Setting up the RushFiles client to run on a terminal server is quite simple. 

Just follow this guide and you will have your users online on RushFiles.


Get latest version of the RushFilesVDI client from here:

https://update.rushfiles.com/PcClient/VDI/V2latestVDI.zip

If a new client is available, you will receive information in advance.


  1. Login to the TS server as an administrator
  2. In a folder of your choice, but available for all users,unzip the VDI client.(we will call it the RFfolder)
  3. Create a subfolder in the RFfolder called “\FirstTime\Skinning\
    ”If you have a custom branding. Place a copy of the skinning files in this folder
    1. If you have a skinned pc client installed they can be retrieved from there
      Go to %localappdata% --> RushFilesV2 --> FirstTime --> Skinning and the skinning files will
      be available there
  4. Run the file installer.exe located in the RFfolder
    1. If you are prompted for admin rights press yes.
    2. This exe is made to run in silent mode so you will not see anything on screen, but it should create a log file called "Installer logfile[current date].txt". 
  5. In the RFfolder, there is a file called ProgramPcConfiguration.template.cfg
    1. This is a TEMPLATE for the configuration of the VDI client
    2. Rename it to ProgramPcConfiguration.cfg(the .cfg may not be visible, depending on you settings)
    3. This will make it “Your” copy of the file, and ensure that we do not overwrite any setting,
      you make to the configuration.
    4. Open then file in notepad.exe or similar program
    5. Change the settings accordingly to your installation needs.
    6. Close/save the configuration.
  6. The VDIClient is now ready, to be used.
  7. On the user’sdesktop place ashortcut that will start the RfClientPCV2.exe
    1. Change the icon on the shortcut to be the program icon from the “\FirstTime\skinning\”folder.

When running a terminal server farm, using roaming profile from a UNC path it’s important that an user can’t have

more than one concurrent session.


Updating the client

To update the VDI client

Use the same procedure as installation, except the skinning.


1. All users must be logged off / exit the client, or the .dll's will be locked.

2. Download the newest version from the website (link in the installation guide)

3. Unzip the new client into the folder where the client is installed (for all clients)

4. No need to update skinn as that is already there.

5 Run the installer to update the driver

Done.




Additional:

At the applications setting page you can set the time period for keeping local files.

The cashing feature also allows RushFiles to be deployed in a VDI environment, when the cashing is set to 0 days,
any cashed files will get deleted when the user logs of the VDI. The client is the same as the normal desktop client.
It’s just the setting that’s makes the difference.





For support regarding the setup of RushFiles on Terminal Servers please contact support on support@rushfiles.com