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Restrict Windows Server Access to a Specific Active Directory Group

You are working on securing your Windows Servers, and as part of the effort, you want to make sure that only the correct people can log into them. You want to make sure that the employees on the sales team cannot access the servers via remote desktop. In order to do this, in this hands-on lab, you are going to create a Group Policy to deny access to any user in the **Sales** group if they try to log in.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Jan 26, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Configure the Active Directory Domain Services Environment

  2. Challenge

    Restrict Access to Domain Controller Using Group Policy Object

  3. Challenge

    Confirm Sales User Cannot Remotely Connect to Domain Controller

    • Log in to the VM
    • Attempt to remote into the domain controller virtual machine using the Sales user account
    • Confirm that the settings have been applied by the GPO

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