How to enable Remote Administration feature in Windows

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 will be able to do it remotely, from a central location after you enable this feature.

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

Steps to enable the Remote Administration feature:

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

  1. Click the Configurations tab
  2. Click Script Repository on the left tree and select Templates.
  3. Search for EnableRemoteAssistAndRds.bat under script name and Add to repository.
  4. Click on Repository tab and find the script you just added.
  5. Select Add to Computer Configuration under Actions and you will be redirected to the Configurations page. 
  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.