Allow members of "Remote Desktop Users" to login via Remote Desktop on Windows 2008 R2

  1. Login to 2008 server as a domain administrator.
  2. Click "Start", "Run" and type "secpol.msc"
  3. Navigate to:
    • Security Settings
      • Local Policies
        • User Rights Assignment
          • Allow log on through Remote Desktop Services
  4. Double-click on "Allow log on through Remote Desktop Services"
  5. Click "Add user or group"


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