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Block Local Resources on RDP

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I want my users able to access my server using RDP but the same time I need to block mapping their local pc resources (Drive/Printers/Clipboard /Serial Ports). Is there any way? please advice.
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by:eyeqube
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Microsoft Windows RDP
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The simplest way would be to disable it in the RDP connection
Administrative tools -> terminal services configuration -> connections -> right click the connection RDP-TCP - > properties -> client settings tab -> disable the following tick boxes.

This will do it for everybody If you want to be more specific about which users and groups to disable for then use a group or local policy:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278295

This gives information on group policies and how to lock down a terminal server
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I should ask this Question in Windows XP Zone, I didn’t find that zone. I am using Windows XP Professional as RD Server. Sorry for not to be clear.
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In Terminal Server Configuration - rdp-tcp properties.

The GPO settings should also work on the full rdp client connections.

Computer Configuration - Administrative templates - Windows
Components - Terminal Services - Client/Server data redirection
"Do not allow client printer redirection"
"Do not allow LPT port redirection"
"Do not allow drive redirection"


and you can see also here:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc782067(WS.10).aspx
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pardon....the one above, you do it through the Local Policy


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731745.aspx
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Thanks for the advice; Problem is not fully solved but useful.
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