Deny logon through Terminal Services (Windows)

Module: Account Integrity

Supported Platforms: Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check reports accounts that are denied the right to log on to the system through Terminal Services. This right takes precedence over the Allow logon through Terminal Services right. The Deny right lets you remove access for subsets of groups that have the Allow right. You can use the name list to include or exclude users or security groups that are not already included or excluded by the Users to check option.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Deny logon through Terminal Services

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Policy Compliance

  • Windows 2003 (205960)

  • Windows 2008 (248960)

  • Windows Vista (228953)

  • Windows XP (200953)

Title: Deny logon through Terminal Services

Description:The user or security group has the right to log on through Terminal Services. If the right is authorized, edit the check's name list. If this right is not authorized, use the Correct feature to revoke it.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: true

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Full name: %s]