Windows Desktop Sharing API Basics
Microsoft Terminal Services provides a public "Windows Desktop Sharing API" based on RDP to enable customers to write custom collaboration solutions in Windows Vista. These API's are available on all the SKU's starting with Windows Vista Home Basics. You can write a customized collaboration application that can do either or all kinds of sharing including desktop, application and region. Useful MSDN documentation of these API's is available at:
Windows desktop sharing is a multi-party screen sharing technology in Windows Vista, wherein a local desktop can be transmitted over an RDP connection without creating an additional session.
Microsoft Collaboration Solutions:
"Windows Meeting Space" and "Remote Assistance" in Windows Vista are based on these public API's -
API support versus perceived limitations in Windows Meeting Space:
Frequently Asked Questions:
Hi, is there any way to connect pc/machine remotly using above API with Static IP Address via internet?
Please let me know if you have any solutions.
how could I share a Single Explorer Window. In the Applicationlist is no Handle for explorer.exe
Trying to use Reverse-Connect, as soon as the Sharer connects to the Viewer computer, I get a "OnConnectionTerminated" event with reason 1798 "Server Certificate Unpack Error". How would I fix this?
Fred, did you ever solve you problem with the reverse connect? I am having the same problems, and I can't figure why. Normal remote desktop works without a glitch, but remote assistance does not.
I want to share a particular application running on desktop using the windows desktop sharing. How can i achieve this?
could you introduce about the rdp proxy server. i mean that rdp proxy responsible for the sharing and viewer their connection to the establishment, and data forwarding.
I know free non-MS but Windows based solution to share desktop via web - OnlineVNC. Home page here - http://www.onlinevnc.com
There are a lot of question without any answer here. Is this blog sill being supported?
Yes, we are still supporting this blog and also the Windows Desktop Sharing API. We implemented a new blog monitoring system and there have been no recent posts since yours. Yes I can see there are many unanswered questions. Do you have a specific question?