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Custom Tweaks for Windows Terminal Server 2003

NOTE: Registry changes mentioned below are suggested changes only; 2X is not responsible for the consequences of any implemented Registry changes. For custom tweaks to Windows 2003 Terminal Server, to improve the overall end-user experience, please do the following: First,...

Virtualization and the Private Cloud

Cloud computing may be the Next Big Thing, but many companies are not yet ready to fully embrace the notion of putting all of their data and applications in the public cloud and the loss of control that goes along with it. One might say the idea of a “private cloud” has been around at least...

Installing 2X Software Components

2X Software can be installed as separate components on separate machines, allowing the possibility of isolating services individually, for improved load distribution and redundancy. Here, we have outlined an efficient way to install different components on different machines. These machines can...

2X Universal Printing and Scanning

Virtualization is a key factor in efficiently deploying and managing an enterprise network today. Server-based computing via virtual desktops and applications that can be accessed from thin clients saves companies money and saves IT administrators time and frustration. The 2X suite of virtual...

2X VirtualDesktopServer VDI Configuration

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GeF0FoYDT4&hl=en_US&fs=1&hd=1] This is a demonstration video of how to configure the 2X VirtualDesktopServer with Microsft Hyper-V and VMware ESX hypervisors. The video will show how to install the 2X VDS Version 8.0.811 software, add...

2X ApplicationServer Two-Farm Failover Solution

Click on image to enlarge This diagram shows the setup for an active two-farm failover.   In this setup you would have two different sites (Production and Backup) pre-configured with 2X SecureClientGateways (SCGW), 2X Publishing Agents (PA), terminal servers (TS) and installed...

Disabling RDP Compression in the 2X Client

RDP supports compression; third-party products exist on the market  that are designed to enable RDP compression, but require original transmission streams to remain uncompressed. For Version 8, RDP compression can be disabled using the “Enable Compression” option within the 2X Client: The...