(Now OT) Thin client question - (I think?)

Patton Echols p.echols at comcast.net
Thu Feb 28 23:45:08 UTC 2008


On 02/28/2008 08:44 AM, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> Patton Echols wrote:
>   
>> On 02/24/2008 06:41 AM, Bernard Peek wrote:
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>>> Patton Echols wrote:
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>>>       
>>>> So Questions:
>>>>
>>>> 1. Do I have that about right?  Or am I missing some major piece of the 
>>>> puzzle.
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>>>>         
>>> As others have pointed out, you need a terminal-services server. Your 
>>> existing SBS may be able to cover that requirement.
>>>   
>>>       
>> It turns out not. MS has turned off terminal services in SBS.  They say 
>> for security and because application level programs and server level do 
>> not play well together . . . ((sort of))
>>
>>     
>>>   
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>>>>     1.a. Would this be a Ubuntu thing for the clients?  Or something else.
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> A purpose-built distro is likely to be better.
>>>
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>> Yes, and it appears there are a couple.  "thinstation" for example as in 
>> another post. 
>>
>>
>> I am going to keep studying this for my own edification but appears to 
>> be a dead issue in the company. 
>>
>> Thanks for your help anyway.
>>
>>     
>
> What about purchasing a second server to run terminal services?
>
>   
Well, yes that's the right answer, but can't be justified for current 
needs.  Fortunately, when the scale up happens, there should be enough 
lead time to make that choice cost effective.




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