[Last Call] Learn about multicloud storage options and how to improve your company's cloud strategy. Register Now

x
?
Solved

Group Policy Won't Apply

Posted on 2009-07-01
7
Medium Priority
?
668 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hello there,

So my problem is that I've been working with a few servers and I've done the same with all of them but there are 5 Servers that won't show the gpo I've added when I do "gpresult" so it seems like is not updating and getting the gpo even if I /force the servers to update. Is there any other way to make a server update and get the gpo's I've added?
Removed the Politics Zone from being cross-posted for this thread.
WaterStreet, July 4, 11:23PM EDT

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:Anonprime
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:slatronica
ID: 24756717
gpudpate?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Anonprime
ID: 24756800
I did that already, I did gpupdate then gpresult and is not showing up the gpo I've added.
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Mike Kline
ID: 24757583
Are you seeing any errors or warnings in your event logs?
Are those servers in a separate OU?   Are there other machines in their OU that are receiving the policies with no issues?
Another thing is to crank up logging and that may help figure out why this is happening.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/221833
 Thanks
Mike
0
Creating Active Directory Users from a Text File

If your organization has a need to mass-create AD user accounts, watch this video to see how its done without the need for scripting or other unnecessary complexities.

 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:amichaell
ID: 24759666
What does gpresult actually say?  Is the policy being filtered out?  Are these servers in an OU with Block Inheritance set?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Anonprime
ID: 24765277
The Policy is being filtered out in the USER SETTINGS cause it's empty which it shouldn't be a problem because is empty in all the other servers as well, on COMPUTER SETTINGS it under the "Applied Group Policy Objects", Event Viewer shows up that Policy has been applied successfully.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:amichaell
ID: 24765401
Do you have another policy that is applying effectively overwriting the settings?  
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Anonprime earned 0 total points
ID: 24773192
I got it... it was a WSUS gpo... and the machines had Automatics Updates services. disable....
0

Featured Post

Get free NFR key for Veeam Availability Suite 9.5

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (1 year, 2 sockets) to all certified IT Pros. The license allows for the non-production use of Veeam Availability Suite v9.5 in your home lab, without any feature limitations. It works for both VMware and Hyper-V environments

Question has a verified solution.

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

Recently, Microsoft released a best-practice guide for securing Active Directory. It's a whopping 300+ pages long. Those of us tasked with securing our company’s databases and systems would, ideally, have time to devote to learning the ins and outs…
In the absence of a fully-fledged GPO Management product like AGPM, the script in this article will provide you with a simple way to watch the domain (or a select OU) for GPOs changes and automatically take backups when policies are added, removed o…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …

650 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