How to give user remote desktop access with Azure

Grant RDP access to a new user with Microsoft Azure

Prerequisites: A configured server with a second user created

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Expected Outcome: Your new user will have RDP access to your remote server

Tools Required: Admin account access on your Azure serverScreen Shot 2020-03-27 at 5.00.45 PM-1

Steps to Perform 

  1. Log into your sever using your admin account via RDP
  2. Open Server Manager
  3. Click on Local Server
  4. In the middle of the screen click on Enable to the left of Remote Desktop
  5. From the new window click on Select Users in the lower right-hand corner
  6. Click Add
  7. Enter name of the user you wish to grand RDP access to.
  8. Click OK