RDP Session Timeout

Roman Miklautz
2018-11-05 14:20

How to set RDP session timeouts:

  1. Goto Start -> run and enter gpedit.msc
  2. then select Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Terminal Services -> Sessions as per the following screenshot

Under Windows 7 you have to select Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Remote Desktop Services -> Remote Desktop Session Host -> Session Time Limits.

There you can set di fferent timeout values for RDP sessions and if the RDP session should be terminated after the timeout occurs.

Tags: change timeout for rdp sessions, Disconnected Sessions, RDP, RDP Session Timeout, Terminal Services, time, time limit