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Terminal Services Security - Authorized Applications?
From: Charlie Prothero <Charlie.Prothero () KEYSTONE EDU>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 21:08:33 -0400

Greetings!  In troubleshooting an overloaded terminal server, I noticed
someone running Skype.exe on the system.  The server is most certainly
configured to prevent users from installing stuff that requires
directory/registry access, but obviously there are lots of things out
there that can run without installation.  I don't think the Skype user
was hurting anything, but they sure shattered my delusion that our
terminal services users only had access to the executables we installed
for them.  

 

Has anyone dealt with this in an elegant/cost-effective manner?  Web
searches reveal a number of commercial products, but I would hate to
throw money at the problem only to find out later that all I needed was
to change a few settings and/or install an open source utility...

 

Thanks,

 

- Charlie

 

 

Keystone College <http://www.keystone.edu/> 

One College Green * La Plume, PA 18440

 


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