"to logon to this computer, you must be granted the allow logon through terminal services right."
Administrator is a member of Remote Desktop Users.
Under User rights assignments, it shows the following under explanation:
"Allow log on through Terminal Services
This security setting determines which users or groups have permission to log on as a Terminal Services client.
On workstation and servers:
Remote Desktop Users.
On domain controllers:
So, Administrators are enabled by default. I added Administrator to the Administrators group even though I shouldn't need to. It made no difference.
Please help. What am I missing? This is on windows server 2003 standard. I have been able to grant any other user RDP access by adding them to the Remote Users list. The issue only occurs with the Administrator account.