Use Directory Connector with a terminal server

The Directory Connector works by mapping IP addresses to usernames; any IP address sharing will mean the Directory Connector will not be able to tell these users apart. After some testing, we've seen that a product called Virtual IP when paired with Captive Portal allows these users to be differentiated and become subject to policies and filtering. This has not yet been tested with the login script. Virtual IP is only available as a part of the Thinomenon Access Suite.


There is one other way to accomplish this if you are running Windows Server 2008 r2:

  1. On the RD Session Host server, open Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration (Start > Administrative Tools > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration).
  2. In the Edit settings area, under RD IP Virtualization, double-click IP Virtualization.
  3. In the Properties dialog box, click the RD IP Virtualization tab.
  4. To enable Remote Desktop IP Virtualization, select the Enable IP virtualization check box.
  5. Select the appropriate network adapter in the "Select the network adapter to be used for IP virtualization" list.
  6. To select the Remote Desktop IP Virtualization mode, under IP virtualization mode: click Per session to configure Remote Desktop IP Virtualization to run in per session mode.
  7. If you have more than one Ethernet adapter on the server you may need to change between them back in step 5. I rebooted the server after the first tests failed but it ended up needing the other adapter.

A big thanks to Sean M. from the Untangle Community!

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