Why use connection Client instead of RDP-Client?

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Why use connection Client instead of RDP-Client?

Post by bzdega » Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:54 pm

Hi,

i now use TSplus for several years in many projects and i always told my customers, that they have to use my "special" RDP client aka connection client.

Now i have big problems in a large installation with 150 users, 7 TSplus server in loadbalancing, printer issues and so on.

For testing i set up another server (no. 8) installed TSplus but allowed the customer to access this server via normal RDP client (mstsc.exe) for testing.

for my understanding the following is true:
  • TSplus handles the users session with licensing also on pure RDP
  • i cannot use loadbalancing without connection client (yes, with Browser)
so what else is the benefit when using the connection client instead of standard RDP client?

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Michael

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Re: Why use connection Client instead of RDP-Client?

Post by admin » Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:58 am

Hello Mickael,

The advantages of the connection client are as follow :

- to be able to connect to a load balanced farm of TSplus server
- to print using the Universal Printer
- to use the Open on client and the Open URL on client feature
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Re: Why use connection Client instead of RDP-Client?

Post by bzdega » Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:28 pm

Hi Olivier,

thanks for clarification.

In this specific project none of these 3 points are relevant:

- loadbalancing does not work very well (printer issues, profile issues)
- universal printer works not work very well (with option -select on the printer dialogue does not pop up reliable)
- OpenOnClient feature is nice, but not needed in this project

So we can stay on mstsc-access without loosing important features.

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Re: Why use connection Client instead of RDP-Client?

Post by admin » Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:59 am

Hello,

Indeed, the use of connection client is not always relevant, and is also not supported by these operating system : Mac, thin client or Linux also.
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