Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services: Single Sign On and Windows XP clients

Single Sign On for Windows XP Clients Single Sign On (SSO) to Windows Server 2008 (W2K8) Terminal Services uses the Credential Security Service Provider (CredSSP).  CredSSP delegates credentials to defined target servers and is native to Windows Vista.  Windows XP SP3 includes CredSSP but it is not enabled by default.  Windows XP SP2 clients can…

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Scripting: Check if a W2K3 box is running Terminal Server in Application Mode

I was recently asked (two hours ago) how to tell if a server was running Terminal Services in Application Mode.  The customer wanted to run a different script if users were logged into a Terminal Server. They had looked through the registry and came across the TSEnabled value in : HKLM\Software\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server While this key…

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Windows 2000 Terminal Server : Modify RDP-tcp permissions via script

I was recently asked how to modify the rdp permissions on a large number of Windows 2000 SP4 servers running in Remote Admin mode.  Well, normally Id make use of WMI and make the changes using Win32_TSPermissionsSetting class.  Unfortunatly this class is not available in Windows 2000. To get around this issue in Windows 2000…

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