Connect to TS Web Access

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

By default, you can access the TS Web Access Web site at the following location, where server_name is the NetBIOS name or the fully qualified domain name of the Web server where you installed TS Web Access:


If you connect to TS Web Access from a public computer, such as a computer in an "Internet café," you should clear the I am using a private computer that complies with my organization's security policy check box that appears in the lower-right corner of the Web Part. In public mode, you are not provided with the option to save your credentials.

To administer the Web site, you must connect to the TS Web Access Web site by using either the local Administrator account or an account that is a member of the TS Web Access Administrators group on the TS Web Access server. To access the Web site, use either of the following methods:

  • Type the URL of the TS Web Access Web site into a Web browser.

  • On the TS Web Access server, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Terminal Services, and then click TS Web Access Administration.

Client requirements and configuration

To use TS Web Access, client computers must be running Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) 6.1. (RDC 6.1 [6.0.6001] supports Remote Desktop Protocol 6.1.)

Additionally, the Terminal Services ActiveX Client control must be enabled. The ActiveX control is included with RDC 6.1.

For more information about which operating systems support RDC 6.1, and about how to enable the Terminal Services ActiveX Client control, see the "Connect to TS Web Access" section of the TS RemoteApp Step-by-Step Guide (

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