If you ever wonder how to deploy Remote Desktop Services 2016 from scratch than this is the perfect guide for you. I will walk you through a complete RDS 2016 (multiserver and all-in-one) deployment with clear instructions and screenshots.

Remote Desktop Services is a server role in Windows Server that allow users to remotely access graphical desktops and Windows applications.

We will begin by discussing about RDS core components, when to use one server and when multi-server deployment and we will install RDS on WIndows Server 2016.

Contents at a glance

  1. What’s new in RDS 2016, what are RDS core components and RDS deployment options (Standard, Quick and MultiPoint Services)
  2. How to Install Remote Desktop Services 2016, Quick Start Deployment
  3. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 1 – Installation
  4. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 2 – Purpose of RD Collections (Collection Properties)
  5. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 3 – Exploring Deployment Properties
  6. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 4 – RD Web Access (Part 1)
  7. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 4 – RD Web Access (Part2)
  8. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 4 – RD Web Access (Part3)
  9. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 4 – RD Web Access (Part4) – SSO & High Availability
  10. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 5 – User Profile Disks
  11. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 6 – RD Connection Broker High Availability
  12. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 7 – RD Session Host Load Balancing
  13. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 8 – RD Gateway
  14. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 9 – RD Licensing
  15. Remote Desktop Services 2016, Standard Deployment – Part 10 – Useful Tips
  16. Remote Desktop Services 2016 – Part 11 – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  17. Automate Remote Desktop Service 2016 Deployment with DSC