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What is the fastest way to add help desk as remote desktop user for every server?

I have a security group call "helpdesk" and 50+ servers, I need to give them remote access to each server, what is the fastest way to do this, beside go into every server to add? Thank you.
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I would use a Group Policy and either use restricted groups to add the helpdesk group to the remote desktop users, or configure the security option "Allow users to connect remotely using Terminal Services" to add users to it. Then apply this group policy to your servers OU(s)
This option would mean the server either needs to be restarted, or the command gpupdate needs to be run on the servers.

The other option could be to use powershell to add the user remotely to every server.
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By the way, the group policy would also allow you to configure rdp options on the servers. So if for example a server does not yet have RDP enabled, you could also use it to enable it.