RDS: reduce the logon time

Introduction

Before I explain how to optimize the opening of sessions on your RDS servers, I will explain the operation.

By default, since Windows XP, the group policy processing mode is asynchronous, that is, the user’s session is opened until the group policies are applied after which the task is loaded. work environment faster.

However, by default on RDS servers, the processing is synchronous, Group Policy (GPO) is applied at logon time, which slows down the loading of the desktop when multiple network and printer drives need to be mapped.

When you first log on to the server, the policies are processed synchronously.

Asynchronous processing of group policies

To modify Group Policy processing settings you can go through Group Policy or the local server policy.

Here are the two parameters to modify using the Group Policy Editor (local).

Go to the following location: Computer Configuration / Policies / Administrative Templates / System / Group Policy and then double-click Allow Asynchronous Processing of User Group Policy When Logging Through Services Remote Desktop 1 .
Policy

Choose the option Activated 1 then click on Apply 2 and OK 3 .
gpo asynchronous processing for rds

Go to the following location: Computer Configuration / Policies / Administrative Templates / System / Logon and then double-click Always wait for the network when starting and logging on to the computer 1 to configure the parameter.
Edit param

Set the parameter to Disabled 1 then click Apply 2 and OK 3 .

On RDS servers, make a gpupdate to force an update of the policies. From the second login, they will be applied asynchronously to block the change of the user’s desktop.


How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!



Related Posts


Force a template for the start menu
Presentation The purpose of this article is to show you how to force a template for the start menu. This change is especially useful for RDS servers to allow users to all have the same environment. You can also apply it for Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10 Imple

GPO: Deploy RemoteApp Programs
Introduction In this tutorial we will see how to deploy RemoteApp configured by Group Policy (GPO) on an RDS farm. Prerequisites The deployment of the RDS farm must have: A server with the RD Web Access service. A collection of configured with remote

QNAP: add a user
In this tutorial, we will see how to create a user on a QNAP NAS. Users are usable on the rights of shared folders and also in add applications. 1. Go to the administration interface and open Control Panel << 1 >>. 2. In the Privilege

Leave a Comment