This checklist lists the tasks that you need to complete to successfully configure RD Gateway for the RD Gateway core scenario. This scenario enables you to configure an RD Gateway server so that a remote user can access an internal corporate or private network resource over the Internet, through the RD Gateway server. In this scenario, an internal network resource can be a Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server, an RD Session Host server running RemoteApp programs, or a computer with Remote Desktop enabled.

Task Reference

Install the Remote Desktop Gateway role service.

Install the Remote Desktop Gateway Role Service

Obtain a certificate for the RD Gateway server.

Obtain a Certificate for the Remote Desktop Gateway Server

Create a Remote Desktop connection authorization policy (RD CAP).

Create an RD CAP

Create a Remote Desktop resource authorization policy (RD RAP).

Create an RD RAP

Configure the Remote Desktop Services client for RD Gateway.

Configuring the Remote Desktop Services Client for Remote Desktop Gateway

For more information about RD Gateway, see the Remote Desktop Services page on the Windows Server 2008 R2 TechCenter (