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Introducing Windows Server® 2008 by The Microsoft Windows Server Team, Mitch Tulloch

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Terminal Services Web Access

Terminal Services Web Access (or simply TS Web Access) is another Terminal Services feature that has been enhanced in Windows Server 2008. The previous version of Terminal Services in Windows Server 2003 includes a feature called Remote Desktop Web Connection, which is an ActiveX control that provides essentially the same functionality as the full Terminal Services client but is designed to deliver it using a Web-based launcher. By embedding this ActiveX control in a Web page hosted on Internet Information Services (IIS), you enable a user to access the Web page using a Web browser such as Internet Explorer, download and install the ActiveX control, and initiate a session with a remote terminal server. The user’s computer ...

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