There are already 2 users logged on a server via remote desktop protocol (RDP) and We want to ask them nicely to logout so that We can join. We will be using a buil-in utility in Windows called MSG. It is a utility to send a message to a user that’s currently logged onto a system.
To send a message to a remote server, from the terminal:
msg * /server:SERVER1 /time:30 /v "Could either USER1 or USER4 logout until 1PM? I need access to prepare for the migration next week"
|*||send message to all active sessions|
|/server||the name of the server we’re sending message to|
|/time:30||We are giving users 30 sec. to acknowledge the message|
The message displayed to users logged into the server: