How to add or create new Windows server remote desktop user

To add or create new Windows server remote desktop user, follow below steps:-

  1.  Login to the server RDP via admin account and open open up Computer Management

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  2. Expand System Tools > Local Users and Groups > Right click on Users > Choose New User…

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  3.  Enter User name and Password > Uncheck User must change password at next logon > Check Password never expires > Click Create
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  4. Select the new user you created from the list > Right click and choose Properties

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  5.  Go to Remote Control tab > Ensure Enable remote control option is checked

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  6. Go to Remote Desktop Services Profile tab > Ensure Deny this user permissions to log on to Remote Desktop Session Host server is unchecked

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  7. Go to Member Of tab > Click Add button > Click Advanced… button

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  8. Click Find Now button

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  9. Highlight Administrators and Remote Desktop Users from the list > Click OK button > Click Apply  then OK button to finish.

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  10. Now logoff from the admin account and login to the RDP via new user you created to make sure that it works.

 

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