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Windows® Small Business Server 2011 by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Configuring RemoteApps

After you’ve installed the Remote Desktop Services role, along with the RD Session Host role service, you’re ready to configure RemoteApps. If there is one thing in Windows Server 2008 R2 that we think is “cool,” it has to be RemoteApps. Instead of having users connect to a remote terminal server, open a full desktop, and then run the applications they need, Remote-Apps allows users to run remote applications just as if they were running them locally, without opening up a desktop. The actual behavior is just like a regular application—when it needs to open an additional window, such as when you go to save a file, it automatically opens up a new window on your local workstation that has just the File Save dialog box in it. ...

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