Category: Remote Desktop Services
Accessing the resource ‘\\servername’ has been disallowed
On a remote desktop server I got the message: Accessing the resource ‘\\servername’ has been disallowed when trying to access \\servername from file explorer. The GPO setting that caused this was: User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Start Menu and Taskbar/Remove Run menu from Start Menu. When i disabled this setting the users could access servers from file explorer.
GPO to Hide Control Panel Items
Path in Group Policy Management Console: User Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/Control Panel/Hide specified Control Panel items. Values: Microsoft.AdministrativeTools Microsoft.ActionCenter Microsoft.AutoPlay Microsoft.DefaultPrograms Microsoft.DeviceManager Microsoft.iSCSIInitiator Microsoft.NetworkAndSharingCenter Microsoft.PhoneAndModem Microsoft.PowerOptions Microsoft.ProgramsAndFeatures Microsoft.RemoteAppAndDesktopConnections Microsoft.System Microsoft.TextToSpeech Microsoft.Troubleshooting Microsoft.UserAccounts Microsoft.WindowsFirewall Microsoft.WindowsUpdate Flash Player Java Install Application On Remote Desktop Server More values can be found here.
QuickTime and Windows 2008 R2/IE8
If you running a Remote Desktop Server under Windows 2008 R2 and have installed Apple QuickTime, remote dekstop users might get this meassage when they try to view for example trailers at apple.com: Download QuickTime to view this video. To solve this you need to either add the website to sites under trusted sites in […]