remotely add remote desktop users (RDP) in windows (7)

27 Apr

  1. take a windows-machine of your choice
  2. click on “start”
  3. right-click “computer”
  4. choose “manage” (“verwalten” if locale=DE)
  5. authenticate if necessary
  6. right-click “computer management (local)”
  7. choose “connect to a different computer”
  8. enter the DNS-name of the target machine
  9. wait for connection
  10. go to “System Tools” -> “Local Users and Groups” -> “Groups”
  11. double-click “Remote Desktop Users”
  12. click “Add”
  13. add the desired user