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Prohibit Remote Desktop users from logging in locally.

johnny_cache asked
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I have 40 local users connected to a domain (one domain controller and one terminal server, both Windows Server 2003), and 60 remote users that connect through Remote Desktop.  I want to prohibit the remote users from coming into the main office and logging into the machines there; I also want to prohibit the local users from going into a remote location and logging in through Remote desktop.  How can this be accomplished?
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Top Expert 2007

It should be part of the GPO, but I am not sure where exactly.

You may be able to turn off local login rights for all the RDP users.

I hope this helps !
there are 2 related settings in GPO.

Under "computer configurations\windoes settings\security settings\local settings\user rights assignments"
"allow log on via TS" and "deny log on via TS"
sorry "allow logon locally" and "deny logon locally"


hypercat - that worked perfectly, thanks!
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Glad I could help!

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