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Configure remote access permission for a user

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To configure remote access permission for a user

  1. Do one of the following:

    • If the remote access server is part of a Windows Server 2003 domain:

       

      Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

      In the console tree, click Users (console tree location is: Active Directory Users and Computers/domain name/Users).

      In the details pane, right-click a user name, and then click Properties.

    • If the remote access server is a stand-alone server (not part of a domain):

       

      Open Computer Management.

      In the console tree, click Users (console tree location is: Computer Management/System Tools/Local Users and Groups/Users).

      In the details pane, right-click a user name, and then click Properties.

  2. On the Dial-in tab, under Remote Access Permission (Dial-in or VPN), click either Allow access, Control access through Remote Access Policy, or Deny access, and then click OK.

Notes

  • To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers.

  • To open Computer Management, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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