Change Remote Desktop Farm name and icon in RD Web Access

March 20, 2012

When you publish an access to your RDS Farm (or server) in Remote Desktop Web Access, you get a ts icon named “Remote Desktop” :

RDWA RDS farm initial icon
You may want to :
  • customize the icon name;
  • Change the icon itself.

To customize both of these settings, let’s go to the registry of your Remote Desktop Session Host servers. Everything happens here : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server\TSAppAllowList\RemoteDesktops\TSRemoteDesktop. You can change the “name” String value and add the path your custom icon :
Finally, your Remote desktop Web Access should look like this :
RDWA RDS farm new icon