We’re excited to announce that Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Service Resource Kit , by Christa Anderson and Kristin L. Griffin (ISBN 9780735627376; 720 pages) is now available for purchase!   In today’s post, please read an excerpt from Chapter 5, “Managing User Data in a Remote Desktop Services Deployment,” which describes how profiles work. A profile is a collection of settings and documents that define a user’s work environment, sometimes referred to as a user’s “personality”. A user’s profile includes both configuration data and personal data such as documents and pictures. Chapter 5 - Managing User Data in a Remote Desktop Services Deployment · How Profiles Work · How Virtualization Complicates Profiles · Design Guidelines for User Profiles · Using Roaming Profiles with ...read more