Give helpdesk user permission to logoff RDS sessions.

I have 1'st level support staff, that I want to be able to logoff users on the terminal server.
However, I cannot seem to get this string working in powershell on the servers.
The RDS servers are Windows 2012R2.
I change domain\customgroup when executing.
Powershell is started as Administrator on the local RDS server.

(get-WmiObject -Namespace "root/cimv2/terminalservices" -Class win32_tspermissionssetting|Where-Object {$_.TerminalName -eq "RDP-Tcp"}).AddAccount("domain\customGroup",2)



Exception calling "AddAccount" : "Generic failure "
At line:1 char:1
+ (get-WmiObject -Namespace "root/cimv2/terminalservices" -Class win32_tspermissio ...
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [], MethodInvocationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : WMIMethodException
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Phil BossmanSenior Client Systems AdminstratorCommented:
Can you give more details on your script.  Your code works fine in my environment.   Are you able to call each item individually?
mathiesen-dataAuthor Commented:
This Works, and provides output:
get-WmiObject -Namespace "root/cimv2/terminalservices" -Class win32_tspermissionssetting

The pipe, seems to be the problem:
Where-Object {$_.TerminalName -eq "RDP-Tcp"}).AddAccount("domain\customGroup",2)


This is the systeminfo:
Host Name:                 DOMAINTERM1
OS Name:                   Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
OS Version:                6.3.9600 N/A Build 9600
OS Manufacturer:           Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration:          Member Server
OS Build Type:             Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner:          Windows User
Registered Organization:
Product ID:                00252-40200-36457-AAOEM
Original Install Date:     03-06-2014, 12:43:27
System Boot Time:          08-06-2015, 03:36:52
System Manufacturer:       Microsoft Corporation
System Model:              Virtual Machine
System Type:               x64-based PC
Processor(s):              1 Processor(s) Installed.
                           [01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 62 Stepping 4 GenuineIntel ~2594 Mhz
BIOS Version:              American Megatrends Inc. 090006 , 23-05-2012
Windows Directory:         C:\Windows
System Directory:          C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device:               \Device\HarddiskVolume1
System Locale:             da;Danish
Input Locale:              da;Danish
Time Zone:                 (UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
Total Physical Memory:     8.000 MB
Available Physical Memory: 6.510 MB
Virtual Memory: Max Size:  9.280 MB
Virtual Memory: Available: 7.595 MB
Virtual Memory: In Use:    1.685 MB
Page File Location(s):     C:\pagefile.sys
Domain:                    domain.local
Logon Server:              \\DOMAINDC
Hotfix(s):                 110 Hotfix(s) Installed.
mathiesen-dataAuthor Commented:
Created a new Group without the characters _ and - in them. That solved it.
Phil BossmanSenior Client Systems AdminstratorCommented:
If changing the group name solves your problem, then your original problem may have been the group.  I've tried in my lab, a group with both _ and - and still can't reproduce an error.  

Glad to hear it's been resolved

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