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@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ You need to do the following before creating the collection:
- [Sign up](http://azure.microsoft.com/services/remoteapp/) for RemoteApp.
- Gather information about the users that you want to grant access to. This can be either Microsoft account information or Active Directory work account information for users.
- This procedure assumes you are either going to use one of the template images provided as part of your subscription or that you have already uploaded the template image you want to use. If you need to upload a different template image, you can do that from the Template Images page. Just click **upload a template image** and follow the steps in the wizard.
- Want to provide custom apps or LOB programs? Create a new [custom template image](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/) and use it in your cloud collection.
- Want to provide custom apps or LOB programs? Create a new [custom template image](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/) and use it in your cloud collection.
## Step 1: Create a RemoteApp collection ##
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ You need to do the following before creating the collection:
4. Choose the plan that you want to use - standard or basic.
5. Choose the template to use for this collection.
**Tip:** Your subscription for RemoteApp comes with [template images](./remoteapp-images/) that contain Office 365 or Office 2013 (for trial use) programs, some published (such as Word) and others ready to publish. You can also create a new [custom template image](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/) and use it in your cloud collection.
**Tip:** Your subscription for RemoteApp comes with [template images](../remoteapp-images/) that contain Office 365 or Office 2013 (for trial use) programs, some published (such as Word) and others ready to publish. You can also create a new [custom template image](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/) and use it in your cloud collection.
1. Click **Create RemoteApp collection**.
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ After your RemoteApp collection has been created, go to the RemoteApp **Quick St
## Step 2: Configure Active Directory directory synchronization (optional) ##
If you want to use Active Directory, RemoteApp requires directory synchronization between Azure Active Directory and your on-premises Active Directory to synchronize users, contacts, and passwords to your Azure Active Directory tenant. See [Configuring Active Directory for Azure RemoteApp](./remoteapp-ad/) for planning information.
If you want to use Active Directory, RemoteApp requires directory synchronization between Azure Active Directory and your on-premises Active Directory to synchronize users, contacts, and passwords to your Azure Active Directory tenant. See [Configuring Active Directory for Azure RemoteApp](../remoteapp-ad/) for planning information.
## Step 3: Publish RemoteApp apps ##
@@ -39,9 +39,9 @@ Azure RemoteApp uses a Windows Server 2012 R2 template image to host all the pro
You need to do the following before creating the service:
- [Sign up](http://azure.microsoft.com/services/remoteapp/) for RemoteApp.
- Create a user account in Active Directory to use as the RemoteApp service account. Restrict the permissions for this account so that it can only join machines to the domain. See [Configure Azure Active Directory for RemoteApp](./remoteapp-ad/) for more information.
- Create a user account in Active Directory to use as the RemoteApp service account. Restrict the permissions for this account so that it can only join machines to the domain. See [Configure Azure Active Directory for RemoteApp](../remoteapp-ad/) for more information.
- Gather information about your on-premises network: IP address information and VPN device details.
- Install the [Azure PowerShell](./install-configure-powershell/) module.
- Install the [Azure PowerShell](../install-configure-powershell/) module.
- Gather information about the users that you want to grant access to. This can be either Microsoft account information or Active Directory work account information for users.
@@ -132,6 +132,6 @@ The detailed steps for creating a new image are:
Now that you have your custom template image, you need to upload that image to your RemoteApp collection. Use the information in the following articles to create your collection:
- [How to create a hybrid collection of RemoteApp](./remoteapp-create-hybrid-deployment/)
- [How to create a cloud collection of RemoteApp](./remoteapp-create-cloud-deployment/)
- [How to create a hybrid collection of RemoteApp](../remoteapp-create-hybrid-deployment/)
- [How to create a cloud collection of RemoteApp](../remoteapp-create-cloud-deployment/)
@@ -25,11 +25,11 @@ There are two kinds of RemoteApp collections:
This tutorial walks you through the process of creating a hybrid collection. There are seven steps:
1. Create a [custom template image for RemoteApp](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/).
1. Create a [custom template image for RemoteApp](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/).
2. Create a RemoteApp collection.
2. Link to a virtual network.
3. Link a template image.
4. Configure directory synchronization. RemoteApp requires that you integrate with Azure Active Directory by either 1) configuring DirSync with the Password Sync option, or 2) configuring DirSync without the Password Sync option but using a domain that is federated to AD FS. Check out the [configuration info for Active Directory with RemoteApp](./remoteapp-ad/).
