2.5.2.5 Access Plug and Play Device on an RDP Client--Remote Application

Goal

For the remote application to access a plug and play device on the RDP client.

Context of Use

After an RDP client establishes a connection to an RD Session Host server, a remote application running on the RD Session Host server can access a plug and play device on the RDP client.

Actors

Remote application: The primary actor is the remote application. It is an application running on the remote machine.

RDP client: The RDP client redirects plug and play data to the remote application.

RD Session Host: The RD Session Host is hosting the remote desktop or remote application to which the RDP client is connecting. The RD Session Host manages redirecting data from the plug and play device to the remote application.

Stakeholders

Plug and play device: The plug and play device is accessible to the remote application or remote desktop after the RDP connection is established.

Preconditions

The RDP client is connected to the RD Session Host server. The RDP connection supports plug and play redirection. The remote desktop or remote application is running on the RD Session Host. The RD Session Host has permission to access the plug and play device on the RDP client.

Main Success Scenario

  1. Trigger: The remote application requests the remote desktop system to access data from the plug and play device on the RDP client.

  2. The remote desktop system provides access to the plug and play device on the RDP client to the remote application.

  3. The remote application running on the RD Session Host server can access a plug and play device installed on the RDP client computer.

Extensions

None.