Disconnecting from Terminal Server

Posted on 2011-05-09
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Last Modified: 2013-11-21
is there any way of turning/disbaling the option for users to disconnect form a terminal server by closing down remote desktop connection at the top of the screen?
Question by:CHI-LTD
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by:Justin Owens
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Do you mean by refusing to allow them to click the "X" in the desktop connection bar at the top of the window?

No, not really.  You can remove the "Disconnect" option from the Start menu:

Browse to: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee791847%28WS.10%29.aspx

Look for: Remove “Disconnect” option from Shut Down dialog

But, as that states, it doesn't prevent disconnections.  You can alternatively set time limits to purge the server of disconnected sessions (mentioned in the section above).  More detail on that option can be found here:




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shame.  there must be a way!?!?!

already removed disconnect, thanks
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by:Justin Owens
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I am unaware of a way, but that does not mean one does not exist.  I will add the RDP Zone to your Question in order to get those Experts to look at it.

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