Access this computer from the network

This user right determines which users and groups are allowed to connect to the computer over the network. Remote Desktop Services are not affected by this user right.

Note: Remote Desktop Services was called Terminal Services in previous versions of Windows Server.

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment


Logoff required


Default on workstations and servers: Administrators Backup Operators Users Everyone Default on domain controllers: Administrators Authenticated Users Enterprise Domain Controllers Everyone Pre-Windows 2000 Compatible Access

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

User Rights security settings are not registry keys

Reboot required: 


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