4. Configure directory synchronization. RemoteApp requires that you integrate with Azure Active Directory by either 1) configuring DirSync with the Password Sync option, or 2) configuring DirSync without the Password Sync option but using a domain that is federated to AD FS. Check out the [configuration info for Active Directory with RemoteApp](../remoteapp-ad/).
5. Publish RemoteApp apps.
6. Configure user access.
@@ -40,10 +40,10 @@ You need to do the following before creating the collection:
- [Sign up](http://azure.microsoft.com/services/remoteapp/) for RemoteApp.
- Create a user account in Active Directory to use as the RemoteApp service account. Restrict the permissions for this account so that it can only join machines to the domain.
- Gather information about your on-premises network: IP address information and VPN device details.
- Install the [Azure PowerShell](./install-configure-powershell/) module.
- Install the [Azure PowerShell](../install-configure-powershell/) module.
- Gather information about the users that you want to grant access to. This can be either Microsoft account information or Active Directory work account information.
- Create your template image. A RemoteApp template image contains the apps and programs that you want to publish for your users. See [How to create a custom template image for RemoteApp](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/) for detailed steps.
- [Configure Active Directory for RemoteApp](./remoteapp-ad/).
- Create your template image. A RemoteApp template image contains the apps and programs that you want to publish for your users. See [How to create a custom template image for RemoteApp](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/) for detailed steps.
- [Configure Active Directory for RemoteApp](../remoteapp-ad/).
@@ -88,12 +88,12 @@ A virtual network lets your users access data on your local network through Remo
5. Finally, again on the Quick Start page, click **join local domain**. Add the RemoteApp service account to your local Active Directory domain. You will need the domain name, organizational unit, service account user name and password.
This is the information you gathered if you followed the steps in [Configure Active Directory for Azure RemoteApp](./remoteapp-ad/).
This is the information you gathered if you followed the steps in [Configure Active Directory for Azure RemoteApp](../remoteapp-ad/).
## Step 3: Link to a RemoteApp template image ##
A RemoteApp template image contains the programs that you want to share with users. You can either upload the new template image you created (from the instructions in [How to create a custom template image for RemoteApp](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/)) or link to an existing image (one already uploaded to Azure). You can also link to [one of the images included with your subscription](./remoteapp-images/).
A RemoteApp template image contains the programs that you want to share with users. You can either upload the new template image you created (from the instructions in [How to create a custom template image for RemoteApp](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/)) or link to an existing image (one already uploaded to Azure). You can also link to [one of the images included with your subscription](../remoteapp-images/).
If you are uploading the new image, you need to enter the name and choose the location for the image. On the next page of the wizard, you'll see a set of PowerShell cmdlets - copy and run these cmdlets from an elevated Windows PowerShell prompt to upload the specified image.
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@@ -22,19 +22,19 @@ We've heard the following questions about Azure RemoteApp. Have others? Visit th
## What is Azure RemoteApp? ##
- **What is Azure RemoteApp?** RemoteApp is an Azure service that delivers the functionality of the on-premises Microsoft RemoteApp, backed by Remote Desktop Services, from Azure. RemoteApp helps you provide secure, remote access to applications from many different user devices. Read more about [Azure RemoteApp](./remoteapp-whatis/).
- **What are the two kinds of deployment options?** There are two kinds of RemoteApp deployments (or collections): cloud and hybrid. Figure out which [deployment option](./remoteapp-whatis/) works best for your organization.
- **What is Azure RemoteApp?** RemoteApp is an Azure service that delivers the functionality of the on-premises Microsoft RemoteApp, backed by Remote Desktop Services, from Azure. RemoteApp helps you provide secure, remote access to applications from many different user devices. Read more about [Azure RemoteApp](../remoteapp-whatis/).
