Always ask for a password when you connect with Remote Desktop

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When exposing the server to the outside, we will strengthen security so that it is not intrusion as much as possible. One way to do this is to require a login password whenever you connect via Remote Desktop. Here's how.

リモート デスクトップで接続した際に必ずパスワードを要求するようにする

Operating Environment

Operation check environment

Windows Server Version Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter

System requirements required

Windows Server Version One of the following
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7
  • Others (other operating systems may have different settings, but can be configured using a similar procedure)


In the program search in the Start menu, type gpedit.msc and press Enter. Or you can also start it by typing "gpedit.msc" from "Run".

The Local Group Policy Editor window opens.

From the tree on the left, expand Local Computer Policy→ Computer Configuration→ Administrative Templates→ Windows Components→ Remote Desktop Services→ Remote Desktop Session Host, and select Security.

Double-click "Require password every time you connect" in the security list item on the right.

When you see the "Require password every time I connect" dialog, select "Enable" from the check in the top left corner and click the "OK" button to close it.

Try making a remote desktop connection and make sure you are prompted for a password.