Accessing Terminal Services Using New User Rights Options
This article was previously published under Q278433
This article describes new options that you can use to assign user rights in Windows that affect the Terminal Services feature.
Windows Server 2003 includes the following new User Rights options:
- Allow logon through Terminal Services
- Deny logon through Terminal Services
To establish a Terminal Services session, a user must have the following permissions:
- Allow logon through Terminal Services To grant a user these permissions, start the Group Policy snap-in, open the Local Security Policy or the appropriate Group Policy, and then navigate to the following location:Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment
- Allow logon to Terminal Server
To grant a user these permissions, start either the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in or the Local Users And Groups snap-in, open the user's properties, click the Terminal Services Profile tab, and then click to select the Allow logon to Terminal Server check box.
- Guest Access: Logon to the RDP-TCP connection
To grant guests Logon rights to the RDP-TCP connection, start the Terminal Services Configuration snap-in, edit the RDP-TCP so that the guest has at least Logon rights.
Article ID: 278433 - Last Review: 02/28/2007 21:59:56 - Revision: 5.4
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
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