Remotefx is Microsoft equivalent of Citrix’ HDX technoloy. The improved ability to display multimedia content over a remote connection in short. Think images/youtube etc.
Of course you’ll need 2008 R2 Sp1. You can download the public beta here
First check if your hardware supports the RemoteFx Feature
- The processor must support Second-Layer Address Translation (SLAT). SLAT lets a processor maintain the shadow page tables that map physical memory to virtual machine memory, saving overhead on the hypervisor. For Intel processors, this feature is known as Extended Page Tables (EPT). For AMD, it’s Nested Page Tables (NPT). Most newer processors support this feature.
- The graphics card’s GPU must support DirectX 9.0c and DirectX10. If you have multiple GPUs, they must be the same card. If you want to use Live Migration or Quick Migration, the source and target nodes must have identical GPUs.
- You must have at least 512MB of graphics memory.
- Your graphics card must, at least, be in a PCI-Express x4 slot—ideally, it should be in an x16 slot.
Remote FX must be added as a role server. So go to start->run-servermanager.msc and click roles and add roles. Be sure to select remote FX.
Unfortunately this was the end of the line for me as I got this in my event log microsoft-windows-remote desktop services-remotefx-session manager