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New-RDRemoteApp

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

New-RDRemoteApp

Publishes a RemoteApp program to a Remote Desktop deployment.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Session
New-RDRemoteApp [-CollectionName] <String> -DisplayName <String> -FilePath <String> [-Alias <String> ] [-CommandLineSetting <CommandLineSettingValue> ] [-ConnectionBroker <String> ] [-FileVirtualPath <String> ] [-FolderName <String> ] [-IconIndex <String> ] [-IconPath <String> ] [-RequiredCommandLine <String> ] [-ShowInWebAccess <Boolean> ] [-UserGroups <String[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VirtualDesktop
New-RDRemoteApp [-CollectionName] <String> -DisplayName <String> -FilePath <String> -VirtualDesktopName <String> [-Alias <String> ] [-CommandLineSetting <CommandLineSettingValue> ] [-ConnectionBroker <String> ] [-FileVirtualPath <String> ] [-FolderName <String> ] [-IconIndex <String> ] [-IconPath <String> ] [-RequiredCommandLine <String> ] [-ShowInWebAccess <Boolean> ] [-UserGroups <String[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The New-RDRemoteApp cmdlet publishes a Windows Server 2012 RemoteApp program to a Remote Desktop deployment, making it available to users.

RemoteApp allows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) to run a program remotely that appears as if it runs locally on a client computer. A RemoteApp program runs in its own resizable window and has its own entry on the taskbar.

Parameters

-Alias<String>

Specifies an alias for the RemoteApp program. If you do not specify an alias, the cmdlet generates one based on the FilePath parameter. This alias must be unique within the collection specified by the CollectionName parameter.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CollectionName<String>

Specifies the name of the personal virtual desktop collection or session collection. The cmdlet publishes the RemoteApp program to this collection.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CommandLineSetting<CommandLineSettingValue>

Specifies whether the RemoteApp program accepts command-line arguments from the client at connection time. The acceptable values for this parameter are: 

-- Allow. Accepts command-line arguments.
-- DoNotAllow. Does not accept command-line arguments.
-- Require. Allows only command-line arguments specified in the RequiredCommandLine parameter.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ConnectionBroker<String>

Specifies the Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker) server for a Remote Desktop deployment. If you do not specify a value, the cmdlet uses the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the local computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DisplayName<String>

Specifies a name to display to users for the RemoteApp program.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FilePath<String>

Specifies a path for the executable file for the application. Do not include any environment variables. For session collections, this path must be a valid local path on all Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) servers in the collection. For virtual desktop collections, this path must be a valid local path on all virtual desktops in the collection.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FileVirtualPath<String>

Specifies a path for the application executable file. This path resolves to the same location as the value of the FilePath parameter, but it can include environment variables.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FolderName<String>

Specifies the name of the folder that the RemoteApp program appears in on the Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web Access) webpage and in the Start menu for subscribed RemoteApp and Desktop Connections.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-IconIndex<String>

Specifies the index within the icon file (specified by the IconPath parameter) where the RemoteApp program’s icon can be found.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-IconPath<String>

Specifies the path to a file containing the icon to display for the RemoteApp program identified by the Alias parameter. This path must not contain any environment variables. For session collections, the path must be a valid local path on all RD Session Host servers in the collection. For virtual desktop collections, the path must be a valid local path on all virtual desktops in the collection.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-RequiredCommandLine<String>

Specifies a string that contains command-line arguments that the client can use at connection time with the RemoteApp program. If you specify this parameter, the CommandLineSetting parameter must have a value of Require.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ShowInWebAccess<Boolean>

Specifies whether to show the RemoteApp program in the RD Web Access server, and in RemoteApp and Desktop Connections that the user subscribes to.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-UserGroups<String[]>

Specifies an array of domain groups and users that can view the RemoteApp in RD Web Access, and in RemoteApp and Desktop Connections. To allow all users to see a RemoteApp program, provide a value of $Null.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VirtualDesktopName<String>

Specifies the name of a virtual desktop. The icon file specified in the IconPath parameter resides in this virtual desktop. The virtual desktop must be a member of the collection specified by the CollectionName parameter.


Aliases

VMName

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.RemoteDesktopServices.Management.RemoteApp

Examples

Example 1: Publish a RemoteApp program

This command creates a new RemoteApp program in the collection named Session Collection. The command specifies the display name Notepad and uses the .exe file at the specified file path.


PS C:\> New-RDRemoteApp -CollectionName "Session Collection" -DisplayName "Notepad" -FilePath "C:\Windows\System32\Notepad.exe"

Example 2: Publish a RemoteApp program with a required argument

This command publishes a RemoteApp to the collection named Virtual Desktop Collection. The command specifies the display name Bing and uses the .exe file at the specified file path. The command specifies the virtual desktop name RDS-WKS-A27. This command uses a required command line argument. This RemoteApp opens the specified browser to go to the specified URL.


PS C:\> New-RDRemoteApp -CollectionName "Virtual Desktop Collection" -DisplayName "Bing" -FilePath "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -VirtualDesktopName "RDS-WKS-A27" -CommandLineSetting Require -RequiredCommandLine "https://www.bing.com"

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