First, why am I using 2008 R2 in year 2014? Well, because some of our applications are not supported on 2012 R2 and I cannot mix and match 2008 with 2012 in a RDS farm.
So here is the quick and dirty guide (no VDI, yet):
Here are the servers you need:
- RD gateway + RD web access (in DMZ)
This provides web access to RDS on the public internet.
- RD Connection broker (in internal network)
This routes everything. I am going to install the RD license server role on this one as well.
- RD Session Host (in internal network)
This is the actual terminal server where applications are installed
Once you have all these three servers in place, install the appropriate roles in them. I will just give a cheat sheet of things you need to do to make it all work.