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  1. Central Storage for the Remote Desktop Gatway computer groups

    If you have a lot of RD gateways, and you want to fill the "local computer group, you need to do this on every server. Support for a central place to store this information makes it more scalable.

    13 votes
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  2. 13 votes
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  3. Microsoft needs to get working on RDSH with native RemoteFX support

    At this stage with Windows Server 2016 RemoteFX only works with VDI and not RDSH. Microsoft needs to get motivated and add the ability so that I can share multiple GPU's with all of my users on one server.

    12 votes
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  4. Full screen option should NOT cover the task bar when run on the default monitor.

    Previous versions of RDP and current version of RDP for Windows 10 both cover the task bar when run in full screen mode on the default monitor. This is unlike most Windows programs which do not cover the task bar. When this happens, the user must minimize the RDP session to access the task bar. Please either change full screen mode to NOT cover the task bar, or add the option so that the user may select. RDC manager, which seems to be more like the Windows 10 RDP client than the pre-Windows 10 RDP clients, does not cover the…

    11 votes
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  5. Fixup user profile disk unmount issue event-id 20491 etc.

    Please fixup this issue where the user profile disk (UPD) does not get unmounted when a user logs off. Therefore, users get temporary profiles or a .001, 002 and so on profile and are not able to work with their own profiles during their next logoff/logon cycle. The Event ID 20491 with a description of “Remote Desktop Services could not disconnect a user disk for the user account with a SID of <SID>. The error code is 0xAA.93” will be logged..."

    or error Code: 0x91.38

    11 votes
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  6. Onedrive On demand sync

    Please add Onedrive On demand sync the same as Windows 10 1709 on Server 2016 for RDS Hosts.

    11 votes
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  7. Microsoft RDP Server for Linux

    I currently use a combination of XRDP and VNC on Linux and a Microsoft RDP client on my Mac (great software, BTW) to remote into Linux machines, but it is a real pain to set up on the Linux side. Azure/HybridCloud is the future and the .Net Framework/Docker/MESOS/YadaYadaYada are all going cross-platform. Microsoft would be doing itself a big favor by developing a secure, feature-rich, enterprise-class, well-maintained RDP Server for Linux that Windows/Mac RDP clients could connect to.

    11 votes
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  8. Make Windows Store apps work when using User Profile Disks

    Please let us change the install location or simply change the install location of any user installed Windows Store apps so they are located in the UPD of a VDI Pool. This has been broken since WIn8 and Win10 does not fix it.

    11 votes
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  9. Make store and store apps possible to use on Server 2016

    Make the Store possible to use so that we can use the new modern apps for our users on the Remote Desktop Services also

    10 votes
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  10. RemoteApp without enabling desktop session

    Why can't i enable remoteapp without adding peple to remote desktop security group this should be segregated, i don't want end users to logon to the server.

    10 votes
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  11. Support Redirection of Webcams and other peripherals without Hyper-V

    Currently a user that wants to use Skype for Business videoconferencing over RDP can't unless they are remoting into Hyper-V hosted VM. For organizations that don't use Hyper-V as their hypervisor, or when users are remoting into a physical desktop, RemoteFX device redirection does not work. Citrix XenDesktop allows redirecting of the webcam over the ICA channel, but XenDesktop is expensive, complex, and has a very heavy footprint on the desktop. We'd like to be able to do native redirection of the webcam using RDP.

    10 votes
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  12. User can able to restart its own VM in the RDWeb (in the case VM is hang) instead of contact hoster

    User can able to restart its own VM in the RDWeb (in the case VM is hang), so that they don't need to call hoster support to restart the VM on behalf of them. XenDesktop has this feature for quite a while


    • Let user manage its own VM

    • Reduce the Hoster support cost

    10 votes
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  13. Export list of desktop from one machine, to be possible to import them in another one

    I have number of desktops created in "Remote Desktop Services" in one of my laptops. I would like to have them the same in another machine. but there is no way to export list and import them in the current software. It would be ideal to have this feature as it makes it easy migrate to a new system.

    9 votes
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  14. "Smart sizing" shrinks multi-monitor shadowing sessions to a level which is impractical to use.

    "Smart sizing" shrinks multi-monitor shadowing sessions to a level which is impractical to use. How can usage be improved?

    9 votes
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  15. Add RDSessionHost in a disabled state

    Would like to use the Add-RDSessionHost command and set the NewConnectionAllowed option while added the server to a collection.
    Currently have to run the Add and then Set command separately. If using a Try/Catch script, this can fail, thus still adding the server to a collection in an enabled state, causing users to connect to a server when we don't want them to.
    Would like to be able to add a server in a disabled state to prevent this type of issue.

    9 votes
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  16. RD Gateway PowerShell support

    RD Gateway should support PowerShell. Currently there is no way to perform some basic tasks that are only available via GUI. For example I would like to add a and remove devices/IP from the "Local Computer Groups" but there is no way to do this.

    9 votes
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  17. Fix audiosrv crashing other applications on server 2016

    We've been experiencing random problems on our RDSH vmware environment. At random times, the audiosrv seems to trouble other applications and makes them not respond anymore, restarting the audio service temporarily fixes the problem. I have made a gpo to restart the audiosrv, but of course this is not a solution.

    We are currently on KB4489889 (OS Build 14393.2879)

    8 votes
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  18. set initial login focus to password

    When the login dialog appears on a remote desktop connect, the password field is not focused and cannot be tabbed to either. It currently requires a mouse click on the password field, which is quite irritating. Please set the initial focus of the dialog to the password field.

    8 votes
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  19. SSO shouldn't require CredSSP

    Can the terminal services team explain the need for CredSSP when Kerberos is already there and does SSO?
    MIT solved this problem in the late 80s when they came up with Kerberos.
    Why not use forwardable tickets (Kerberos https://web.mit.edu/kerberos/krb5-1.13/doc/user/tkt_mgmt.html) rather than storing and transmitting passwords (CredSSP https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2007/04/19/how-to-enable-single-sign-on-for-my-terminal-server-connections/)?
    The storage of passwords that can be read from memory (https://digital-forensics.sans.org/blog/2012/03/09/protecting-privileged-domain-accounts-disabling-encrypted-passwords/) is not an improvement over temporary tickets that expire.
    It looks like developers missed a natural opportunity at simplification and security here, and for a long time I've been wondering "what's the explanation?".

    8 votes
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  20. Enable more options "Per user" instead of "Per Farm"

    Examples: GPO for Copy/Paste restrictions are Computer settings. I need to limit certain classes of user from copy/paste and allow other without creating separate farms. The same situation applies to Printing features. Basicly I need to be able to apply "Computer" settings for RDS control to the "User" context.

    8 votes
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