A. The RemoteApp Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2 lets you configure and manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) remote applications. You can allow a set of users to be configured for each remote app.

As a best practice, I like to create an Active Directory (AD) security group for each application or suite of applications, such as Microsoft Office. I can add users or other groups to those application AD groups and just assign the application AD group permission to the application in RemoteApp Manager. This way, if a group of users needs access to a remote application, they just need to be added to the AD global group that has permissions for the application.

In the example below, you can see that I grant the global group RDS_OfficeUsers permission to see the Office suite using RemoteApp. I then add the users and groups who should be able to see Office into the RDS_OfficeUsers global group.

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