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2008R2 Remote Desktop Server - limit maximum color depth based on subnet

Posted on 2011-09-15
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I am setting up a 2008R2 Remote Desktop server.  I would like to limit the maxium color dept based on the clients subnet.  is this possible?

i.e.  if a client connects from a 10.60 subnet, limit to 32 bit, if not limit to 15
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by:Jsierra1
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Unfortunately the Microsoft policy applies color depth setting at the machine level. Meaning all users connecting to the server the policy is applied too would be limited to that color depth set in the GPO.
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by:Kareem_ElBably
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you can create several GPO and create OU based on the subnet then link required GPO to its subnet
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by:BFanguy
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I understand you can put servers in sites, but can you put thin client workstations in a site?

i.e.  i have 4 locations that use thin clients to access 3 terminal servers.  I want to set it to where the local users (where the terminal servers are) get the max color dept, but the rest of the users get miniminal color dept.
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The policy is for the terminal server not the client workstations.
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by:BFanguy
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so, the answer is no
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