Windows Configurations-How To

How do I enable the Remote Administration feature using Desktop Central?

Description

This document provides you with steps required to enable the Remote Administration feature using Desktop Central. You use this feature to control computers, within your network, remotely. For example, if you want to change the wallpaper on all the computers in your network, you can do it remotely.

Note: You must have admin rights to enable and use the Remote Administration feature.

Steps

To enable the Remote Administration feature, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click the Configurations tab
  2. In the Add Configurations section, click Configuration
  3. In the Computer Configurations section, click Registry Settings
  4. Enter a name and description for the configuration
  5. Enter the following information in the Registry Configuration section:
    • Action: Write Value
    • Header Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    • Sub-Key: SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server
    • Data Type: REG_DWORD
    • Value Name: fDenyTSConnection
    • Value Data/Expression: 0
  6. Choose a target
  7. Configure the execution settings as required
  8. Click Deploy

You have enabled the Remote Administration feature using Desktop Central. You can also enable this feature manually.

To enable the Remote Administration feature manually, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click start>Run
  2. Enter gpedit.msc
  3. Click OK
  4. Double-click Computer Configuration>Administrative Templates>Network>Network Connections>Windows Firewall
  5. Double-click Domain Profile>Windows Firewall: Allow remote administration exception
  6. Select Enabled
  7. Click Apply
  8. Click OK

You have enabled the Remote Administration feature manually.