Overview of .rdp file settings

On this page you will find an overview of most of the available .rdp file settings which can be used with the /o command line switch. All settings must be specified using the .rdp file style syntax: option:type:value Examples: alternate shell:s:notepad.exe keyboardhook:i:2 Note: The information in this overview is largely compiled from this article at Read more about Overview of .rdp file settings[…]

Change a RemoteApp Program icon in Windows 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 RD Web Access

Can we change the icon for a Published RemoteApp? Yes. Open an administrative Powershell prompt and type the following command: Get-RDRemoteApp -alias “notepad” | fl This will show all properties for the RemoteApp with “notepad” as alias: CollectionName      : RemoteApps Alias               : notepad DisplayName         : Windows Update Log FolderName          : Logfiles FilePath            : C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe FileVirtualPath     Read more about Change a RemoteApp Program icon in Windows 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 RD Web Access[…]

Remote Desktop Connection Broker Client failed while getting redirection packet from Connection Broker. User : Error: Remote Desktop Connection Broker is not ready for RPC communication.

I was getting this in my event log and users could no longer connect to RDS when trialling it – Event ID – 1296 Remote Desktop Connection Broker Client failed while getting redirection packet from Connection Broker. User : DOMAIN\USER Error: Remote Desktop Connection Broker is not ready for RPC communication. and then Event ID Read more about Remote Desktop Connection Broker Client failed while getting redirection packet from Connection Broker. User : Error: Remote Desktop Connection Broker is not ready for RPC communication.[…]

Installing Windows Photo Viewer on RDS

Few posts on the internet of how and why but il just get to the bit where we get it working… Normally you would install Desktop Experience but this includes a lot of tools that you probably wont need. So…. To install Windows Photo Viewer on an RDS server there are three simple steps you Read more about Installing Windows Photo Viewer on RDS[…]

Publish Remote Desktop Session in a Remote App Session Collection

Remote Desktop Services 2012 allows you to publish two types of Session collection on a Remote Desktop Session Host. This can be either a Remote Desktop Session Collection or a Remote App Session Collection. By default you cannot have both types on the Same Session Host. In this post I am going to show you Read more about Publish Remote Desktop Session in a Remote App Session Collection[…]