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Can not remote desktop into the domain controllers

Posted on 2016-08-15
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Hi Experts,

On my 2008R2 network I can not remote into the two domain controllers.

I enabled remote desktop during the initial configuration and can remote out of the DCs to the users but can not connect into a DC from any computer even another DC.
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Question by:DColin
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by:David Atkin
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Have you checked the Windows Firewall to make sure that the inbound ports aren't blocked?
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The only way you can Remote Desktop into a Domain Controller is if you are a member of the BuiltIn\Remote Desktop Users group in Active Directory (Or are granted the necessary User Right in Group Policy). Just enabling Remote Desktop on a DC doesn't accomplish this task. By default, no users or groups are members of that group.
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You must add the users you want to have access to the "add users" button, when you enable remote desktop.
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