Solved

Enforcing Corporate Email standard via GP

Posted on 2009-05-12
2
304 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi,

I'm looking for help on creating a group policy to implement a corporate email standard.

The infrastructure is active directory 2003 with outlook 2003.

What is required is to force and restrict the stationary used within email to standard colour (black) and standard font (Arial 10pt) and a blank white background when composing. There is also a signature standard which we would like to use.
0
Comment
Question by:SGWindowcare
2 Comments
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
Bembi earned 250 total points
ID: 24363120
Most settings can be set by adding the MS Office ADM templates to your group policy server. The most things you can set under tools-options can also be set via policies.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ba8bc720-edc2-479b-b115-5abb70b3f490&DisplayLang=en

0
 

Author Comment

by:SGWindowcare
ID: 24718799

Can you advise how to implement this adm change:

CATEGORY Signature
POLICY Disable signatures for new messages
KEYNAME Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\MailSettings
    PART Disable signatures for new messages CHECKBOX
                VALUENAME NewSignature
                VALUEON 
    END PART
    END POLICY
POLICY Disable signatures for replies and forwards
KEYNAME Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\MailSettings
    PART Disable signatures for replies and forwards CHECKBOX
                VALUENAME ReplySignature
                VALUEON 
    END PART
    END POLICY
POLICY Signature for new messages
KEYNAME Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\MailSettings
    PART Signature for new messages EDITTEXT
                VALUENAME NewSignature
               
    END PART
    END POLICY
POLICY Signature for replies and forwards
KEYNAME Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\MailSettings
    PART Signature for replies and forwards EDITTEXT
                VALUENAME ReplySignature     END PART
    END POLICY
END CATEGORY
END CATEGORY

 as when i have tried to do it i keep getting an error advising:

Administrative Templates

The following error occured in c:\windows\system32\grouppolicy\adm\outlk11.adm on line 1218: Error 51 Unexpected keyword

Found: Category
Expected Keyname, Valuename, Default, Required, Maxlen, Oemconvert, soft, end, expandabletext, clientext

The file can not be loaded.

I have already double checked this with colleagues to ensure we are inputting the details correctly and everything is there as above. Any guidence on this would be much appreciated.
   
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

What does UTC stand for?  “Coordinated Universal Time” – Think of this as the true time on Planet Earth that never changes with the exception of minor leap seconds here and there to account for the changes in the planet's rotation.   What does th…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of configuring their Windows Server 2012 domain controller to synchronize its time with a trusted, external resource. Use Google, Bing, or other preferred search engine to locate trusted NTP …

861 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question