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Remote desktop 2008R2: howto disable all session except for administrator?

Posted on 2014-07-23
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Hi,

I'd need to install some software on a terminal server. How can I make sure nobody else can logon BUT the administrator (via RDP) untill I have installed all updates?

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Hi

It is called TS in drain mode. Read about it here
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Doesn't work for me "Connections are currently ENABLED by Group Policy for this machine, unable to ch
ange."

Please advise howto find a workaround.
Found this: "To fix the issue, you need to unset (not 'disable') this on the GPO. After a policy refresh you should get back the ability to control logon availability."

Just scared that users won't be able to logon after that?
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