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Get in-depth guidance to plan, install, configure, and administer Terminal Services. Increase server productivity—and help reduce system overhead and support costs—by delivering Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services to your local and remote clients. This guide provides expert technical guidance to plan for, install, and configure Terminal Services, including real-world administration techniques gleaned from nearly a decade of experience in worldwide deployments. From understanding configuration and administrative options to implementing application access portals, third-party add-ons, and server farms, this in-depth reference provides all the details you need to deliver Microsoft Windows-based applications—and the Windows desktop itself—to legacy and next-generation devices.

Discover how to:

  • Streamline user, group, domain, and group policy management in terminal server environments
  • Take advantage of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) when network clients communicate with terminal servers
  • Install and configure terminal server applications in a multiuser environment
  • Modify specific registry settings for terminal server operations
  • Develop scripts for application compatibility, logon procedures, and maintenance
  • Extend existing infrastructure using Citrix MetaFrame technology and server farms
  • Integrate Terminal Services with the Web so users can access remote Windows-based applications from their browser
  • Implement Terminal Services security services and analysis tools
  • Optimize operating system, application, and network performance

About the Author

Bernhard Tritsch, Ph.D., is a terminal server and distributed system specialist. He has more than ten years’ experience in research, application development for Windows-based systems, and worldwide terminal server deployments. He is the chief system architect at visionapp, a systems integrator in Germany and the United Kingdom.

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