• If I assign preexisting software with Group Policy, will it be reinstalled?

    I am trying to decide if I want to use Group Policy to assign software applications to computers in my k12 network. My question is, if I assign a software such as DansGuardian and it's already installed on the computer, will it try to reinstall? Or is it smart enough to go past this software and...

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  • Migrating from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003

    We're in the process of migrating from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003, and with a majority of our employees in offices around the state connecting to us using Citrix, we need to setup a group policy that will automatically change their default exchange server. Is this at all possible?

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  • GP works in winxp doesn’t in win2k

    Good afternoon all, My name is David, I'm new here. I have a problem I have a DC in Win2k3 that has the GPs all working but the policy for Active Desktop works in WinXP but not in Win2k can you help? Thanks in advance. Best regards, David

    Annubis25 pointsBadges:
  • Run an executable file from domain on all client machines

    Hi all.... I have made some modification in the registry file to display the logon banner on my entire network.Now, the requirement is to double click this file on every client machine in order for the policy to take its effect.So, I wanted to know is there any way that my .reg file which is...

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  • multiple logins

    I have several users 'share' their login IDs and passwords despite repeated warnings. I would like a script or free or very low cost method to limit users to a single login.

    Abby70 pointsBadges:
  • using restricted groups in group policy

    i have created a doamin group. i want to join this domain group to the local machine's administrator group for about 300 computers. i don't want to go to each computer and add this group to each pc's local administartors group. how can i automate this for all the computers in my domain?

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  • What are the requirements for an Active Directory Client? How can a client PC retrieve the GPO setting from Active Directory Server.

    What are the requirement for Active Directory Client. How an client PC retrieve the GPO setting from Active Directory Server. Can a Linux PC retrieve GPO setting from Active Directory Server? Can a Linux PC retrieve Network and Security setting from GPO? what are the steps when a when a windows...

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  • I have applied group policy to 150 users . how can I see whether it is applied or not?

    I have applied group policy to 150 users . How can I see whether it is applied or not?

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  • Blank password on server

    Hi Is it possible to set up a group of users to have no passwords and all other have passwords that they have to change every 90 days, I can only do it for all users and not sure how to do exclude a group in AD, with have only 1 domain controller with XP pro clients.

    Kiwihk60 pointsBadges:
  • How do I deny rights to outside users accessing our network?

    I’ve just recently started a new job in a company with an existing 2K3 AD setup. The company started small, and has grown rapidly. During the earlier stages, security and ACLs were fairly relaxed, with the default fairly “wide-open” browse access to drives, folders etc. for Domain Users left...

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  • Removing Pinball, Hearts, Minesweep etc from multiple workstations

    I have 200 plus Dell pc's hooked up to a network that I need to remove the microsoft games freecell, Minesweep etc. How can I do this without going to each machine and removing the games? Can I create a startup batch file to do this? Thanks.

    T-Bird 33215 pointsBadges:
  • How To Restict Messenger.exe

    Dear All, How we can use Software Restiction Policy in Group Policy Feature to restrict Some Software in the Network. For Example i want that only Network Administrator can use Net send command in the network to send message to other computer in the network and no other user use this command etc....

    Muhammad usman125 pointsBadges:
  • computer based and user based policy implemented together?

    computer based and user based policy implemented together? I am setting up a squid proxy server. To deploy it I want to setup computers such that I can have any user log into a particular workstation and have limited access but when he connects to another workstation(that does not have any group...

    Sheldon.sc140 pointsBadges:
  • GPO linked to site

    I have a question about gpo's I cannot find in my book. when a gpo is applied to a domain, it does NOT filter down to its child domains. it must be applied to the child domains also. my question is about gpo's applied to sites. does a gpo applied to a site filter down to all domains within the...

    Computertodd5 pointsBadges:
  • locked out admin – Group Policy Common Scenarios Using GPMC

    Hi. New to AD. Was looking for an easy way to implement group policy over a small LAN. Came across this (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=354b9f45-8aa6-4775-9208-c681a7043292&displaylang=en) from MS. Imported the policies fine and applied to test OUs. I wasn't able to see...

    ITMonkey7890 pointsBadges:
  • Vista Group Policy Problem

    I have a group policy that allows the user to enable or disable their lan connection. This policy works fine on an XP machine. On a Vista machine, if I try to disable the lan connection, I get UAC popup asking for the administrator username and password. I have turned off the UAC and it still tells...

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  • Group Policy Permissios

    I have a situation where I need to deny certain GPO's from being linked to OU's where delegation has been granted to Link GPO's I have tried many security settings on the GPO itself but I have no luck.

    Lanadmn5 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Enterprise Certificate Authority

    My company has an Enterprise Certification Authority running on a domain controller. The Enterprise CA was installed to deploy computer certificates to be used for authentication with a wireless system. In the Certification Authority snap-in, next to the "computer" certificate template in the...

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  • Applying a group policy security template with secedit

    Thanks to Darren Mar-Elia, I was able to figure out how to create a security template for my computer's group policy settings with the MMC. It's a pretty simple template, only three items: Unicode] Unicode=yes [Version] signature="$CHICAGO$" Revision=1 [System Access] EnableGuestAccount = 1...

    Astibich10 pointsBadges:
  • group policy automated setup

    My software requires the configuration of a certain group policy setting. This setting can be found within gpedit.msc at "Local Computer Policy\Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment", and is called "Deny access to this computer from the...

    Astibich10 pointsBadges:

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