For RDS desktops and applications, and for VDI desktops that are deployed on single-user virtual machines that run Windows Server, scanner redirection requires that you install the Desktop Experience feature on the RDS hosts and the single-user virtual machines.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 are supported on machines that are used as RDS hosts. Windows Server 2012 R2 is supported on single-user virtual machines.

1

Log in as an administrator.

2

Start Server Manager.

3

Select Add roles and features.

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On the Select Installation Type page, select Role-based or feature-based installation.

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On the Select Destination Server page, select a server.

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On the Select Server Roles page, accept the default selection and click Next.

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On the Select Features page, under User Interfaces and Infrastructure, select Desktop Experience.

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Follow the prompts and finish the installation.