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Remote desktop instant logoff on disconnect?

I'm having a weird quirk on a Windows 8.1 VM that I'm using as a public-facing Remote Desktop slave, in that upon a client disconnect, the sessions is immediately logged off. This occurs ...
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850 views

Best practice deploy printer in 2012R2 RDSH?

I have 3 servers with 2012 R2 RDS Session Host, where my users log on. I have 4 printers. What is best practice to deploy these 4 printers to my users?... Using GPO shared printers or Deploy ...
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Deleted printers keeps coming back - and multiply

My users are on 2012 R2 RDS Session Host servers. I've used "Deploy Printers" (from Print Manager) to deploy 4 printers. The last week, I've had a lot of problems where users can't print. If I ...
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Limit access to local data and applications while accessing the desktop remotely

We need to access client systems (desktops) remotely to do routine troubleshooting activities, however this isn't a very secure method to do as it exposes the local data to support personnel. Also, ...
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1answer
146 views

RDP Certificate subject name though a gateway

I have Server 2012 R2 setup with the Hyper-V and Server Essentials role enabled. I am running multiple machines that I would like to RDP to through a RDP Gateway. The gateway is correctly configured ...
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Win7 ignores Firewall for RemoteDesktop via GPO

Windows 7 ignores the firewall rule from Group Policy, that should restrict RemoteDesktop to certain IP addresses. It works for XP, but Win7 machines still allow Remote Desktop from everywhere. I ...
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94 views

can the require user's permission be set in a gpo?

We are using Windows 2008R2 Server for our Domain Controller and a Windows 2008 for our Remote Desktop users. We have to support them or get them out of something on a regular basis. We have quite a ...
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170 views

disable audio on remote desktop

I am running a Windows 2008 server that has remote users connecting to it via terminal services. I have group policies in place for each organization that connects. Is there a way, through group ...
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129 views

Limit display/session resolution for machines @ VDI environment on RDS 2012

I have couple of windows 7 entprise virtual machines in collection as part of VDI environment - so users connecting to them through RDS 2012 web site. Is there any way to fix resolution of remote ...
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Use group policy to force certain security groups to log off remote desktop sessions

I'm having difficulty creating a GPO that will be applied only to certain computers and security groups. Here is what I would like to do. I have an OU with several computers in them. I would like to ...
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2answers
107 views

Backgrounding Command Prompt and Running at Login for Domain Users

Intro I have a Topaz eSignature pad that I have connected to a fat client PC to sign reports inside of a terminal session running on a remote server. I have it working so it will sign the reports on ...
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1answer
203 views

how to apply RDP session timeouts to a local group in Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows 2008 R2 64-bit, not a member of Active Directory. Created local group named RDP_Session_Settings. The group has a number of local users in it, but not all local users that exist on that ...
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What's the sense in having RemoteDesktopUsers without “log on through Remote Desktop Services” privilege? [closed]

Recently Microsoft changed the default policies in Windows Azure Guest OSs (Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012). One of the changes is that now only members of Administrators group have ...
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60 views

Windows Remote Desktop: Different configurations based on location

Is it possible to set up remote desktop (via group policy or another method) so that it has different settings based on where the user is connecting to the session from? In my scenario, I'd like to ...
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56 views

Permitting Remote Deskop Users group to login in

I've been running into an issue where members of our IT department are unable to login to the servers we have recently set up. I have added the IT group to the Remote Desktop Users group and they are ...
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1answer
382 views

No Remote Desktop Serivces Available in Group Policy?

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP 2 Standard domain controller. Attempting to enable RDP on workstations throughout the network using Group Policy. Everything I see says to go to Computer ...
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1answer
466 views

windows server 2012 remote desktop session SSL certificate

My windows server 2012 currently seems to have gone on holiday and is ignoring the SSL certificate I have asked it to use for Remote Desktop connections via wmic ...
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1answer
301 views

Audit when users log on and off servers

We have contractors periodically remoting into our production servers and goodness know what changes that they could potentially make. So What can I use to log when users log on or off a server(s)? ...
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1answer
2k views

How to give shadow rights to a user who is not a administrator?

