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Step 2: Installing and Configuring RemoteApp

Updated: June 11, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

In this step, you will configure RemoteApp and Desktop Connection so that users in the CONTOSO domain can access it by using Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web Access). Use the following steps to configure RemoteApp and Desktop Connection:

  • Add the RDCB-SRV computer account object to the TS Web Access Computers security group on RDSH-SRV.

  • Add a RemoteApp program by using RemoteApp Manager.

  • Add the RDWA-SRV computer account object to the TS Web Access Computers security group on RDCB-SRV.

  • Assign a RemoteApp source on the RD Web Access server (RDWA-SRV).

  • Add a RemoteApp source on the RDCB-SRV computer by using Remote Desktop Connection Manager.

First, you must add the RDCB-SRV computer account object to the TS Web Access Computers security group on RDSH-SRV.

  1. Log on to RDSH-SRV as CONTOSO\Administrator.

  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.

  3. Expand Local Users and Groups, and then click Groups.

  4. Right-click TS Web Access Computers, and then click Add to Group.

  5. Click Add.

  6. In the Select Users, Computers, Service Accounts, or Groups dialog box, click Object Types.

  7. In the Object Types dialog box, select the Computers check box, and then click OK.

  8. In the Enter the object names to select box, type rdcb-srv and then click OK.

  9. Click OK to close the TS Web Access Computers dialog box.

Next, you must add a RemoteApp program to RDSH-SRV by using RemoteApp Manager.

  1. Log on to RDSH-SRV as CONTOSO\Administrator.

  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Remote Desktop Services, and then click RemoteApp Manager.

  3. In the Action pane, click Add RemoteApp Programs.

  4. On the Welcome to the RemoteApp Wizard page, click Next.

  5. On the Choose programs to add to the RemoteApp Program list page, select the Calculator check box, and then click Next.

  6. On the Review Settings page, click Finish.

Next, you must add the RDWA-SRV computer account object to the TS Web Access Computers security group on the RDCB-SRV computer.

  1. Log on to RDCB-SRV as CONTOSO\Administrator.

  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.

  3. Expand Local Users and Groups, and then click Groups.

  4. Right-click TS Web Access Computers, and then click Add to Group.

  5. Click Add.

  6. In the Select Users, Computers, Service Accounts, or Groups dialog box, click Object Types.

  7. In the Object Types dialog box, select the Computers check box, and then click OK.

  8. In the Enter the object names to select box, type rdwa-srv and then click OK.

  9. Click OK to close the TS Web Access Computers dialog box.

Next, assign a RemoteApp source on the RD Web Access server (RDWA-SRV).

  1. Log on to RDWA-SRV as CONTOSO\Administrator.

  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Remote Desktop Services, and then click Remote Desktop Web Access Configuration.

  3. Click Continue to this website (not recommended).

    ImportantImportant
    This guide uses a self-signed certificate for the RD Web Access server. Self-signed certificates are not recommended in a production environment. You should use a certificate that is trusted from a certification provider when deploying RD Web Access in a production environment.

  4. In the Domain\user name box, type CONTOSO\Administrator.

  5. In the Password box, type the password that you specified for CONTOSO\Administrator, and then click Sign in.

  6. On the Configuration page, click An RD Connection Broker server.

  7. In the Source name box, type rdcb-srv and then click OK.

Finally, you must add a RemoteApp source on the RDCB-SRV computer by using Remote Desktop Connection Manager.

  1. Log on to RDCB-SRV as CONTOSO\Administrator.

  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Remote Desktop Services, and then click Remote Desktop Connection Manager.

  3. Click RemoteApp Sources, and then in the Actions pane, click Add RemoteApp Source.

  4. In the RemoteApp source name box, type rdsh-srv and then click Add.

You have installed and configured RemoteApp. Now you can proceed to Step 3: Verifying RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Functionality.

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