Client wants remote desktop connection to restart to login screen on logout

James Klaassen-White 1 Reputation point
2022-08-19T01:13:04.47+00:00

Client wants to enable hotdesking by having the remote desktop automatically restart to the login screen for the next user to be able to login. Anyone got any ideas?

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  1. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2022-08-19T01:24:26.47+00:00

    Client wants to enable hotdesking. Anyone got any ideas?

    Depends, what is this?


  2. James Klaassen-White 1 Reputation point
    2022-08-19T10:59:42.5+00:00

    I remember the school I used to work at had a system similar where when a user logged out the system would automatically reconnect to the login page of the remote desktop.

    I think they used Windows Server Multiserver or something similar.

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  3. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2022-08-19T12:34:24.777+00:00

    want to have the system automatically reconnect to a new logon screen (where the user enters username and password) on the remote desktop every time someone disconnects or logs out

    You can setup the session timeout for this.
    http://woshub.com/remote-desktop-session-time-limit/

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  4. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2022-08-19T13:43:13.287+00:00

    I know you used to be able to do it

    Yes, in the days of 2003 (and older) we used to be able to connect to session 0 (console session) via remote.
    mstsc -v: servername /F -console

    Is there anyway to ask MS themselves?

    Yes absolutely. You can reach them here.
    https://support.serviceshub.microsoft.com/supportforbusiness

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