If you would like to speak with one of our engineers, please Submit a Question or give us a call at the phone number here. In North America, To route your phone support request directly to a technical support engineer, call toll-free 1-888-382-1583 or 1-440-646-3434, select Option 3 (Technical Support), then select Option 5 (More Options). When prompted, enter the ThinManager Direct Dial Code 201.
Windows Server 2016 Workgroup RDS Role Installation
For instructions with pictures see Windows Server 2016 RDS Role Installation
Important: Installing the Remote Desktop Services role on Windows Server 2016 in a workgroup is not recommended. The Remote Desktop Services configuration tool is not accessible without being logged in as a domain user resulting in all configuration needing to be performed through the local group policy editor or PowerShell.
Installing the Remote Desktop Services Role
- Open the Server Manager and navigate to Dashboard and then Add Roles and Features
- Select Remote Desktop Services Installation.
- Select Remote Desktop Services from the list of available roles.
- In the Remote Desktop Services configuration select Remote Desktop Session Host and, if needed, Remote Desktop Licensing
Disable the Requirement of Network Level Authentication
You will need to set the $ComputerName variable or substitute it for your computer name.
PS C:\>(Get-WmiObject -class "Win32_TSGeneralSetting" -Namespace root\cimv2\terminalservices -ComputerName $ComputerName -Filter "TerminalName='RDP-tcp'").SetUserAuthenticationRequired(0)