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Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions, Second Edition by Dave Roth

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Windows Terminal Server

The Windows Terminal Server (WTS) is a clever service that enables users to remotely connect to a machine and log on. For the most part, the user’s experience is not much different from logging on to the machine directly from the keyboard. A remote user must run the Terminal Services Client application that, once connected to a WTS machine, displays the user’s logon session.

You can think of WTS as being similar to an X-Windows server. It will send the commands to draw windows and icons to a remote display instead of a local display. This is what the client application does; it receives the window drawing commands that the local video card normally receives and renders them within the client application’s window.

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