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Allow . rdp files from unknown publishers

This policy setting allows you to specify whether users can run unsigned Remote Desktop Protocol (. rdp) files and . rdp files from unknown publishers on the client computer. If you enable or do not configure this policy setting users can run unsigned . rdp files and . rdp files from unknown publishers on the client computer. Before a user starts an RDP session the user receives a warning message and is asked to confirm whether they want to connect. If you disable this policy setting users cannot run unsigned . rdp files and . rdp files from unknown publishers on the client computer. If the user tries to start an RDP session the user receives a message that the publisher has been blocked.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows NT -> Terminal Services # AllowUnsignedFiles

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Remote Desktop Services -> Remote Desktop Connection Client

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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