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Difference between revisions of "Windows Server 2016 Workgroup RDS Role Installation"

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==For instructions with pictures see [http://kb.thinmanager.com/images/0/05/Server2012ForWorkgroups.pdf Server2012ForWorkgroups.pdf]==
==For instructions with pictures see [[Windows Server 2016 RDS Role Installation]]==
See also: [[Windows Server 2016 RDS Role Installation]]

Revision as of 18:21, 14 March 2018

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

  1. Open the Server Manager and navigate to Dashboard and then Add Roles and Features
  2. Select role-based or feature-based installation.
  3. Select Remote Desktop Services from the list of available roles.
  4. In the Remote Desktop Services configuration select Remote Desktop Session Host and, if needed, Remote Desktop Licensing
  5. Reboot

Required Configuration

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)