Installing the RD Virtualization Host Role Service and Configuration Settings

If you already have an RDS collection and you want to add the RD Virtualization Host to the collection, you can simply add the RD Virtualization Host to the server that’ll become your VDI host server and then join the server to the collection. To do so, follow these steps:

1. Log on to the desired server with local administrator privileges.

2. Launch Server Manager, if it isn’t already running.

3. Right-click the All Servers in the left pane of Server Manager and choose Add Servers.

4. Search for the servers you plan to add for management. In my scenario, all of my RDS servers start with RD, so I just typed in RD and clicked Find Now, and it listed.

5. Highlight the ...

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