<UserAccount> Properties: Remote Control Tab
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
The Remote Control tab allows you to configure the remote control settings for a user's Remote Desktop Services session.
Enable remote control
Select if you want to observe or actively control the user's Remote Desktop Services session.
If you want to remotely control the user's session without the user's permission, clear the Require user's permission check box.
Level of control
Specify the level of control that you want to have over a user's session.
If you select Interact with the session, you will be able to input keyboard and mouse actions to the session.
- Membership in the Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to configure the properties of a local user account.
- Membership in the Account Operators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to configure the properties of most domain user accounts. In some cases, membership in the Domain Admins group, or equivalent, is the minimum required.
- Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.
- For more information about remotely controlling a user session on an RD Session Host server, see the topic "Remotely Control a User Session" in the Remote Desktop Services Manager Help in Windows Server 2008 R2.
- You can use Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration to configure remote control settings on a per-connection basis on an RD Session Host server. Remote control settings configured by using Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration will take precedence over the remote control settings that have been configured for a specific user account.
- For information about configuring remote control settings on a per-connection basis on an RD Session Host server by using Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration, see the topic "Configuring Remote Desktop Services Connections" in the Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration Help in Windows Server 2008 R2.
- For information about configuring remote control settings by using Group Policy settings, see Using Group Policy Settings.