On this user station, you will see that you can now connect with a user of the Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 server.
We connect with our InformatiWeb user.
And the session opens on the "MULTIPOINT-SRV" server.
And the user arrives on a Windows 8 interface as expected.
Because the server administrator and the teacher will be able to monitor what users are doing on their sessions, Windows will automatically warn them that their activity may be monitored by the system administrator.
Although the user interface is Windows 8, you will notice that users are on Windows MultiPoint Server 2012.
In addition, the account used by the user (the student) is a local account because the user's session is on the server and not on the client machine.
In addition, users will share the same local IP address (LAN) since all user sessions are running simultaneously on the same server.
Note that users therefore have the same local IP address (LAN).
This is the screen saver of Windows MultiPoint Server 2012.
As you can see, we now have 2 stations :
Although it works well, be aware that in production you will need to acquire the necessary CAL licenses for different clients.
Once purchased, click on the "Add client access licenses" link.
And enter the different CAL keys.
Although the user sessions are running on the server, they will not be able to shut down the server.
Even if they try to use this command : shutdown /s -t 0
If you buy a lot of user stations (especially thanks to zero-client), you will need a little trick to easily identify each zero-client / user station.
To do this, simply go to the "Stations" tab and click on "Start Identifying all stations".
In our case, this will display this on the server.
And this on the user station.
The "Split Station" feature of Windows MultiPoint Server allows you to "trim" the screen of a user station in 2 to allow 2 users to have their own sessions on a single screen.
In other words, this station will accommodate 2 users instead of one.
However, the type of client used must be compatible with this feature. This is not the case with our zero-client.
As you can see, the screen has been separated into 2 user stations.
The 2nd user station can therefore be associated with another keyboard / mouse.
To disable the feature on this station, simply click on "Unsplit station".
If you wish, you can configure a station to automatically log in using a specific user account (even if it's password protected).
To do this, select the desired station and click on "Configure station".
As you can see, the station is now configured for use with the "InformatiWeb" user account.
To test this configuration, we reboot the zero-client and this message is displayed :
Waiting for assigned host. Ensure the assigned PC is running Windows MultiPoint Server in station mode.
As we had previously associated it with our server, this zero-client is automatically reconnected to our server.
The message "Please wait for the Local Session Manager" is displayed.
And the user station automatically connects with the user account indicated previously.
The user is logged in without even having indicated his identifiers.
Only downside, it's impossible to log out of the session from Windows, because the session will be automatically reopened with this user on this station.
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