Checklist: Deploying a Remote Desktop Gateway Server

Updated: March 2, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This checklist lists the tasks that you need to complete to successfully configure the RD Gateway server. This checklist enables you to configure an RD Gateway server so that a remote user can access an internal corporate or private network resource over the Internet, through the RD Gateway server. An internal network resource can be an RD Session Host server, an RD Session Host server running RemoteApp programs, or a computer with Remote Desktop enabled.

  Task Reference

Install the Remote Desktop Gateway role service.

Installing the Remote Desktop Gateway Role Service

Configure a certificate for the RD Gateway server.

Checklist: Configuring a Certificate for the Remote Desktop Gateway Server

Create an Remote Desktop connection authorization policy (RD CAP).

Creating an RD CAP

Create an Remote Desktop resource authorization policy (RD RAP).

Creating an RD RAP

Configure the Remote Desktop Services client for RD Gateway.

Checklist: Configuring the Remote Desktop Services Client for Remote Desktop Gateway