- **What are the two kinds of deployment options?** There are two kinds of RemoteApp deployments (or collections): cloud and hybrid. Figure out which [deployment option](../remoteapp-whatis/) works best for your organization.
## Supported configurations ##
- **Are custom line-of-business (LOB) applications supported?** Yes. To use a custom application in Azure RemoteApp, create a [custom template image](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/), and then upload it to the RemoteApp collection.
- **Are custom line-of-business (LOB) applications supported?** Yes. To use a custom application in Azure RemoteApp, create a [custom template image](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/), and then upload it to the RemoteApp collection.
- **Will my custom LOB application work in Azure RemoteApp?** The best way to figure that out is to test it. Review the [application compatibility requirements](http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=18704) and check out the [RD Compatibility Center](http://www.rdcompatibility.com/compatibility/default.aspx).
- **Which deployment method (cloud or hybrid) is best for my organization?** Hybrid collections provide the most complete experience if you want full integration with single sign-on (SSO) and secure on-premises network connectivity. Cloud collections provide an agile and easy way to isolate your deployment by using multiple authentication methods. Read more about the [deployment options](./remoteapp-whatis/).
- **Which deployment method (cloud or hybrid) is best for my organization?** Hybrid collections provide the most complete experience if you want full integration with single sign-on (SSO) and secure on-premises network connectivity. Cloud collections provide an agile and easy way to isolate your deployment by using multiple authentication methods. Read more about the [deployment options](../remoteapp-whatis/).
- **The hybrid collection requires a VNET. Can we use our existing NET?** Not right now, but we know that you want to. While we're working on that, you can connect your existing VNET to the Azure RemoteApp VNET by following [these instructions](http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2014/07/21/how-to-link-azure-remoteapp-to-an-existing-vnet.aspx).
- **Can I use a cloud or existing virtual machine as the template for my RemoteApp collection?** Not right now, but this is a popular request on our [feedback site](http://feedback.azure.com/forums/247748-azure-remoteapp/suggestions/5923679-allow-creation-of-custom-hybrid-image-completely-w).
- **We have SQL or another database either on-premises or in Azure. Which deployment type should we use?** That depends on where your SQL or backend database is. If the database is in a private network, use the hybrid collection. If the database is exposed to the Internet and allows client connections to connect to it, you can use the cloud collection.
- **What about drive mapping, USB and serial port, clipboard sharing, and printer redirection?** All of those features are supported in Azure RemoteApp. Clipboard sharing and printer redirection is enabled by default. You can learn more about redirection [here](./remoteapp-redirection/).
- **What about drive mapping, USB and serial port, clipboard sharing, and printer redirection?** All of those features are supported in Azure RemoteApp. Clipboard sharing and printer redirection is enabled by default. You can learn more about redirection [here](../remoteapp-redirection/).
[Contact us](mailto:remoteappforum@microsoft.com?subject=Azure%20RemoteApp%20enable%20Redirection%20request) to enable drive mapping or USB or serial port redirection. (We're working on adding this support to the portal, but it's not there yet.)
@@ -63,20 +63,20 @@ We've heard the following questions about Azure RemoteApp. Have others? Visit th
- **Who can I talk to learn more about Azure RemoteApp?** In addition to our [discussion forum](http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsazure/en-US/home?forum=AzureRemoteApp), which is a great place to post questions, you can join the weekly [Ask the Experts webinar](https://azureinfo.microsoft.com/US-Azure-WBNR-FY15-11Nov-AzureRemoteAppAskTheExperts-Registration-Page.html), where we talk about all things RemoteApp.
- **What about RemoteApp documentation?** We're so glad you asked. In addition to the help content in the portal help drawer (just click the **?** on any page in the portal), the following articles are available to teach you all about RemoteApp:
- **Get started:**
- [What is RemoteApp?](./remoteapp-whatis/)
- [What is in the RemoteApp template images?](./remoteapp-images/)
- [How does licensing work?](./remoteapp-licensing/)
- [How do RemoteApp and Office work together?](./remoteapp-o365/)
- [How does redirection work in RemoteApp](./remoteapp-redirection/)?
