Problem getting my head around using Loopback processing in Group Policy
Posted on 2006-10-20
We have a Group Policy that applies a screensaver Some PCs need to be excluded from having the policy applied (PCs used for presentations etc)
As the screensaver settings are in the User part of the policy I understand the Loopback Processing is the way to go but I'm not sure what steps I have to do to get it working. All of the information I have found about Loopback Processing seems to say how to turn it on but not the other steps!
The screensaver policy is currently applied at Domain level. All our computers are currently in the default Computers container (i.e. not in an OU) I am willing to move the affected PCs to a seperate OU if necessary but would prefer not to if possibly as we are in the process of planning our OU structure and these PCs may need to be in other OUs (arranged by department for example)
So, step by step, what do I need to do?