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Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed by Chris Amaris, Andrew Abbate, Omar Droubi, Guy Yardeni, Michael Noel, Rand Morimoto

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Local Resource Redirection

RDS enables an RDC client to redirect many of the local resources so that they can be easily used within a Remote Desktop session. Serial and printer ports can be made available in Remote Desktop sessions to allow a user to send RD Session Host server print jobs to locally configured printers, as well as access serial devices such as modems from within the Remote Desktop session. Audio can also be redirected from a session to local sound cards to enable sound from the Remote Desktop session to be heard from local speakers. Also, the Windows Clipboard can be redirected to allow cutting and pasting between the Remote Desktop session and the local workstation console.

Each of these resource redirections works only if the ...

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