Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker), formerly Terminal Services Session Broker (TS Session Broker), is a role service that provides the following functionality:
- Allows users to reconnect to their existing
sessions in a load-balanced RD Session Host server farm. This
prevents a user with a disconnected session from being connected to
a different RD Session Host server in the farm and starting a
- Enables you to evenly distribute the session
load among RD Session Host servers in a load-balanced
RD Session Host server farm.
- Provides users access to virtual desktops
hosted on RD Virtualization Host servers and to RemoteApp
programs hosted on RD Session Host servers through RemoteApp
and Desktop Connection.
For an introduction to RD Connection Broker, see Overview of Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker).
For more information about RD Connection Broker, see the Remote Desktop Services page on the Windows Server 2008 R2 TechCenter (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=140432).
The following topics are covered:
- Overview of Remote
Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker)
- Checklist: Create a
Load-Balanced RD Session Host Server Farm by Using RD Connection
- Install the RD
Connection Broker Role Service
- Add Each RD Session Host
Server in the Farm to the Session Broker Computers Local
- Configure an RD Session
Host Server to Join a Farm in RD Connection Broker
- Configure DNS for RD
Connection Broker Load Balancing
- About IP Address and
- About Dedicated Farm
Redirection and Virtual Machine Redirection