Step 3: Verifying Customization of Remote Desktop Web Access

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

To verify the functionality of a RemoteApp program deployment, log on as Morgan Skinner and connect to the RemoteApp program by using RD Web Access.

To connect to the Windows SharePoint Services default Web site

  1. Log on to CONTOSO-CLNT as Morgan Skinner (CONTOSO\mskinner).

  2. Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer.

  3. In the Address bar, type and then press ENTER.

  4. In the Domain\user name box, type CONTOSO\mskinner.

  5. In the Password box, type the password that you specified for Morgan Skinner, and then click Sign in.


In you receive a prompt asking you to install the Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Web Access Control, click Run Add-on, and then click Run.

  1. Ensure that the RD Web Access Web Part is showing on the home page of the SharePoint Web site.

  2. Click Calculator, and then click Connect.

  3. When prompted, enter the credentials for Morgan Skinner, and then click OK.

You have successfully customized RD Web Access by using a Windows SharePoint Services Web Part and verified the functionality by navigating to the default Windows SharePoint Web site and then connecting to Calculator. You can also use this deployment to explore some of the additional capabilities of personal virtual desktops through additional configuration and testing.