Windows Server 2022

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) enables users to access virtual desktops, Session-based desktops, and RemoteApp programs. Session-based desktop deployment allows users to connect session collections that include published RemoteApp programs and Session-based desktops.

Prerequisite Required

  • The server you’d like to install RDS is a member Host of an Active Directory domain.

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Demo environment

  • Computer Name: server1.test.com
  • Domain: test.com
  • Domain Controller: server1.test.com
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
  • IP Address: 192.168.0.2

1. Open the Server Manager dashboard and click Add roles and features.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

2. Before you begin, click Next.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

3. In the installation type, Select Remote Desktop Services installation and click Next.

Install required role services for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to create a virtual machine based or session based desktop deployment.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

4. In Deployment Type, Select Standard deployment and click Next.

Standard deployment allows you to deploy Remote Desktop Services across multiple servers

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

5. In Deployment Scenario, Select Session-based desktop deployment and click Next.

Session-based desktop deployment allows users to connect session collections that include published RemoteApp programs and Session-based desktops.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

6. Review role services and click Next.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

7. Specify RD Connection Broker server and click Next.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

8. Specify RD Web Access server and click Next.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

9. Specify RD Session Host servers and click Next.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

10. Click Deploy, to complete the installation the servers must be restarted.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

11. After installing Remote Desktop Services click Close.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

12. Open Run and input certlm.msc and find the auto-generated certificate under the Personal > Certificate. Remove it and set the one you got or you created in the same place.

SSL certificate for remote accessing is generated automatically by the installation. This certificate cannot work so remove it and set a valid certificate you got or set a self-signed certificate created by yourself.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

13. Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Right-click on Default website and click Edit Bindings.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

14. In Site BiNdings, select https and click Edit.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022

15. Select SSL certificate and click OK.

Install Remote Desktop Services (Session based) on Windows Server 2022