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Running Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

You can run Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration from any of the following locations:

  • Start menu

  • Server Manager

  • Microsoft Management Console

noteNote
Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration is only available in Server Manager if the Remote Desktop Services role is installed on the computer.

Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, on the RD Session Host server that you plan to configure, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.

To run Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration from the Start menu
  • Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Remote Desktop Services, and then click Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration.

  • Click Start, click Run, type tsconfig.msc and then press ENTER.

To run Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration from Server Manager
  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager.

  2. In the left pane, expand Roles.

  3. Expand Remote Desktop Services, and then click Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration.

To run Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration from the Microsoft Management Console
  1. Click Start, click Run, type mmc and then press ENTER.

  2. On the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in.

  3. Under Available snap-ins, click Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration, and then click Add.

  4. In the Select Computer dialog box, select whether you want to connect to the local computer or to another computer. If you select Another computer, either type in the name of the computer or use Browse to search for the computer.

  5. Click OK.

  6. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box, click OK.

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