?
Solved

Allow remote access to a server from Win SBS2008 RWW

Posted on 2010-09-10
6
Medium Priority
?
695 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have setup a server on our network for user to RDP and use internal network applications when they are not on site.  We are running a SBS2008 server and the other server is called RemoteDeskTop.
I ave in the SBS2008 console allowed each user as a standard user under computers for the ReoteDeskTop server (which is by the way a Windows 2008 Enterprise R2)  

When a user uses the RWW it shows in the list of avable computers to connect with but when they try to connect to it they get an error message that says (see image) "To log on to this computer you must be granted the Allow log on throught Terminal Services right."

The funny part is if the same user, from his desktop computer, while connected to our network, starts an RDP session directly to that server they are able to logon.

I stumped. I ve looged att he TS gate rights, and group polocy rights and I can find anything that will amke this work.

Any ideas?
Error.png
0
Comment
Question by:mcrman
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Dave_AND
ID: 33646715
Go in to each user, click "computers" and give them remote access to the TS box you have, see if that helps.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:jhill777
ID: 33646779
Is the server a DC?
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:jhill777
ID: 33646827
There are a few places that need to be configured properly for TS to work.

1) The “allow logon through terminal services” right must be assigned to the user or group in question. This can be done through group policy or local policy. By default, remote desktop users is granted this right locally, you can do the same with a domain policy for good group organization.

2) Permissions to the RDP protocol must be added in (admin tools->Terminal services config->connections->RDP-tcp properties->Permissions). Usually remote desktop users is already listed but you may have to add it.

3) The “HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\control\terminal server\fDenyTSConnections” dword must be set to “0¿. This can also be accessed by right clicking “my computer” and choose properties, go to the “remote” tab, and check the box for “enable remote desktop on this computer.
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mcrman
ID: 33646913
The users are allowed access to the server (see picture)

The server is not a DC

The allow logon through terminal services right is enabled.  Remeber the user CAN RDP to the server if used on the network, they get this error only when they use RWW to connet to a computer.

They have permissons to RDP and enable remote desktop on this computer is set as they CAN access the server via RDP when on the local network.
User.png
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:mcrman
ID: 33647569
OK, the sotiation gets even stranger.  I logged onto RWW with the administrator to see if I could RDP to the RemoteDesk server.  When i choose that name and conencted I was connected to another server!!??  How does this happen?  I understand why I have the issue above with the users but now I have no idea how to fix this redirection issue.

Thoughts?
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
mcrman earned 0 total points
ID: 33647939
Ok, i was able to fix this issue by renameing th server.  Not sure why this fixed it, but it did and all is good.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

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

A quick step-by-step overview of installing and configuring Carbonite Server Backup.
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
This tutorial will show how to configure a new Backup Exec 2012 server and move an existing database to that server with the use of the BEUtility. Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. The…
Suggested Courses

765 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