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RDS Group Policies

Hi Experts,

I;ve installed a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with RDS role. I configured some GPO's to lock the server down for the users. When I logon with a domain admin account, these policies are applied as well.

How can i prevent the GPO's to execute when i logon with a domain admin account?
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You can use security filtering to apply the policy only to users.
Manjunath SulladTechnical Consultant

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Open Group policy mangement (gpmc.msc)

Select RDS GPO (Respective GPO).

Click on Scope,

Select the security filtering option below,

Remove the Authenticated users / or add group to filter the GPO.

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Another open it to "Deny" the Domain Admin group from Applying the GP...

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Thanks, I configured security filtering. Then i configured a deny on the "apply policy settings" for the domain admins group. Works!

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/816100