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Easy user to user shadowing in RD 2012 R2

The problem: After migrating some users to RDS servers running Windows Server 2012 R2, they¬†realised that they are no longer able to shadow each others’ sessions. Research indicated that this would be¬†difficult to get around for a couple of reasons;

  1. Shadowing users can only be done via Server Manager – there is no ‘tsadmin.msc’ which can be given to users as a shortcut
  2. Some hard to grant permissions are required in order to query the RD Connection Broker without being granted Domain Admin privileges

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