Let us select multiple connected RDS users through the Gui
Let us select multiple RDS users in order to send them a message or disconnect them.
This seemingly basic ability was possible up to 2008 r2 then was inexplicably taken away since Windows 2012 where we have to resort to scripting or select users one at a time!
Tim Monfries commented
+1 The alternative of a scripted workaround is not satisfactory for front line support.
I believe this would be greatly beneficial, especially when a server start's having issues then time is of importance and you can quickly send a message to logged on staff to sign out and then sign onto another server in the RDS Collection.
I definitely need this. With 25-30 users, most of whom regularly ignore my constant instruction to log off when not working, I regularly have the need to disconnect/reset just those that I know are not working a particular time. But I cannot use GP at the machine level because I need my admin logon to be unaffected. And Windows 2012 R2 RD server does not enforce the ActiveDirectory user-level session disconnect/logoff settings.
Jose Dominguez commented
How can Microsoft take away the ability of the Administrators to communicate with their own users???
Jon Glenn commented
This should be a GIVEN! Why on earth take a commonly used feature away???