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Make some terminal users not viewable/controllable?

serg, User (Posts: 3)

May 11, 2017 4:34:34 am EDT

RU 6.6.0.5 win2012 win7

If you have a permission to control the desktop of a terminal server - you can control the desktop of any terminal user, right?
Is there a way to make some users "privileged", in a sense that their terminal sessions could not be viewed/controlled?

Active Directory have a user setting for this, but , I believe, Remote Utilities pay no attention to it.
Edited:serg - May 11, 2017 4:38:57 am EDT

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

May 11, 2017 7:37:39 am EDT

Hello Serg,

Thank you for your message.

If you have a permission to control the desktop of a terminal server - you can control the desktop of any terminal user, right?

This depends on what you mean by "control". In Remote Utilities you can switch to any actively running terminal session, but you can only view the desktop if it's unlocked. If the terminal user's desktop is locked (by the user) you won't be able to view it.

Active Directory have a user setting for this

Could you please clarify, what specific setting you mean? Thanks.

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serg, User (Posts: 3)

May 11, 2017 11:13:04 am EDT

If the terminal user's desktop is locked (by the user) you won't be able to view it.

How does a user lock his terminal session's desktop?

Could you please clarify, what specific setting you mean?

User properties, Remote Control tab. Here's a picture: http://windows-active-directory.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/user-account-properties-remote-control-tab.gif

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

May 11, 2017 12:21:58 pm EDT

Hello Serg,

How does a user lock his terminal session's desktop?

The user locks their terminal session desktop the same way as a regular desktop during a Windows session - by clicking Ctrl Alt Del and selecting Lock.

User properties, Remote Control tab. Here's a picture: http://windows-active-directory.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/user-account-properties-remote-control-tab.gif

Remote Utilities only allows you to view what session/sessions there are. We cannot interfere with how Terminal Services work.

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serg, User (Posts: 3)

May 11, 2017 1:07:30 pm EDT

OK
Thank you.

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