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Can I change permissions for a user for Windows RDP access using SSH command prompt?

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Windows does not come with an SSH server. Can you provide more details on what you're trying to accomplish? – Charles Jul 6 '12 at 16:01
I used to do it against HP machines – Andrew Smith Jul 6 '12 at 16:39

if you have a windows ssh server installed, and the logged in user has administrator rights, yes you can:

net localgroup “Remote Desktop Users” /add username
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