Updated: March 10, 2010
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
A terminal server is the server that hosts Windows-based programs or the full Windows desktop for Terminal Services clients. Users can connect to a terminal server to run programs, to save files, and to use network resources on that server. Users can access a terminal server by using Remote Desktop Connection or by using TS RemoteApp.
The following topics are covered:
Overview of Terminal Server
Checklist: Terminal Server Installation Prerequisites
Checklist: Configure Terminal Server
Configuring Terminal Server
Managing Terminal Server
For more information about deploying terminal servers, see the Terminal Services page on the Windows Server 2008 TechCenter (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=73931).