The File Server Session is the session that you use to install the the server part of your software. It is also used to store the company data
that the client software on the User Sessions will use. The File Server Session
is a regular Windows 2012 server for running server based applications and
network file sharing. This session is neither a Terminal Server or Domain
Drive and directory Information:
Install applications to this drive if it is not important that users have
access to the installed data.
This drive is mapped out to the User Sessions as the Appdata (N:) drive. Any
software or data that you want to be shared for the User Sessions should be
installed to this drive.
This drive is for storing CD images and upgrade files. This drive is also mapped
the User Sessions as the CDs (O:) drive.
What should be installed in this session:
Server Software that would normally be installed on a central server. Ex: SQL Server, Microsoft Dynamics Server Software, Quickbooks Database Manager, etc.
Backup Client Software. Some backup solutions require software be installed on
the server where the data that needs to be backed up resides. It is not
important for software of this type be installed in the N:\ drive. If you are interested in
Shared data. If you have shared data that you want all of your users to have
access to it should be placed in the N:\ drive.
What should not be installed on the session:
Domain Controller. Due to Microsoft licensing restrictions this session can not
be used as a domain controller.