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Force Windows firewall GPO to override existing, predefined Remote Desktop rule?

Last Modified: 2015-04-22
Hello all,

I have a Remote Desktop TCP GPO for Windows Firewall that only allows clients with specific IP ranges to connect.  When I apply the GPO, it is being overridden by the pre-existing Remote Desktop rule.  When I disable the existing rule locally, my GPO works fine.

I don't want to have to manually disable the existing, default rule on all the servers I deploy for this purpose.  I want to set up a GPO once in Active Directory that:

1.  Restricts RD access to the IP ranges I specify.
2. Overrides the existing, more relaxed local firewall policy for remote desktop.

Having trouble getting good search results on this one so I thought someone could help.

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