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RD Session Host Migration: Appendix A: Migration Data Collection Worksheets

Updated: July 19, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Use these data worksheets to record the data for migrating the RD Session Host server by following the steps in the RD Session Host Migration: Preparing to Migrate topic.

noteNote
This Appendix does not include application settings. If you plan to migrate applications from the source server, you should create a custom plan for migrating those applications.

Record the data from the RD Session Host source server into the following tables.

Record the name of the source server from Computer Management.

RD Session Host server name data worksheet

# Source server settings Setting values

01

Name of the source RD Session Host server/terminal server

Server name: ____________________

Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration data worksheet

# Source server settings Setting values

01

General tab: Security Settings

Comment: _________________________

Checkbox Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication

Security layer:

  • RDP Security Layer

  • Negotiate

  • SSL (TLS 1.0)

Encryption level:

  • Low

  • Client Compatible

  • High

  • FIPS Compliant

Certificate: ____________________

Signing as: _____________

Issued by:__________________

Valid until: __________________

02

Remote Desktop licensing mode: Properties: Licensing tab

Gather the licensing settings from the source server; however, do not configure licensing during installation of the RD Session Host server.

Remote Desktop licensing mode:

Checkbox Not specified

Checkbox Per Device

Checkbox Per User

03

License servers

Computer #1 ________________________

Computer #2 ________________________

04

Client Settings tab

Client Experience options

Check all that apply:

Checkbox Audio and video playback

Checkbox Audio recording redirection

Checkbox Limit maximum color depth from Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration

05

RDP-Tcp: Properties:

Security layer:_________________

Encryption level:__________________

Certificate:__________________

CheckboxYes

CheckboxNo

Record the value selected for the Allow desktop composition for remote desktop sessions policy setting.

Local Group Policy Editor data worksheet

# Source server settings Setting values

01

Allow desktop composition for remote desktop sessions

Check if it applies:

Checkbox Allow desktop composition for remote desktop sessions

The Desktop Composition for Windows Aero support setting is based on the values selected for the Allow desktop composition for remote desktop sessions and Limit maximum color depth from Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration settings.

Use the following worksheet to record whether Desktop Composition for Windows Aero support is enabled. Refer to it when installing the RD Session Host role service.

Desktop composition for Windows Aero support data worksheet

# Source server settings Setting values

01

Desktop composition for Windows Aero support is enabled if both of the following are enabled:

  • Allow desktop composition for remote desktop sessions

  • Limit maximum color depth from Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration

Check if it applies:

Checkbox Desktop composition for Windows Aero support

Record the names of the members of the TS Web Access Computers security group.

TS Web Access Computers security group members data worksheet

# Source server settings Setting values

01

TS Web Access Computers security group members

Computer name: __________________

Computer name: __________________

Registry keys can be migrated from the RD Session Host server or terminal server. Delete the following registry keys from the exported file.

Deleted registry keys data worksheet

  Source server settings Registry key

01

Registry Editor

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal server\RCM\Licensing Core

02

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal server\RCM [Certificate] Reg Value

03

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal server\RCM [CertificateOld] Reg Value

04

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal server\RCM [X509 Certificate] Reg Value

05

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal server\RCM [X509 Certificate ID] Reg Value

06

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal server\RCM [X509 Certificate2] Reg Value

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