Disable ability to copy files from Remote desktop Server to local machine for all but a specific group (an Administrators group)

Posted on 2011-04-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
Is it possible to disable the ability to copy files from a 2008 remote desktop server to the host machine by standard users.  However, I would want administrators to be able to copy/paste files and clipboard items. thanks!!
Question by:jmerulla
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    Group Policy (gpedit.msc), Computer
    Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Terminal Services, Client/Server data redirection, Do not allow clipboard redirection
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    by:Cláudio Rodrigues
    Well this would disable for the whole machine, correct?
    I know for sure if you, at login, kill the RDPCLIP.exe process, this will disable the clipboard redirection. Of course you can do this on a per user/group basis.
    Try launching Task Manager on your session and kill RDPCLIP.EXE and see what happens.

    Cláudio Rodrigues
    Microsoft MVP - RDS
    Citrix CTP
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    that was it.  Thank you!

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