How to disable the shutdown/reboot privilege for RDP user


This is the step to disable the shutdown/restart/suspend/hibernate options in the start menu.

(1) Open the Local Group Policy Editor by Start > Run > Enter gpedit.msc
(2) Go to User Configuration > Administrative Templates/ Start Menu and Taskbar
(3) Enable “Remove and prevent access to the Shut Down, Restart, Sleep, and Hibernate commands”



But How to add some RDP user to allow reboot, here is the step

(1) Log in with administrative rights
(2) Start > Run > Enter secpol.msc (Security Policy Editor).
(3) Go to Local Policy > User Right Assignment
(4) Locate the “Shut down the system” , you can see the user that have privilege on it. Just right click > properties , then you can add the user on it.


How to attach your local drive to RDP

(1) Open Remote Desktop Connection

(2) Click on Option

(3) Select Local Resources

(4) Click on the More button under the Local devices and resources

(5) Tick on your Drive

(6) Then connect

After login, you will see your local drive in your server.