screenshot:
    The Remote Desktop Diagnostic tool

    Diagnostic details for the FPC1 VM in a Pooled VM Collection

    All is well in the preceding screenshot, but ...

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