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I need a powershell script that would log off a specific user from the terminal server. Can someone please help...
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Question by:pauledwardian
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by:becraig
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Here is a quick dirty method

$sessions = qwinsta /server servername

foreach ($session in $Sessions)
{
#do a split for the values returned which are fixed and assign a variable to it
I can code that if you want me to
Then an if statement if they match e.g.

if ($newvariable -like "*username*")
{
#run rwinsta and disconnect the session by session id which you get from the previous

}

There are many other ways but this is a quick and dirty idea, if you want an actual complete script let me know.
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by:becraig
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There is a powershell module you can get http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/PSTerminalServices
but what I have above will work as is with no additional downloads or installs.
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becraig earned 2000 total points
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try this :

param ([string] $username, [string] $server );
if (($username -eq "") -or ($server -eq ""))
{write-host "
Incorrect Syntax `n
`t Usage: script.ps1 -user username -server computername
" -fore Red
}
else 
{
$sessions = qwinsta /server $server
foreach ($session in $Sessions)
{
$session1 = ($session -replace [regex]::Escape("rdp-tcp#0"), '')
$sessdata = $session1 -Split "\s+"
$user = $sessdata[1] 
$sessid = $sessdata[2] 
if ($user -eq "$username") 
{
write-host "User $user is logged on with session ID $sessid" -fore green
write-host "rwinsta /server bjbidodepl01 $sessid " -fore red}
}
}

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Try this it should work
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thanks
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