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

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Adding a RemoteApp to Remote Web Workplace

One of the cool things you can do with the new RemoteApps capability is add an application directly to the RWA landing page. This allows a user working remotely to directly and securely access an application on the SBS network without having to log on to take a full Remote Desktop session.

The basic process is

  • Create an .rdp file for the application.

  • Save the .rdp file to the path where Remote Web Access resides on your SBS server.

  • Create a new MIME type in Internet Information Services (IIS) for RDP.

  • Add a link to the .rdp file to the RWA page using the SBS Console.

Let’s go through the process to add a link to Microsoft Word 2010 to the RWA page. If you don’t have Microsoft Office installed on your RD Session ...

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