Checklist: Deploying a Personal Virtual Desktop

Updated: February 16, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This parent checklist includes cross-reference links to important concepts about the Remote Desktop Services design. It also contains links to subordinate checklists that will help you complete the tasks that are required to implement this design.

Note

Complete the tasks in this checklist in order. When a reference link takes you to a procedure, return to this topic after you complete the steps in that procedure so that you can proceed with the remaining tasks in this checklist.

Checklist: Deploying a personal virtual desktop

To implement Microsoft® RemoteFX™ perform the tasks for deploying Microsoft® RemoteFX™ for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (optional).

Task Reference

Review the hardware, software, network, and client requirements for a personal virtual desktop.

Appendix A: Remote Desktop Services Requirements

Install the Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) role service.

Checklist: Deploying a Remote Desktop Session Host Server

Install the Remote Desktop Virtualization Host (RD Virtualization Host) role service.

Installing the Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Role Service

Install the Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker) role service.

Installing the Remote Desktop Connection Broker Role Service

Install the Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web Access) role service.

Installing the Remote Desktop Web Access Role Service

Deploy the virtual machine for Remote Desktop Services.

Checklist: Deploying the Virtual Machine for Remote Desktop Services

Add the computer account of the RD Web Access server to the TS Web Access Computers group on RD Connection Broker.

Populating the TS Web Access Computers Security Group

Configure RD Web Access to specify the source that provides the RemoteApp programs and virtual desktops that are displayed to users.

Configuring the RD Web Access Server for RemoteApp and Desktop Connection

Configure the RD Web Access server to use an RD Connection Broker server.

Joining RD Virtualization Host to RD Connection Broker

Assign a personal virtual desktop by using the Assign Personal Virtual Desktop Wizard.

Assigning a Personal Virtual Desktop

Deploying Microsoft® RemoteFX™ for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (optional).

Checklist: Deploying Microsoft RemoteFX for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Configure RemoteApp and Desktop Connection (optional).

Configuring RemoteApp and Desktop Connection

Verify the functionality of the personal virtual desktop deployment.

Verifying Personal Virtual Desktop Functionality