Add a website to Intranet Zone vie Group Policy

I would like to add a specific website to user's IE Intranet Zones.  I'd like to do this through group policy, and I'd like for my changes to not affect existing entries in this zone or keep users from adding additional entries to the zone.  From what I read, this is accomplished through pushing out a registry change via group policy.  However, I have IE versions ranging from 6 to 8, so I'm not sure if they all will use the same registry setting.  In addition, if I go on a workstation and add my site to the Intranet Sites, then search for it in registry editor (to find out what key/vlaue was changed so I can export it) I don't find it.

Any suggestions as to what I'm missing or is there a better wa to do this?
jpletcher1Asked:
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merowingerCommented:
please try the following:
Admin Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Page
Site to Zone Assignment List
and add your site with a value of 1 (intranet)
SaakarSenior Technical ConsultantCommented:
Check Microsoft KB under Administrator's section you have a solution for our problem
Intranet site is identified as an Internet site when you use an FQDN or an IP address
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303650
Hope this helps!!
 
jpletcher1Author Commented:
merowinger - I had tried that yesterday, but when I set this it locks several things down with it and doesn't allow anyone to add to the intranet sites list anymore.  I just wanted to add a site to whatever was there, if anything, and still leave it open so users can add to it if necessary.

I will check out the above article and see if it is what I'm looking for.
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mcsweenSr. Network AdministratorCommented:
GPO -

User Config\Windows Settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\Security\Security Zones and Content Ratings

Under Security Zones and Privacy click "Import the current seecruity zones and privacy settings"
Click Modify
Under Security Tab, select The zone you want, click Sites, and add your sites.

Remember to link this GPO to the OU with your users in it.

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jpletcher1Author Commented:
mcsween - does this just add the site I list or will the policy also lock down settings so users can't add to it?
mcsweenSr. Network AdministratorCommented:
just adds the site; will not lock down the zone.  Users may be able to remove the site you add but it will just get added back on the next Group Policy refresh.
jpletcher1Author Commented:
Ok, I think that's what I need...  once I apply the policy will it remove anything currently in the site list or just add to it?  I assume if users can still add to it then the policy must not delete them or they'd have to add to it continually.
jpletcher1Author Commented:
I tested it out and it works.  It leaves what's in there and just adds on.  Good deal, thanks!
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