Allow log on through Remote Desktop Services

This security setting determines which users or groups have permission to log on as a Remote Desktop Services client.


This setting does not have any effect on Windows 2000 computers that have not been updated to Service Pack 2.

Policy path: 

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


Logoff required


On workstation and servers: Administrators, Remote Desktop Users. On domain controllers: Administrators.

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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