Exceptions when limiting access to RDP server
Posted on 2011-09-26
I am setting up a n RDP server to host services for some customers. I'm trying to keep it so that the users can access only what they absolutely need and nothing else. I have locked it down so that the C: drive is not accessible but then I cannot access the documents. At first I thought this wouldn't be a problem. I setup a second drive for all the data and setup a home directory there. I then setup an addin to Microsoft Excel called Financial Genome. The addon runs fine until I try to specify a location for the reports that it generates. If I select the E: drive that I created, it says "You appear to have selected a system folder; please select the Desktop, My Documents, or another regular folder."
1. I don't know why the program sees it as a system folder. Can I change that?
2. I'm not sure that I have Document Redirection setup correctly. I told it to redirect in Group Policy, but I had to manually add the home directory to documents by right clicking the documents library and clicking on properties. I removed the C: drive location and added the home directory location.
Any suggestions would be very helpful. I don't think I can allow C: drive access even if the users don't know they can access it, because the data being stored by each user is very sensitive.