- [What is RemoteApp?](../remoteapp-whatis/)
- [What is in the RemoteApp template images?](../remoteapp-images/)
- [How does licensing work?](../remoteapp-licensing/)
- [How do RemoteApp and Office work together?](../remoteapp-o365/)
- [How does redirection work in RemoteApp](../remoteapp-redirection/)?
- **Deploy:**
- [Create a custom template image](./remoteapp-create-custom-image/)
- [Create a hybrid collection](./remoteapp-create-hybrid-deployment/)
- [Create a cloud collection](./remoteapp-create-cloud-deployment/)
- [Configure Azure Active Directory for RemoteApp](./remoteapp-ad/)
- [Publish an app in RemoteApp](./remoteapp-publish/)
- [Create a custom template image](../remoteapp-create-custom-image/)
- [Create a hybrid collection](../remoteapp-create-hybrid-deployment/)
- [Create a cloud collection](../remoteapp-create-cloud-deployment/)
- [Configure Azure Active Directory for RemoteApp](../remoteapp-ad/)
- [Publish an app in RemoteApp](../remoteapp-publish/)
- **Manage:**
- [Add users](./remoteapp-user/)
- [Best practices for configuring and using RemoteApp](./remoteapp-bestpractices/)
- [Add users](../remoteapp-user/)
- [Best practices for configuring and using RemoteApp](../remoteapp-bestpractices/)
Videos! We also have a number of videos about RemoteApp. Some provide introduction ([Introduction to Azure RemoteApp](http://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/videos/cloud-cover-ep-150-azure-remote-app-with-thomas-willingham-and-nihar-namjoshi/)) while others walk you through deployment ([Cloud deployment](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NAv2iwZtGc&feature=youtu.be) and [Hybrid deployment](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCIMxPUvg0c&feature=youtu.be)). Check them out!
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ Your Azure RemoteApp subscription includes three template images:
- Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (Office 365 subscription required)
- Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus (trial only)
Regardless of the image you use, there are licensing considerations anytime you share an app with your users. Check out the [RemoteApp licensing details](./remoteapp-licensing/) for more information.
Regardless of the image you use, there are licensing considerations anytime you share an app with your users. Check out the [RemoteApp licensing details](../remoteapp-licensing/) for more information.
Read on for details on what each image contains.
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ And the following applications, as well:
- PowerMap
Full functionality of Office 365 ProPlus apps is available only for users who have an Office 365 ProPlus plan. For more details on the Office 365 subscription plans see [Office 365 service plans](http://technet.microsoft.com/library/office-365-plan-options.aspx). For more details on licensing in RemoteApp, see [How does licensing work in Azure RemoteApp?](./remoteapp-licensing/)
Full functionality of Office 365 ProPlus apps is available only for users who have an Office 365 ProPlus plan. For more details on the Office 365 subscription plans see [Office 365 service plans](http://technet.microsoft.com/library/office-365-plan-options.aspx). For more details on licensing in RemoteApp, see [How does licensing work in Azure RemoteApp?](../remoteapp-licensing/)
## Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus (trial only)
During the free trial period, you can test the service with the Office 2013 image.
@@ -98,4 +98,4 @@ This image is an extension of the vanilla image and has the following components
- Word
- Microsoft Office Proofing Tools
**Important legal information:** This image does not include a Microsoft Office license and *cannot be used for production*. The Office 2013 Professional Plus image is intended for trial use only. If you want to use Office apps in Azure RemoteApp for production, you need to use the Office 365 ProPlus image. For more details on licensing in RemoteApp, see [How does licensing work in Azure RemoteApp?](./remoteapp-licensing/)
**Important legal information:** This image does not include a Microsoft Office license and *cannot be used for production*. The Office 2013 Professional Plus image is intended for trial use only. If you want to use Office apps in Azure RemoteApp for production, you need to use the Office 365 ProPlus image. For more details on licensing in RemoteApp, see [How does licensing work in Azure RemoteApp?](../remoteapp-licensing/)
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