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Registry String Values keep reverting to 1 on Windows Server 2003

Posted on 2008-06-25
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I currently scan documents through my Toshiba E Studio 350 photocopier.The scanned file automatically is saved onto a shared network drive on Windows Server 2003 platform.

The problem i have is with the following 2 Windows Server 2003 registry key strings:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters\enablesecuritysignature]              And
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters\requiresecuritysignature]  

I have to manually change the value in each of the 2 above strings to 0. For some reason these values reset themselves to 1 every day, which means i have to manually change them every day, as a result we cant save onto shared network drive unil the value is set to 0.

Can someone please assist me with this problem, is there a way to permanently set the values to 0??

Thanks in Advance
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These two settings are set by the domain controller GPO.  By default, Win2k3 has these two set to enabled, so every time group policy refreshes, they're changed back.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887429

Policy locations for SMB signing
Note The following Group Policy settings are located in the "Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options" Group Policy Object Editor path.
Windows Server 2003 - default domain controllers Group Policy
Workstation/Client
Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communications (always) Policy Setting: not defined
Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communications (if server agrees) Policy Setting: not defined Effective Setting: enabled (because of local policy)

Server
Microsoft network server: Digitally sign communications (always) Policy Setting: enabled
Microsoft network server: Digitally sign communications (if client agrees) Policy Setting: enabled
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I tried the above but i aml finding that the values are still reverting to 1. Any suggestions?
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