Chapter 1. Microsoft Windows Terminal Services
What Is Windows Terminal Services?
Windows Terminal Services provides the multiuser capabilities that form the foundation of the material discussed in this book. This chapter takes a look at this architecture, including its history, how it is integrated into both the Windows server and the supported clients, and the new features that have been added to Windows Terminal Services since the initial Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition release, Microsoft’s first official release of a Terminal Server product.
Conceptually, the idea behind Terminal Services is simple and will be familiar to anyone with experience accessing graphical environments such as X Windows, where most (if not all) application processing ...