How to configure 2X Clients for performance and confirm that RemoteFX is being used in a session.
Posted by Christopher Flores on 27 March 2015 10:19 AM
The scope of this article is to describe how to configure 2X Clients to make use of RemoteFX as well as confirm that RemoteFX for both Remote desktop and hyper-V sessions is enabled and being used. This will allow users the usage of RemoteFX technologies to benefit from a better experience.
The following information outlines how best to configure the 2X RDP Client to provide the best experience possible. This article also includes information collected from multiple Microsoft resources on how to confirm that the users' sessions are using Remote FX.
2X Client-side settings required for RemoteFX connectivity
The following settings can be used to ensure that the 2X RDP Client is set to provide the best experience possible to users:
How to confirm that RemoteFX is being used
For Session-Based RDS deployments:
For VM-Based RDS deployments:
High quality RemoteFX
Using this option will increase the session's quality but may also degrade performance (especially if used on non-GPU accelerated deployments). To use high quality RemoteFX, Configure the following group policy settings as follows (using gpedit.msc with administrator credentials)
Node: Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Remote Desktop Services\Remote Desktop Session Host\Remote Session Environment
Note: A restart of the RemoteFX server may be required