RDP Server Automatically Logs session off at certain time

Posted on 2013-09-17
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Last Modified: 2014-10-20

I have taken over management of a remote desktop environment running on Server 2008. Client computers at a remote office log in via RDP to the server to use its applications. At a certain time each evening, all remote users are logged off automatically, and apparently locked out (I need to double check on this). I need to adjust the time, but cannot find a group policy or setting that is currently applied. The domain controller runs server 2003, and I have looked through all of the group policies as well as settings on the 2008 server.

I'm not sure what to look for or where to look next - any ideas?

Question by:Creeksidetech
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by:Jaroslav Mraz
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Try to look on shedulet tasks.

Usualy is only set in conection server in policy the time log off when user is idel or disconected for defined time but the user will be disconected by triger not on exactly same time but look also there

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by:Ratnesh Mishra
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rsop is the place if you are looking for any group policy applied.
Even if you suspect group policy do a favour, create a OU without inheriting any GP put RDS server and 1 test user and check if issue reappears.
If answer is no, then you need to go through RSOP .
If answer is YES ,then check with login and logoff or work duration configured in the domain . Is there any duration defined for RD session.
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Lionel MM earned 2000 total points
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Check a user in Active Directory Users and Computers (Admin tools). Then in the account tab check to see if the logon hours have been restricted. I have a batch file I can share with you that allows me to adjust all my users logon hours. If there are logon hour restrictions this may account for when and why they are auto logged off.

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