Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Setting time for Keyboard Lock in Windows 2003

Posted on 2006-06-27
6
Medium Priority
?
266 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I have 2 -  Citrix Presentation Server 3's, running on Windows 2003. I'm familiar with GPO's and so forth. However I can't seem to be able to set a time limit for the session to go into the Keyboard Security Lock.
Meaning that when they toggle back and forth from a Windows session to a Terminal session. The Windows Session locks the keyboard, which is fine. However I can't set the time for it to take effect. Currently it's about 15 - 20 minutes before it locks the keyboard. My users would like it to be longer.

I know I can turn it on or off, But that's the only thing I could find. Is their a certain hack for it or is it something they just have to deal with. ?????

Thanks for any info. ahead of time.
0
Comment
Question by:donebert
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:mikeleebrla
ID: 16995638
are you talking about the screensaver timout used in conjunction with 'password protect screensaver"

if you are that setting can be modified with a GPO at:
user settings>admin templates>control panel>display>screensaver timout.

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:donebert
ID: 16995700
Sorry for not being more specific, Not the Screensaver timeout I have that dis-abled. I'm talking about if you leave for lunch and you do a CTRL-ALT-DEL to lock your keyboard so no one else can log into it while your gone. Then when you come back from lunch your forced to redo the CTRL-ALT-DEL to log back in. Somewhere it is set to do this automatically within the mentioned time above. Hope this makes sense.
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:Pber
ID: 16995939
mikeleebrla is right, this is the screen saver timeout in conjunction with 'password protect screensaver' on the citrix boxes that is causing this.  
0
Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:donebert
ID: 17009683
thanks that did solve the issue. I made the change and instead of 15 - 20 times a day it's only 3. I wish microsoft would state somewhere that they both work in conjunction. That explains why I couldn't find it. Thanks mikeleebria for the info.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:donebert
ID: 17009759
do you automatically get the points or do I have to do something to give them to you ?
0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
mikeleebrla earned 1000 total points
ID: 17010034
you have to click accept answer and assign a grade to give one person the points or you can press split points to split the points.
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many of us need to configure DHCP server(s) in their environment. We can do that simply via DHCP console on server or using MMC snap-in on each computer with Administrative Tools installed in a network. But what if we have to configure many DHCP ser…
Learn about cloud computing and its benefits for small business owners.
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …

876 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question