How can I enable Remote Desktop on all Win XP & Win 7 computers through Server 2003 Group Policy?

Posted on 2011-05-02
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How can I enable Remote Desktop on all Win XP & Win 7 computers through Server 2003 Group Policy?
Question by:Knowledgeable
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    You can make this in the OU where computers accounts are located for the computer you want to enable RDP.

    Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Network > Network Connections > Windows Firewall > Domain Profile > Windows Firewall: Allow Remote Desktop Exception

    Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Terminal Services > Allow users to connect remotely using Terminal Services

    Allowing through the firewall -

    Here a page with the same info.

    And another way to enable with registry values.

    You can define these settings in GPo too.
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    Assisted Solution

    Take a look at Technet article to enable RDP service using GPO.

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