How to change the internet security settings in server 2008 R2

Posted on 2010-08-29
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I am trying to change the security settings from high  to a less secure so I can run qb 2009 remotely on the server.  I cannot make changes in the security settings because all  the buttons are grayed when I log onto the server remotely with the user that needs to run Quick Books remotely
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slushm earned 800 total points
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go to server manager, scroll down until you see configure IE ESC make sure both settings are off
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you may also need to check your group policy - if you have GPO settings applied, some buttons will be greyed out

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I set both settings to off still does not work for user when he logs in.  How do you change the GPO settings
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greenasp earned 400 total points
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Disable IE Enhanced Security
1.Right click on Computer, and then select Manage.
2.Select Server Manager in the left hand tree.
3.On the right-hand side scroll down to the Security Information section then click on “Configure IE ESC”
4.Ensure that both Administrative and Users are off.

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SYSKING earned 400 total points
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In Administor crdentials, try the following..

•First, open the Server Manager by going to Start > Server Manager
•In the Server Manager browse to the Security Information section and click Configure IE ESC. In the figure below, IE ESC is located in the very lower right-hand corner of the window
•In the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration window decide for whom you want IE ESC enabled or disabled and click OK

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slushm earned 800 total points
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also, go to start > run and type rsop.msc and see what gpo settings your server is getting.  do you control the gpo's that are pushed out to your domain?

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solution found

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