• I need to change the local admin password in a domain some 800 machines. Best options please

    Hi, I need to change the local admin password on about 800 machines in a Windows 2003 domain. I have thought about scripting and applying it via GPO. Any other ides anyone?

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  • Printer deployment with GP on Windows Server 2008

    Is it possible to have the PushPrinterConnetions.exe script running on a higher GPO level and the printer connections being deployed at lower level GPO's? Reading from technets deploying printer with group policy they deminstrate this all done within the same GPO. I have users expanding multiple...

    FloppyMars5 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy Objects

    i want to restrict users in my domain to protect their ms excle sheet. how can i do this

    Sagardip10 pointsBadges:
  • AD Folder redirection fails on newly installed client machines

    Hi to all IT coleagues, Recently I am having following issue: There is an active Group Policy for Folder redirection in our domain. "My Documents" and "Desktop" are redirected to the home folder on a file server. The policy worked fine, but nearly a month ago, I found out, that newly added client -...

    Mitakkinen5 pointsBadges:
  • SBS 2003 How Can I Fix a Corrupt GPO?

    Windows Small Business Server 2003. I'm Getting Event ID's 1030 and 1058. I have already checked all permissions on sysvol guid folders. It seems that the 'Small Business Server Domain Password Policy' is corrupt. I cannot edit or view that policy. All other policies are fine. The files in this...

    NetSupport460 pointsBadges:
  • Deploying software package through group policy

    I am trying to deploy software via an .msi file through group policy. There are multiple branches in my domain. I have copied the .msi file to the local domain controller for each branch. I want to create a gpo for each branch that will deploy the .msi file from their respective domain controllers....

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  • Blocking Internet access on Terminal Servers using using GPO’s

    Hi, I'm new. I found this guide http://searchwindowsserver.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid68_gci1099219,00.html (Windows Server Tips: Block Internet Explorer Web surfing via Group Policy) on the site whilst trying to find a way to block internet access for certain users using Terminals Services. I...

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  • How can I set the full path of file archive in outlook 2007 with GPO?

    How can I set the full path of file archive in outlook 2007 with GPO?

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  • SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Upgrade missing Update Service Server Computer Policy

    We migrated from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008, but the Update Services Server Computers Policy is missing. WSUS seems to be working, however it has updates loaded for the old SBS 2003 server. However, clicking "change the software update settings" in the console gives an error "update services group policy...

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy Object Security Configuration with Windows Server 2003

    What is a typical procedure of downloading a ca or certificate authority and giving a particular user or administrator access to it so he can assign certificates to other users? After I hook up a server to a gpo, how do I configure the security policies in the gpo so that I can disable the server...

    Joedaguz5 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS and GPO: How to get the Domain Admin Account to update from Microsoft

    Hello and thanks for looking and possible helping I have a Win Server 2003 R2 Service pack 2 Running WSUS 3.1.6001.65 My Active Directory is on a Win Server 2003 R2 service Pack 2 64 bit My issue is I implemented the Wsus server and the IT Director wants to be able to log into a computer with an...

    Zwulfke15 pointsBadges:
  • Allowing junior Network Admins to do their job

    Hello, I need to allow some it staff to be able to add computers to the domain, install software on all systems and be full local admins on every box in the domain. Can you suggest a way to do this via gpo? or script? - or both? Thanks !

    Ssafford5 pointsBadges:
  • Extending AD Schema

    We extended the AD schema in preparation for 2008 and had a IPSec GPO stop working. The GPO or at least the name seems to work thru GPresults but the IP filter settings do not apply/

    Jrogers5 pointsBadges:
  • How to confine the login screen of the users to see only the domain logion options

    I am a network administrator I have windows 2003 server sp2 standard edition, all clients are Xp sp2, My questions: any GPO /server solution to prevent all users to login to their local administrator? ( I would like to confiner the login screen of the users to see only the domain logion options )

    Sshh235 pointsBadges:
  • Printers assigned by GPO don’t show

    Actually, this is more complicated. Running Win2003 Srv R2. I created a GPO that assigns a printer to a particular OU. In the OU I put a Group that has a certain number of users. When the user logs on to the machine, though, the printers don't show. HOWEVER, if the user logs on remotely via RDP,...

    Nharel5 pointsBadges:
  • Change location of GPOs folder

    I have a backup external hard drive connected to my system. I just noticed there is a "GPOs" folder on that drive. Within that folder is manifest.xml and a bunch of policy sub-folders. How can I change the drive this is stored on?

    Luckyfinz15 pointsBadges:
  • Can Block Policy Inheritance setting be applied to individual Group Policy Objects?

    Can Block Policy Inheritance setting be applied to individual Group Policy Objects?

    Brad3386015 pointsBadges:
  • How do I setup a group policy to remove the client xpp firewall in small business server 2003?

    I have inherited an SBS 2003 R2 domain. Server running well. I want to use SNMP for monitoring purposes. How do I setup a group policy to remove the client xpp firewall in small business server 2003 so I can use SNMP? Thanks in advance

    BIASTech5 pointsBadges:
  • Is there any GPO setting which Prevents users from sending encrypted messages while they have the certificate

    we are looking to see whether there is any GPO setting which Prevent users from sending encrypted messages while they have the certificate. I appreciate if you can support us in this regard.

    ITKE344,855 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy Folder redirection Issue

    Hello, We have a group policy for our users who log into Citrix. The folder redirection had worked, however, some changes have been made by a member of my team, and I am struggling to find the solution. We have 2 GPO's, one for "Admin Users", and one for "Common Users". Common users should have a...

    Liamfeeney5 pointsBadges:

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