We have a public facing Remote Desktop Server that is used to demo our software to clients. We are upgrading to new hardware and new network layout. On our old server I set it so a special group ...
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1k views

Enabling SSL for Remote Desktop

Ok so I'm trying to remove a number of my systems from our Nessus scan from having this medium vulnerability. http://www.nessus.org/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=18405 I set the following GPO ...
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2answers
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How to deny folder redirection for RDP to server

We have a few users running Windows 7 Enterprise. Group Policy does folder redirection for the Desktop and Docs. Users also have to log into a remote server frequently and do not want home folder ...
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454 views

Remote Desktop Session Broker + Folder Redirection: How to deal with Administrator accounts?

We are having a bunch of Windows Server 2008 R2 in a Remote Desktop Session Broker farm to allow access for our employees to a company Remote Desktop. Furthermore folder redirection and roaming ...
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1answer
613 views

Remote Desktop Users via Group Policy Server 2008

I have a group policy setup that turns on remote desktop connections to all clients on the network. The only problem with this, is the local user accounts are not administrative accounts and do not ...
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1answer
274 views

Setting RDP initial program via local group policy

I'm on Windowws 2008 server and I am trying to set the startup application for Remote Desktop sessions via the Local Group Policy Snap-in. When I log in via RDP it does run my configured application, ...
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Software Install Policy Not Applying to Terminal (Remote Desktop) Services Server

I have a Google Chrome software install group policy object that works perfectly except when logging into the the Terminal (Remote Desktop) Services Server. It's configured under "User Configuration" ...
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1answer
966 views

Group Policy: Auto Disconnect Idle Remote Desktop Sessions

Several of our admins have a bad habit of closing but not logging off from, their remote desktop sessions to multiple servers. We would like to setup a GPO that will automatically log off RDP sessions ...
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1answer
1k views

Edit “Remote Desktop Users” through group policy

I have a number of Windows 2003 and 2008 servers on a domain. I want to enable remote Desktop and control the group that has remote desktop rights (NOT terminal services) but I can't figure out how ...
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1answer
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How do I hide Administrative Tools on Windows Server 2008 R2 using group-policy?

We're locking down our terminal server machine for remote desktop users and can't seem to find how to hide Administrative Tools from the Start Menu for remote desktop users. thank you!
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Group policy reset upon restart?

Is it possible for a group policy to revert back to its original state upon server restart? Our servers are hosted as a Virtual Machine on the rack. We had to restart our server for some reason and ...
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1answer
438 views

Temporary user-profiles on Windows Server 2008 TS

for a publicly accessible terminal server I have created a user profile which only allows running of a few programs (demonstration of applications). This results in many people connecting to the ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 - Group Policy - Allow RDP Credentials to be Saved

Im trying to use RDP and save my credentials in a file so I dont have to entire it each time I connect. I remember doing it before and it involved changing a group policy setting. What exactly do I ...
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Enabling remote connections via Group Policy on Windows xp workstations

Is there a way to automatically enable remote desktop connections to my workstations? I've tried enabling the following: Windows Components / Remote Desktop Service / Remote Desktop Session Host ...
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Enabling remote desktop via GPO

I'm administrating a network of XP SP2 machines, and I would like to enable remote desktop for every one of them. How can I get this done using a GPO? Thanks.
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161 views

Is it possible to use GPO's to your advantage with RDP over HTTP?

I'll start out by saying that I am an extremely basic "n00b" to Servers. It was a miracle that I could even get some the things to work. Realize that this is a Server 2003 on my home network so ...
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Domain User can RDP into Domain Controller?

Vanilla Windows Server 2008 x64 Standard DC (AD, DNS). I was remoting into my DC to do a bit of work and, thru force of habit, logged into the server using a regular domain account, not a domain ...
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Why does the “Remote Desktop Users” group keep emptying itself? And more weird RDP issues

I'm running a Windows Server 2003 PDC with AD and we have 2 machines that we require everyone to be able to remotely log in to. So I add "Domain Users" to the built in "Remote Desktop Users" account ...
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How do I disable remote printers using group policy

When I configure a new remote desktop connection to connect to servers I often forget to uncheck the option inside of local devices and resources for remote printers. This creates exceptions in the ...