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Checklist: Configure RemoteApp

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

You can make programs on a Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server available to users through RemoteApp. You can deploy RemoteApp programs to users through .rdp files, Windows Installer packages, or by using RD Web Access to make the programs available through RemoteApp and Desktop Connection.


This checklist applies to an environment where you are using a single RD Session Host server to host RemoteApp programs.

Task Reference

Before you can make RemoteApp programs available to users, you must complete installation prerequisites.

Configuring the RD Session Host Server to Host RemoteApp Programs

Add programs to the RemoteApp Programs list.

Add Programs to the RemoteApp Programs List

Assign domain users and domain groups to a RemoteApp program.

Assign Domain Users and Domain Groups to a RemoteApp Program

Configure global deployment settings.

Configure Deployment Settings

Decide how to distribute RemoteApp programs to users.

Distribute RemoteApp Programs to Users

If you are going to distribute RemoteApp programs through RemoteApp and Desktop Connection, configure RD Web Access.

Checklist: Make RemoteApp Programs Available Through Remote Desktop Web Access

If you are going to distribute RemoteApp programs through .rdp files, create .rdp files.

Create an .rdp File

If you are going to distribute RemoteApp programs through Windows Installer packages, create Windows Installer packages.

Create a Windows Installer Package

Manage the RemoteApp Programs list. (Optional)

Manage the RemoteApp Programs List

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