Group Policy Issues - No mapping between account names and security id’s was done.

What I was hoping to do is to create a group policy to block users from accessing the connections tab of internet explorer. At the moment, we have a proxy enabled but users disable this in connection settings to access internet.

The steps I have taken to create this is:

1)      I’ve created a group called ‘blockusersinternet’. It is a global security group and contains the users I require to block internet access to.
2)      Next, I opened the GPMC. Right clicked on group ‘blockinternetaccess’ and created and link a gpo.
3)      In this group, I removed ‘Authenticated users’ and added the ‘blockusersinternet’ group.
4)      After this, I edited the gpo to disable the connections page in internet explorer.
5)      I ran gpupdate /force on the server.
6)      I’ve checked this on a machine as the user I hoped to block, but they still have access to connections page in internet explorer. I’ve done log off, restarts etc.
7)      I’ve ran a group policy modelling wizard, but while it lists the user as a member of the ‘blockusersinternet’ group, it doesn’t list the gpo to block internet access in either applied or denied gpo’s.
8)      At the moment, there is only a default group policy that applies to all users. This appears to work.
9)      I’ve tried creating a similar policy at another location and here it worked.

I’ve had a look at the event viewer and am getting the following message:

Security policies where propagated with warning 0x534. No mapping between account names and security id’s was done.

The particular group that I’m applying this to has only a single user. It was added with the ‘check names’ functionality so should be correct. User can log in and access domain.
collie3Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

leegclystvaleCommented:
Have you seen this? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890737
and a similar problem here? http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_2003_Active_Directory/Q_23435006.html
and here? http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22807637.html
They seem to have the 534 error and relates to a user.
Have you tried creating a new user and replicate the persons account on the new user and see if it does what it should do on a new user account?
That's what I'd do first.
~cheers
0
collie3Author Commented:
Solved this. What I was doing was linking this to a Group. When I linked it to the domain, the policy was applied.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Active Directory

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.