Remote Desktop Services: must not save passwords in the Remote Desktop Client

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Saving passwords in the Remote Desktop Client could allow an unauthorized user to establish a remote desktop session to another system. The system must be configured to prevent users from saving passwords in the Remote Desktop Client. Satisfies:

Remediation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> Remote Desktop Services >> Remote Desktop Connection Client >> "Do not allow passwords to be saved" to "Enabled".

STIG: Server: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_server_2019/2020-06-15/finding/V-93425
Desktop: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_10/2021-08-18/finding/V-220848

NIST 800-53: CM-6(a),IA-11
SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00157, SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00156



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