Using 2000 server Group Policy with Windows XP

Posted on 2006-04-17
Last Modified: 2010-03-19
Hi Everyone,

We have a mixed 2000/xp network. Our Server is running Windows 2000 server, the client machines are using 2000 & XP.

I created a group policy (using both Computer and User configuration), which should be applied to a department (sales). A sales OU is created and the Computer and Users objects are moved to the OU. The policy is then applied to the sales OU.

The policy works well with users running windows 2000, but the policy does not work with users running XP.

A few things I've tried with XP machines:
-Diabled the XP firewall
-Initiated gpupdate /force
-ran gpresult
--->some machines are using the default domain policy; some are using both domain and sales policy

I'm hoping that someone ran into a similar situation

Question by:lind4ever
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    This could be an issue.
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    Expert Comment

    If this is not the issue, please post any errors in your event logs from the XP machines.


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    Assisted Solution

    check this article :

    you can confirm if this apply by check the event viewer
    for event id 1030 and 1101

    Author Comment

    Thanks for the tip Mad_Jasper and haim96. I'll try suggestions and get back to you tomorrow.

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