Thursday, January 17, 2013 7:14 AM
I have deployed RDS 2012 with following servers,
-RDgw01 and RDgw02 - RDS gateway role
-RDCB - connection broker role
-RDWeb - RD web access role
-RDSH - rd session host role
-RDlic - rd lic server
Out of all these which servers will need public ip address assigned?
I agree with gateway and web access server. do we need any other server to be on public ip addresses?
I am confused here, coz when i login to rdweb and download rdp connection file, server name to be connected is connection broker server's internal domain FQDN i.e. rdCB.rd.local. Even when i chk gateway config that is also showing internal FQDN of gateway server.
- Edited by SarahKeNS Thursday, January 17, 2013 7:16 AM
Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:21 AMModerator
You are correct about the servers that need to be accessed publically. The only ones are the RD Web Access and RD Gateway (both on port 443 by default).
The reason you don't need to access RD Session Host servers is because your client will connect through the RD Gateway. The RDP Connection properties contain a value for the RD Gateway and so the client will make a connection (on port 443) to the RD Gateway and the RD Gateway will build the RDP connection (port 3389) to the RD Session Host Server / RD Connection broker. And obviously the client also connects (via https) to the RD Web Access Server to retrieve the RD Web Access page.
- Marked As Answer by SarahKeNS Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:51 AM