internet explorer trusted sites on domain computers with LOCAL LOGIN

Hi,
Unusual request that i need an answer to.

One of our sites has a few computers that allow local logins, not domain logins. The computers are still on the 2008 domain.
What they want to do is to be able to push internet trusted sites down to the machine but still allow domain users to change the settings when logged in to the domain.
Is there a way with group policies to push JUST trusted sites to a machine, not to individual users, and affect no other IE setting or restrict changes?
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TheMakCommented:
Computer Config --> Admin templates -->Windows components --> internet explorer --> internet control panel  --> security page  --> site to zone assignment list and add the sites. This group policy will apply to the computer configuration not to an individual users.
 
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadAuthor Commented:
OK, If i manually add a site, before the ploicy is enabled, it allows me to enter *.domain.com as a valid secure zone site. If I try to set *.domain.com in zone 2 via GPO i get a policy error when applying stating that a parameter is incorrect. If i change that to just domain.com then the policy applies but doesnt treat blogs.domain.com as being secure.
Make sense?
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TheMakCommented:
If I try to set *.domain.com in zone 2 ...Zone 2?
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadAuthor Commented:
yes in zone 2 (Trusted sites)  Have you ever done this in group policies yourself?
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TheMakCommented:
There are only two things when you double click "site to zone assignment list "
1) Enter the name of the item to be added= you can enter anything here, just for identification
2) Enter the value of the item to be added= here is the real web site name you need to enter..
I don't see Zone 2...
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadAuthor Commented:
Hello? Site to Zone Assignment....
Please read before commenting

This policy setting allows you to manage a list of sites that you want to associate with a particular security zone. These zone numbers have associated security settings that apply to all of the sites in the zone.
Internet Explorer has 4 security zones, numbered 1-4, and these are used by this policy setting to associate sites to zones. They are: (1) Intranet zone, (2) Trusted Sites zone, (3) Internet zone, and (4) Restricted Sites zone. Security settings can be set for each of these zones through other policy settings, and their default settings are: Trusted Sites zone (Low template), Intranet zone (Medium-Low template), Internet zone (Medium template), and Restricted Sites zone (High template). (The Local Machine zone and its locked down equivalent have special security settings that protect your local computer.)
If you enable this policy setting, you can enter a list of sites and their related zone numbers. The association of a site with a zone will ensure that the security settings for the specified zone are applied to the site.  For each entry that you add to the list, enter the following information:
Valuename – A host for an intranet site, or a fully qualified domain name for other sites. The valuename may also include a specific protocol. For example, if you enter http://www.contoso.com as the valuename, other protocols are not affected. If you enter just www.contoso.com, then all protocols are affected for that site, including http, https, ftp, and so on. The site may also be expressed as an IP address (e.g., 127.0.0.1) or range (e.g., 127.0.0.1-10). To avoid creating conflicting policies, do not include additional characters after the domain such as trailing slashes or URL path. For example, policy settings for www.contoso.com and www.contoso.com/mail would be treated as the same policy setting by Internet Explorer, and would therefore be in conflict.
Value - A number indicating the zone with which this site should be associated for security settings. The Internet Explorer zones described above are 1-4.
If you disable this policy setting, any such list is deleted and no site-to-zone assignments are permitted.
If this policy is not configured, users may choose their own site-to-zone assignments.
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TheMakCommented:
Sorry for the wrong guidence... anyhow after you pointed me with the explanation I did some testing on Windows 2008 enterprise server but could not see any problem in adding and no error while applying.
I will try to test some more and update you. Meanwhile Please have a look to below links related to your work,
 site to zone assignment list  

http://blogcastrepository.com/blogs/mattbro/archive/2006/09/07/2183.aspx 

How To Configure Trusted Sites In Internet Explorer For A Group Policy

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/configure-trusted-sites-internet-explorer-group-policy/ 

Internet Explorer Policy Settings

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb457144.aspx 
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