Friday, December 5, 2008

Group Policy : Allowing RDP Access

1) Add Users in Active Directory to a common group e.g ; 'RDP Access Group'

2) In group policy (start > run >gpedit.msc) navigate to >
Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > User Rights Assignment.

3) Add 'RDP Access Group' to the 'Allow log on through Terminal Services group' setting.

4) Add 'RDP Access Group' to the 'Allow log on locally' policy too.

5) Run GPUPDATE to force the policy to take effect to test.

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