Allowing Remote RPC

Updated: February 16, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

After the virtual machines are installed and configured, you must allow Remote RPC for the clients to work with Remote Desktop Services.

Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at Local and Domain Default Groups (

To allow Remote RPC for Remote Desktop Services

  1. Log on as a member of the local Administrators security group.

  2. Click Start, and in the Search programs and files box, type regedit.exe and then press ENTER.


Incorrectly editing the registry may severely damage your system. Before making changes to the registry, you should back up any valued data on the computer.

  1. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer.

  2. Double-click the AllowRemoteRPC registry entry. In the Value data box, type 1 and then click OK.

  3. Close Registry Editor.