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I want to replace Windows terminal server mostly due to cost reasons license cost for 2100 users goes out of roof.

The end-user is all windows but I want a jump server that is UNIX based , I have some experience with VNC but I don't want options exists in UNIX to run a terminal services for 2100 users. Some of the basic requirement for such a setup be:-

  • use of browser to access web based application
  • Restrict or limit desktop application based upon user authorization.
  • Supporting concurrent users for about 1200 per server.

Please let me know how should I go about.

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    Welcome to Unix Stackexchange! You should read How to Ask a good question. Specifically, this may be off topic as a too open ended. – Stephen Rauch Jan 27 '17 at 18:51
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    Your question looks like something a boss would ask its IT team to begin a 1-2 year reengineering process that will involve writing hundreds of pages of impact and technical analysis. You just don't get to save money by saying so, you need a really huge amount of work to do this type of change. – Julie Pelletier Jan 27 '17 at 18:54
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Google is your friend. He says that "Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) is a free and open source terminal server for Linux that allows many people to simultaneously use the same computer. Applications run on the server with a terminal known as a thin client (also known as an X terminal) handling input and output." There were a variety of additional hits, such as:

http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/setupltsp.shtml

https://www.nomachine.com/terminal-server

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tr-dojo/set-up-a-free-and-secure-terminal-server-with-linux/

https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/279296-linux-alternative-to-ms-terminal-services

and more. All have good info.

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