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Publishing a Desktop, Application and Document from a Remote PC

Publishing a Desktop from a Remote PC

To publish a desktop from a terminal server follow the below procedure:

  1. Click Publishing from the system menu and click the Desktop icon from the top navigation bar.
  2. Select Remote PC Desktop in the first step of the wizard and click Next.
  3. In the second step of the wizard specify a Name and Description in the Desktop section. From the same section you can also configure an icon by clicking on the Change Icon button.
  4. Click the Browse button in the Remote PC section to specify from which Remote PC the desktop should be published.
  5. From the Desktop Size section you can specify the resolution of the desktop.

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Configuring a Desktop to be Published from a Remote PC

  1. Once ready click Finish to publish the desktop.

Publishing an Application from a Remote PC

To publish an application from a terminal server follow the below procedure:

  1. Select the Publishing category from the system menu and click the Application icon from the top navigation bar.
  2. Select Remote PC in the first step of the wizard and click Next.
  3. From Remote PCs you can only publish Single Application. Therefore in the second step of the wizard click Next.
  4. In the third step of the wizard you have to configure the application.

Note: Use the Browse button next to the Target input field to browse to the application executable. Once the application is selected, all other configuration options will be automatically populated. If you would like to configure all application entries manually, follow the below procedure.

  1. Enter a Name and Description in the Application section.
  2. From the Run drop down menu specify if the application should run in a normal window, maximized or minimized.
  3. Specify the path where the application executable is in the Target input field by clicking the browse button and browse to the executable. Use Windows environment variables if you are manually specifying the path.
  4. The Start In input field will be automatically populated. To specify a different folder from where the application should be launched click the Browse button. A different folder might be specified if for example the application needs to use files from another location to run. In such case, specify such folder location so the published application will be able to locate them upon it being launched.
  5. (Optional) In the Parameters input field you can specify parameters which have to be passed to the application upon being launched.
  6. You can change the icon for the published application by clicking the Change Icon button.
  7. Click the Browse button in the Remote PC Settings section to select a remote PC from the list from which the application should be published.

Configuring an Application to be Published from a Remote PC

  1. Once ready click Finish to publish the application.

Publishing a Document from a Remote PC

To publish a document from a terminal server follow the below procedure:

  1. Click the Publishing category and click the Document icon from the top navigation bar.
  2. Select Remote PC in the first step of the wizard and click Next.
  3. In the second step specify the content type of the document you want to publish. You can select the content type from the predefined list or specify a custom content type from the Custom content types input field. Click Next once ready.

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Configuring a Content Type for the Document

Note: In the third step of the wizard use the Browse button next to the Target input field to browse to the document. Once the document is selected, all other configuration options will be automatically populated. If you would like to configure all entries manually, follow the below procedure.

  1. In the third step of the wizard enter a Name and Description for the document in the Application section.
  2. From the Run drop down menu specify if the document should run in a normal window, maximized or minimized.
  3. Specify the path where the document is in the Target input field by clicking the browse button and browse to the document. Use Windows environment variables if you are manually specifying the path.
  4. The Start In input field will be automatically populated. To specify a different folder from where the document should be launched click the Browse button.
  5. (Optional) In the Parameters input field you can specify parameters which have to be passed to the application upon being started and you can change the icon for the published document by clicking the Change Icon button.
  6. Click the Browse button in the Remote PC Settings section to select a remote PC from the list from which the document should be published.

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Configuring a Document to be Published from a Remote PC

  1. Once ready click Finish to publish the document.