10.12. Procedure – Configuring RemoteApps

Overview: 

RemoteApps use RDP channels that are denied by default. When configuring RDP connections for RemoteApps on PSM, create a custom channel policy which enables the following channels:

  • Drawing

  • rail

  • rail_ri

  • rail_wi

Figure 10.9. RDP Control > Channel Policies — Configuring the required channels for RemoteApps

RDP Control > Channel Policies — Configuring the required channels for RemoteApps

Prerequisites: 

You must disable the Use advanced RemoteFX graphics for RemoteApp group policy on the RDP server.

The policy is available at Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host > Remote Session Environment > Use advanced RemoteFX graphics for RemoteApp.

Steps: 

  1. Navigate to RDP Control > Channel Policies.

  2. Click to create a new channel policy.

  3. Enter the name for the channel policy.

  4. Choose Drawing as the channel type.

  5. Click to add an additional channel type.

  6. Choose Custom as the second channel type.

  7. In Permitted channels, click to add the following channels:

    • rail

    • rail_ri

    • rail_wi

    (You have to click for each channel.)

  8. Click to save the channel policy.

  9. You have created a channel policy for RemoteApps.

    When you configure a connection that uses RemoteApps in RDP Control > Connections, select this channel policy as the Channel policy of the connection.