Terminal Services Is Now Remote Desktop Services
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

Terminal Services Is Now Remote Desktop Services

Terminal Services has been renamed Remote Desktop Services.

In Windows Server 2008 R2, all Remote Desktop Services role services have been renamed. The following table lists both the former name and the new name of each Remote Desktop Services role service.

Previous nameName in Windows Server 2008 R2

Terminal Services

Remote Desktop Services

Terminal Server

Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host)

Terminal Services Licensing (TS  Licensing)

Remote Desktop Licensing (RD Licensing)

Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway)

Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway)

Terminal Services Session Broker (TS Session Broker)

Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker)

Terminal Services Web Access (TS Web Access)

Remote Desktop Web Access (RD  Web Access)

Terminal Services Virtualization

Remote Desktop Virtualization Host (RD Virtualization Host)


Also, please note that a server that has the RD Session Host role service installed is now called a RD Session Host server, instead of a terminal server.



© 2016 Microsoft