Difference between revisions of "Cool Solution - Xrdp for UCC terminal servers"

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= Configuration on the terminal server =
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== Allowed users ==
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By default all users of the UNIX group ''Domain Admins'' are allowed to connect using RDP. The name of the group can be changed by setting the UCR variable ''xrdp/access/admins''.
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== Maximum number of concurrent sessions ==
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The maximum number of concurrently running RDP sessions is by default limited to 10 and can be changed using the UCR variable ''xrdp/sessions/max''.
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== Login window customization ==
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The title and the images used in the login windows can be configured using the UCR variables ''xrdp/title'' and ''xrdp/imagedir''.
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The directory must contain 4 images using the Windows bitmap format.
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The first two are used as the rectangular logo at the left side on the input fields, the other two are used for the banner displayed below the input window:
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;ad24b.bmp:  24 bit color logo, 140 x 140
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;ad256.bmp:  256 color logo, 140 x 140
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;xrdp24b.bmp: 24 bit color banner, 256 x 192
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;xrdp256.bmp: 256 color banner, 256 x 192

Revision as of 12:03, 15 March 2013

Introduction

XRDP is a daemon running on a UCC terminal server, which allows users to open a X session on the server using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). This protocol is natively supported by Microsoft Windows and many other operating systems and thus does not require additional software to be installed on the client PCs.

UCC thin clients support RDP sessions using freerdp.

Installation

XRDP is provided in the Cool solutions repository. To install it, type

apt-get install univention-xrdp

Configuration on the terminal server

Allowed users

By default all users of the UNIX group Domain Admins are allowed to connect using RDP. The name of the group can be changed by setting the UCR variable xrdp/access/admins.

Maximum number of concurrent sessions

The maximum number of concurrently running RDP sessions is by default limited to 10 and can be changed using the UCR variable xrdp/sessions/max.

Login window customization

The title and the images used in the login windows can be configured using the UCR variables xrdp/title and xrdp/imagedir.

The directory must contain 4 images using the Windows bitmap format. The first two are used as the rectangular logo at the left side on the input fields, the other two are used for the banner displayed below the input window:

ad24b.bmp
24 bit color logo, 140 x 140
ad256.bmp
256 color logo, 140 x 140
xrdp24b.bmp
24 bit color banner, 256 x 192
xrdp256.bmp
256 color banner, 256 x 192
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