Remote Application Server quick start guide: installation

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Note: For successful completion of this guide, one of the steps is to publish resources from a Remote Desktop Server. As a result, Terminal Services (for Windows Server 2003) or RDS Services (for Windows Server 2008 and following releases) with available TS/ RDS CALs is required.

More information on setting up Remote Desktop Services can be found here:

Installing Parallels Remote Application Server

Note: One should be logged in with an account that has administrative privileges to install Parallels Remote Application Server. Close all the other Windows programs before running the installation.

  1. Log in to the machine and download the latest version of the Parallels Remote Application Server from the Downloads page.
  2. Double click the 2xAppServer.msi to launch the Parallels Remote Application Server installation wizard. Click Next when prompted.
  3. Review and approve the end-user license agreement and click Next.
  4. Specify the folder location where Parallels Remote Application Server will be installed and click Next.
  5. Select the option Parallels Remote Application Server for a default installation of the Parallels Remote Application Server and click Next.
  6. Click Install to start the installation. The setup will now copy all files and install the Parallels Remote Application Server services.
  7. Click Finish, when the installation is completed.

Such an installation would install on the local machine the following agents:

Once the product is installed, it is ready for configuration and first-time use.

First login


The first time the Parallels Remote Application Server Console is launched, one needs to specify a username and password in FQDN format, for example administrator@domain.local, as in the screenshot above.

The specified user will be automatically configured as the Parallels Remote Application Server administrator.

A system administrator account can be used to log in. This usually means either a Domain Admin account, or a local admin account.

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