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Terminal Server Start Pannel

Posted on 2013-06-01
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Hi Experts,

I hope you are well?

Does anyone know how to lock down a start panel for terminal server users so as they can only see office application, and other application you pre-approve there, but nothing else via gpo or other means?
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by:chlebi
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What I do is redirect Start menu to a network location (so that all users pick it from one point). Furthermore there I simply use NTFS permissions on the program shortcuts for various AD groups to limit what eople can run/see.
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by:FSIFM
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Hi Chlebi,

I've tried a redirection on the start menu but unfortunately they still see more than i want?
I have, using system, restricted the applications that users can run, but still, i'd rather them not see other applications in their start panel?
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by:chlebi
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Did you try to hide items on the network share via permissions (ntfs)? That should work...
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by:FSIFM
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Thats the weird thing. Common things like accessories appear there but things like office, citrix and other folders that they can see in their start menu, dont, and as such i cant control them?
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Then you must be missing some permissions. If you redirect Start menu to a network location then basically when users click there then the folder where you point to just lists. So in Theory you can have 1-millions items there. Of course users need appropriate share and ntfs permissions to read contents of that share.
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by:FSIFM
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Fixed it! i needed to remove permissions from the default start menu location in program data. Soon as i did that it showed only the folders i had in the mapped location
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