How to Remove a Remote Desktop User from Windows VPS?

This article will assist you to remove a Remote Desktop user from Windows VPS.

Important: Once you remove the user from your VPS or Dedicated , you will not be able to login using that user account again

  1. Login to your Windows VPS through Remote Desktop.
  2. Right click on Computer icon and select Manage option.

    Manage Computer

  3. At Server Manager Window, Expand Configuration. Under Configuration, expand Local Users and Groups. Under Local Users and Groups, select Users option, here you will see list of all users.

     Server Manager

  4. By default, we deliver Windows VPS with 2 remote Desktop users viz. Administrator and accuwebhosting_tech. That means, if you have not created any additional RDP users, only these 2 users can access your Windows VPS through RDP. If you have created any additional RDP users and they are known to you, just right click on user name and select the Delete option.

    Delete User

  5. Click on Yes button when you are asked for User Delete confirmation. This will delete the Remote Desktop user from Windows VPS.

    Delete Confirmation



If you see additional users in the list but you are not sure which users can access your VPS through Remote Desktop, first you will need to determine users who can connect to your VPS via Remote Desktop. By default Windows users who are member of Administrators group can access your Windows VPS through Remote Desktop. Additionally, Windows users who are member of RDP Users group can also connect to Windows machine via Remote Desktop. To determine, whether listed users are member of these user groups or not follow the below mentioned steps.

 

  1. Right click on Username.
  2. Click on Properties.

    User Properties

  3. Select Member Of tab from the second row. Under Member Of box, you will see list of all user groups whom selected user belong to.

    User Groups


  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Can I Setup Each Website With Dedicated Application Pool?

Yes, you can configure WebsitePanel to assign a dedicated application pool to each website while...

How to create FTP account in Windows VPS or Dedicated server Manually?

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is useful for Web hosting companies to allow their customers to...

Error: Specified FTP account already exists on the target service

Sometimes, it happens that if you try to create an FTP account from WebsitePanel, it shows an...

How to setup Failure Settings for an Application Pool in IIS?

Rapid fail protection is an IIS feature that works with the health of worker processes of a...

How to connect to your Windows VPS/Dedicated server from Windows system?

Below mentioned are the steps to connect to your Windows VPS/Dedicated server from Windows...