Checklist: Deploying a Remote Desktop Session Host Server Farm

Updated: March 2, 2011

Applies To: Windows Storage 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 Remote Desktop Session Host server farm

Task Reference

Install the RD Connection Broker role service on the server that you want to use to track user sessions for a farm.

Installing the Remote Desktop Connection Broker Role Service

Add the RD Session Host servers in the farm to the Session Broker Computers local group on the RD Connection Broker server.

Adding Each RD Session Host Server to a Farm in RD Connection Broker

Configure the RD Session Host servers in the farm to join a farm in RD Connection Broker, and to participate in RD Connection Broker Load Balancing.

Configuring an RD Session Host Server to Join a Farm in RD Connection Broker

Configure DNS round robin entries for RD Session Host servers in the farm.

Configuring DNS for RD Connection Broker Load Balancing