• Creating GPO from VBScript in Windows Server 2003 R2

    I’m running Windows Server 2003 R2. Is it possible to create a Group Policy Object (GPO) from a VBScript, and add all settings for the GPO in the process?

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  • How do I add a local admin account via script?

    We have just recently joined to our parent companies domain, and as such our old local admin account "administrator" name is not being used as an login anymore. Most of our machines have administrator as the local admin account. Since we want to get away from that name, we would like to add a local...

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  • How do I import GPOs from an old domain into a new domain with VBScript?

    I have exported a number of group policy objects (GPOs) from my current domain and want to import into a new domain using VBScript. The OU and group structure of the new domain (2008SP2) will be the same as this domain and will have already been copied in. It is unclear from the TechNet info how to...

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  • Group policy for home networks?

    Is their a solution for a small home network (2 Computers) Microsoft's group policy looks way too much for me.

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  • Can I migrate GPOs and user accounts at the same time

    When migrating our Active Directory accounts, can we migrate GPO and our user accounts at the same time or do we need to setup GPOs on our OUs and then start the migration?

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  • Outlook 2007 Internet Calendars

    "You cannot use Internet Calendars. Your system administrator has turned off this feature."  This is not controlled by a GPO nor has the Admin runred this off.  Windows XP SP2, Outlook 2007 SP1. Any help greatly appreciated.

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  • Internet access restriction via GPO

    I need to restrict internet access in a particular department in my organsation and i need a way by i cld do that using Group Policy

    Wachen60 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook 2007 and Group Policies

    I am trying to push out two Google Calendars to my Outlook Users using Group Policy. I have the Office extensions installed on a win2008 server and have been using them for some time. I have added the calenders URL address to the User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Microsoft Office Outlook...

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  • Domain Group Policy problem – no shutdown options in workstations

    We recently added another group policy object to a domain with 3 sites so that logon scripts are handled depending on in which site the user logs on due to hotdesking personnel. The problem that seemed to develop from that is that, although the "Shutdown" button is available in all workstations and...

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  • I need to redirect ‘C:\Documents and Settings’ to drive D:\

    Windows XP SP3. I worked on a project recently where we had to install pre-imaged machines and do the final tweaking for the End User. What I noticed was, instead of the vulnerable C: drive carrying this critical section of personal data, it had been redirected over to a safe zone of drive...

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  • How to add several registry values via VBs using GPO

    Our clients run XP pro and Office 2003 or 2007 and on server 2003 domain. We have a macro enabled document that pulls the user name from the registry and applies it to the bottom of that document, similar to a signature. The script below pulls the user name from AD and sets it in the registry in...

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  • GPO Settings: Concatenate the ‘List of disallowed applications’ from different GPOs

    Hello.(This post is a bit of a mind teaser...)The task:My company's Board wishes to forbid the use of a list of programs, but maintain an exception plan.[ i.e. forbid the use of skype.exe, dropbox.exe, googledrivesync.exe, etc.... for everyone except that John (member of the AllowSkype Group) can...

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  • Logon/Logoff script setup as group policy not running – Server 2008

    I have written two scripts to create a log of when a user log ons and off the network. I have tested the scripts by double clicking on them and they work fine and I am able to get them to run on a local machine by setting them to run at logon/logoff by using the local group policy editor. My issue...

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  • Disable saving files locally but okay to save into USB

    Not sure if this apply to registry or GPO or to both but I would like to lock anyone from saving file/s locally but okay to save file/s to USB external storage. Thanks

    Scvlibrarian5 pointsBadges:
  • Printer logon script not running on Windows 7 Pro machines?

    Hi, I created 2 GPO's (both logon scripts: 1 for mapping network drives, the other for installing our network printers). When I log into Windows XP Pro machines, both scripts run fine. However, when I log into a Win 7 Pro machine, only the mapping drive script runs, the printer script does not. I...

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  • how to block site by group policy

    Hello Mr. Wiki ' Mr. Wiki i need some help about sites blocking in local domain based network by the sever2003r2 and by group policy so can you help me about this problem. please don't give me hosts file idea that is just local pc based if you have any idea about this type group policy so please...

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  • Help with Group Policy Objects in Server 2008 64-bit

    Hi guys, I need some help with Server 2008 GPOs. This may be a noob question so be gentle! I have various servers in OUs and need to prevent users accessing other servers via a logged on server. e.g. User1 logged onto Server A in OU A, must not be able to access Server B in OU B from Server A, but...

    Ijross5 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy Windows Server 2003

    I made a group1 OU and I'm trying to deny access to everything but wordpad and their directory structure. Im thinking its deny access to AD, but I'm not sure and cant find it. Thanks.

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  • GPO Filtering out a specific Group from

    Hi Everyone, Our domain (Win2003) has about 44k user accounts and we have this Group Policy which is in the main trunk of our domain structure. Currently it is enforced to (all Domain Users) but i would like to exclude a specific group. Should I just add the group in the security filter and set...

    Magoo105 pointsBadges:
  • GPO Configuration in Windows XP

    Please help! Im using VMware Server and installed there Windows server 2008 and Win xp2. I'm done configuring AD and DNS. I'm done joining also XP2 in the domain. My problem is: When I deploying GPO to XP like Show quick launched. Nothing happened to XP. Please help! Thanks

    Kalem5 pointsBadges:

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