Remote Desktop Caching previous user

Posted on 2012-09-11
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Last Modified: 2012-09-17
I have a workstation that is acting as a remote desktop computer shared by multiple users/accounts.
How can I make it so whenever a user connects, that the logon is blank so that different users don't see the previous users logon name.

Question by:seaweed27
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Venugopal N earned 1600 total points
ID: 38390038
You can remove Last login user by using the local policy.

 1. Click on Start button, and type secpol.msc into Start Search box, and hit Enter to open the Local Security Policy Editor.
   2. Navigate to Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options.
   3. In the right pane, double click on Interactive Logon: Do not display last user name.
   4. Select and set the radio button of Enabled.

Author Comment

ID: 38405829
This doenst seem to be working, It the continues to cah the previous user Username.  Is this something that needs to be set up at the domain level?

Author Comment

ID: 38405869
disregard I have tried from other servers, and it appears to be cached locally with different users that had used mstsc.

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