Checklist: Deploying Microsoft RemoteFX for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Published: January 14, 2011

Updated: February 16, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

This parent checklist includes cross-reference links to important concepts about the Microsoft® RemoteFX™ Remote Desktop Services design. It also contains links to subordinate checklists that will help you complete the tasks that are required to implement this design.

Complete the tasks in this checklist in order. When a reference link takes you to a procedure, return to this topic after you complete the steps in that procedure so that you can proceed with the remaining tasks in this checklist.

Checklist Checklist: Deploying Microsoft RemoteFX

To implement USB Redirection perform the tasks for configuring USB Redirection with RemoteFX (optional).


  Task Reference

Review prerequisites for installing the RemoteFX.

Conceptual topic Checklist: RemoteFX Installation Prerequisites


Install the graphics card driver on the RemoteFX server.

Checklist topic Installing the Graphics Card Driver on the RemoteFX Server


Install RemoteFX.

Checklist topic Installing RemoteFX


Install the RemoteFX cap driver.

Checklist topic Installing the RemoteFX Cap Driver


Configure the custom RDP settings for a LAN connection speed.

Checklist topic Configuring the Custom RDP Settings for a LAN Connection Speed


Install the RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter on the personal virtual desktop.

Checklist topic Installing the RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter on the Personal Virtual Desktop


Configure USB Redirection with RemoteFX (optional).

Checklist topic Configuring the Custom RDP Settings for USB Redirection

Checklist topic Enabling USB Redirection in the Default Domain Group Policy Setting


Configure RemoteFX for an optimal experience.

Checklist topic Configuring RemoteFX for an Optimal Experience

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