How to install Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server on Vultr

In this guide, we’ll be installing Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server on a Vultr Windows Server 2016 cloud. You’ll find the steps to do so below:

First, you would need to set up a Vultr VM where you’ll be able to set up Remote Desktop Server

After setting up a Vultr account, go to my.vultr.com/deploy where you’ll be able to select the following:

1. Select the type of server you wish to deploy:

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2. Choose the location of the server:

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3. You’ll be prompted to choose a Server Type, for our purposes that would mean choosing an Operating System:

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4. Now you would need to choose the Server Size:

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5. You can set up a Startup Script and SSH Keys if you wish, and finally, you would need to input a Server Hostname and Label to finish setting up the VM:

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6. Once the setup is complete, press Deploy.

7. Now that a Vultr VM was successfully created, we can move on to installing Remote Desktop Server.

8. After setting up a Vultr server, select it and then click the “View Console” button, like so:

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9. Once on the server, download Thinfinity Remote Desktop Server:

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10. Run the Remote Desktop Server setup, in this case we’re choosing to install both the Gateway and Broker on the same cloud:

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11. Register your Remote Desktop Server license:

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12. Now open Remote Desktop Server Manager and make sure “Access Profiles” is selected on the “Security” tab:

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13. Now go to Add > RDP on the “Access Profiles” tab:

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14. On the Profile Editor type the IP address of the server you wish to connect to. Click OK, then Apply:

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15. Enter a browser and type the address to the Remote Desktop Server index page (ex: http://localhost:8443). Then click on the newly created connection.

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16. And that’s it! You now have Remote Desktop Server ready for use on your Vultr cloud.

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