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restrict microsoft vpn clients to one session per user

Posted on 2011-10-06
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We have a Windows 2003 server configured for Routing and Remote Access.

The server is using Active Directory accounts for authentication.

We need a way to be able to restrict users to one session only as we have a large number of users and a limited number of available connections.

We have read the following article

However, we are reluctant to introduce an unproven  dll onto the system with the possibility that it may break RRAS.

We have also seen third party solutions such as


Here we canot get approval for the board to spend on a solution for this.

Does anyone have a suggestion as to how we can achieve this?
Question by:vodyanoi
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JustMy2Cents earned 500 total points
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LimitLogin is really cumbersome to set up and use:

- it performs an irreversible Active Directory Schema modification (!),

- it creates a new partition in Active Directory. It also requires configuring a Web server with the .NET Framework and ASP.NET and setting it up to perform delegated Kerberos authentication,

- it requires distributing client packages that support communicating with the Web server via SOAP,

- and it is not compatible with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 ...


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In the end we went away and assigned a static ip to each client.

In this way if multiple sessions were initiated using a particular account it just logged itself off from the earlier connected session.;

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