+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 12 of 12
Windows Thread, Remote access and user permissions (via registry) in Technical; Hi everyone, we recently implemented remote access for students and staff using windows remote desktop. I was wondering if there ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    176
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    16

    Unhappy Remote access and user permissions (via registry)

    Hi everyone, we recently implemented remote access for students and staff using windows remote desktop. I was wondering if there is a way of adding users and right permissions via regedit? Administrator users have an automatic "allowed access" but domain users would need to be addedmanually, hence why I am aasking of a way of doing so via the registry, so I could build a package and deploy it into 200+ PCS. If users and permissions aren't added to remote desktop you'd get an eror message "you haven't access to this session"

    Any help would be appreciated and thanks in advance.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    1,861
    Thank Post
    93
    Thanked 326 Times in 246 Posts
    Rep Power
    92
    So your trying to allow RDP to more than one machine? if so you can use the groups in a GPO to add users to the remotedesktop users group. Apologies if thats not what your tryingt o do!

    linky http://groups.google.com/group/micro...earch&&d&pli=1

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    176
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Thanks strawberry for your prompt reply. Also the issue I am having is that the gpo isn't being filtered to the workstations either; is there a way of forcing it?
    Thanks

  4. #4

    Steve21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Swindon
    Posts
    2,824
    Thank Post
    372
    Thanked 544 Times in 507 Posts
    Rep Power
    184
    Quote Originally Posted by armadillo View Post
    Thanks strawberry for your prompt reply. Also the issue I am having is that the gpo isn't being filtered to the workstations either; is there a way of forcing it?
    Thanks
    If you mean it's just not running as such, you could do a "gpupdate /force" to force them on, but is there any reason they're not applying? Seeing it should every logon.

    Steve

  5. #5
    somabc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,337
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 388 Times in 258 Posts
    Rep Power
    112
    You can also do it by script

    Code:
    net localgroup "Remote Desktop Users" domain\group_or_user /add

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    176
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Quote Originally Posted by Steve21 View Post
    If you mean it's just not running as such, you could do a "gpupdate /force" to force them on, but is there any reason they're not applying? Seeing it should every logon.

    Steve
    Thanks for your reply steve; I tried gpupdate /force as well. I have the gpo on the top in group policy manager too.

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    176
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Quote Originally Posted by somabc View Post
    You can also do it by script

    Code:
    net localgroup "Remote Desktop Users" domain\group_or_user /add
    Thaks for your reply somabc, I will try thr script, I was hoping the gpo would do it. Also, the "remote desktop group" mentioned above, is it a workstation local group or a domain?
    Thanks

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    1,861
    Thank Post
    93
    Thanked 326 Times in 246 Posts
    Rep Power
    92
    It's local to the pc, if you've done it right in Gp it should put a domain group into the local group

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    176
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Quote Originally Posted by strawberry View Post
    So your trying to allow RDP to more than one machine? if so you can use the groups in a GPO to add users to the remotedesktop users group. Apologies if thats not what your tryingt o do!

    linky Adding a global user to the local Administrator&#39s Group - microsoft.public.windows.msi | Google Groups
    Hi Strawberry, I tried your suggestion above and it has worked; does it mean the users will be less locked if they are members of local admin?
    Thanks for your help.

  10. #10

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    1,861
    Thank Post
    93
    Thanked 326 Times in 246 Posts
    Rep Power
    92
    It does, I didn't mean for you to add them to the local admin though!, remove them from that and add them to the remote desktop users group, that'll be enough to let them use rdp!

  11. #11

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    176
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Quote Originally Posted by strawberry View Post
    It does, I didn't mean for you to add them to the local admin though!, remove them from that and add them to the remote desktop users group, that'll be enough to let them use rdp!
    Is the remote desktop users group a locval or domain group?

    Thanks

  12. #12

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    1,861
    Thank Post
    93
    Thanked 326 Times in 246 Posts
    Rep Power
    92
    local.



SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. VB .Net 2010 Remote Registry Access
    By Duke5A in forum Coding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 5th April 2011, 09:05 AM
  2. Replies: 15
    Last Post: 20th January 2011, 10:19 PM
  3. Remote access of user areas from home
    By everton4europe in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 18th July 2008, 01:29 PM
  4. Setting up remote access to staff user accounts
    By firefox_2006 in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 19th May 2008, 01:30 PM
  5. remote access/permissions/webmail.
    By strawberry in forum Windows
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 5th June 2007, 12:23 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •