Microsoft network server: Disconnect clients when logon hours expire

Microsoft network server: Disconnect clients when logon hours expire

This security setting determines whether to disconnect users who are connected to the local computer outside their user account's valid logon hours. This setting affects the Server Message Block (SMB) component.

When this policy is enabled, it causes client sessions with the SMB Service to be forcibly disconnected when the client's logon hours expire.

If this policy is disabled, an established client session is allowed to be maintained after the client's logon hours have expired.

Default on Windows Vista: Enabled.
Default on Windows XP: Disabled

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManServer\Parameters\EnableForcedLogOff

Reboot required: 

No