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Configuring a Remote Desktop Connection Session Services
Remote Desktop Connection is a network protocol that provides a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a
Use the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box to establish and manage connections to remote applications.
To configure a Remote Desktop Connection:
1. Log in as user or administrator.
2. On the taskbar, click the start button, and then click All Programs.
3. Click Remote Desktop Connection on the Programs menu, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.
The Remote Desktop Connection dialog box is displayed.
You can also double-click the Remote Desktop Connection icon on the desktop to open the Remote Desktop Connection
4. In the Computer box, enter the computer or the domain name. For advanced configuration options, click Show Options.
a. In the General tab, you can enter the logon credentials, open an existing RDP connection, or save a new RDP connection
b. In the Display tab, manage the display and the color quality of your remote desktop.
• Move the slider to increase or decrease the size of your remote desktop. To use full screen, move the slider all the way
to the right.
• Select the color quality of your preference for your remote desktop from the drop-down list.
• Select or clear the Display the connection bar when I use the full screen check box to display or hide the connection
bar in full screen mode.
c. In the Local Resources tab configure audio, keyboard, or local devices and resources for your remote desktop.
• In the Remote audio section, click Settings for advanced audio settings options.
• In the Keyboard section, from the drop-down list select the desired environment you want to apply the keyboard
• In the Local devices and resources section, select devices and resources that you want to use in your remote session.
Click More for more options.
d. In the Programs tab, to start a default program with the remote session, select the Start the following program on
connection check box and specify the details.
e. In the Experience tab optimize the performance of your remote session based on the connection quality.
NOTE: If you find that the File Based Write Filter cache is filling up, you can disable Bitmap caching in the
Experience tab after clicking Show Options in the window.
f. In the Advanced tab, in the Server Authentication section, from the drop-down list, select the action you want the thin
client to perform when the server authentication fails.
In the Connect from anywhere section, click Settings to configure the connection settings such as Remote Desktop
Gateway server settings and logon settings when you are working remotely.
5. Click Connect.
6. Enter the login credentials for connecting to the remote session in the Security dialog box.
NOTE: The standard version (default) is used for a single monitor display, while the Span version can be used when
extending a single session to two monitors for dual-monitor capable thin clients. The Span version can be used when
extending a single session to two monitors for dual-monitor.
Using VMware Horizon Client
VMware Horizon client is a locally installed software application that communicates between View Connection Server and Thin
Client OS. It provides access to centrally hosted virtual desktops from your thin clients. VMware session services can be made