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Restricting User Rights Assigning in Default Domain Controller Policy

I am currently reviewing my work's default domain controller policy GPO against the MS Security Compliance Manager, and one of the things I have found is that there are many things that have user ...
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620 views

Why gpupdate fails?

So I have a Windows Active Directory Domain with two domain controllers, DC1 and DC2, both running Windows Server 2008 R2. DC1 is the primary DC holding all FSMO roles. It was functioning all right as ...
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157 views

BGInfo and WMI Filter

I have applied a Logon script via GPO to run BGInfo. As I understand it, as I am setting a User Configuration the GPO must be applied to a User OU. We have an OU called SERVERS which is the only OU we ...
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70 views

Configuring the GPO: Computer and User Configuration [closed]

What is the difference between the two configuration? When to use or configure these configuration in a AD Domain? Does the individual affect each other? What is the best practice when configuring ...
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1answer
512 views

Setting a password hint on administrator account in Windows Server 2008 R2

I've tried to change a password on administrator account using Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts\Change Your Password but can't set a password hint. When I clicked What is a password ...
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82 views

Adding second Windows Server to domain

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server (Server A) running as a domain controller with Active Directory, Group Policy, and DNS services. I set up a second Windows Server 2008 R2 server (Server B), ...
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55 views

Group Policy Update Confirmation

Server OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Standard ( Domain Controller ) Client OS - Window XP & Window 7 ( Desktop & Laptop ) I have implemented some Group Policy including Group Policy Preference ...
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1answer
292 views

Group Policy Default Policy is applied from a DC that no longer exists

I have been trying to get the company I am currently working for up to snuff on thier active directory implementation, unfortunately I have hit a bit of a snag. I was modifying their default domain ...
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231 views

Group Policy Result summary says DC is member of “BUILTIN\Administrators”

Whenever I run the Group Policy Result wizard and select a Domain Controller as the target computer, the summary shows BUILTIN\Administrators in the list of "Security Group Membership when Group ...
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233 views

Block Domain User login

I have created a Domain User id ( for example - Auser ). I have integrated my LDAP login with Firewall. I use this user to login in to firewall only. So, I want to block all the login for this User ...
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3answers
906 views

How do I make on Domain Controller be used more to logon than another Domain controller on the same network?

I am currently working in an environment where there are 2 DC's running and another DC that is a backup but is currently running as well so that if the other 2 fail, the backup has everything needed ...
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1answer
97 views

gpsvc consuming ldap ports?

I have an odd issue with my Group Policy service on one of my domain controllers. For some reason the gpsvc service within one of my svchosts is consuming a huge number of ports. The destination ...
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processing of Group Policy failed only on 2008 Servers and Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

Spent last 3 months doing a upgrade from 2003 domain to a 2008R2 domain. our last DC was rebuilt (5 total) and brought up on line. After it was put on line we have some 2008 and 2008R2 servers (10 ...
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1answer
781 views

How to return to Default settings of NTP/Time server on domain with GP

This is an Edit - according to the comments, I may have not been understood/ Facts: I have a Windows 2003 Domain PDC Emulator is enabled and working correctly on my DC I have a GPO that is NOT ...
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1answer
920 views

Syncing Domain Controller Clocks

It appears some computers in our computer lab have clocks running about 3-4 minutes fast. As of right now, when we join a computer to the domain, it sets the clock based on our server's Domain ...
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GPO Printer Deployment Ordering greyed out

I have two Windows 2008 Data Centre Domain Controllers, which are used for a single domain. I applied a GPO for an OU. Rules are definitely working. Printer deployment rules are set in "User ...
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70 views

Windows Policies and “Look in Box” on Windows 7

I am troubleshooting a computer that is running Windows 7 within a domain. The "look in" box on save and open dialogs is missing all but one entry. I'm guessing that someone flipped on a policy ...
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1answer
843 views

Parent Domain Admins for Child Domain Clients

I have a situation where we have a parent/child domain. We have a universal group called Enterprise Admins with the PARENT\Domain Admin in this group. Under the Child domain account ...
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1answer
1k views

Replication of domain controllers - JRNL_WRAP_ERROR - EventID: 13568

I noticed a problem when setting up GPOs that some settings were copied to the local computer's registry, while some didn't. Although they are in the very same GPO. So I checked the EventViewer and ...
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1answer
199 views

Deploying Printer with GPO W2K3R2 - isn't working

I am trying to deploy a network printer from my DC to my users. This is what I have done so far: Created a GPO: Named: Deploy printer login script has: pushprinterconnections.exe I have linked that ...
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1answer
686 views

Samba Domain Controller with Group Policy on Debian

What version of Samba do I need to be able to implement as a Domain Controller with the ability to support Group Policies for Windows 7 clients on Debian Squeeze? If I could install as a .deb it ...
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2answers
3k views

Unable to create a Group Policy in Windows Server 2003 to install software

This is my first attempt at creating a Group Policy to install a software product for computers on our domain. When I attempt to add a package I receive the following error: Add operation failed. ...
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Firewall define program exceptions Group Policy not applying

I updated my domain's default policy to add exceptions to the Windows Firewall, under Administrative Templates < Network < Network Connection < Windows Firewall < Domain Profile I ...