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Computer GPO Settings Apply to Some Users Security Filtering

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi, i have a group of terminal servers. Users connect to these terminal servers and need to have a terminal services profile. I want to setup the profile location in the GPO under comptuer settings. I do not want to do this in the ADUC properties as there are mulitiple groups of Terminal Servers. I am gradually making some changes on a per user basis so i want this GPO to apply to only some users. So here is the issue:

I have a GPO with proper TS Profile settings applied to the OU. I removed the default Authenticated users and added a single user test_account that the GPO would only apply to.

It does not apply the setting. When running the GPO results wizard it shows the GPO as "incaccessible." Now, if i add the actual computer to Security Filtering then the GPO WILL apply but it applies to ALL users even though i only have the computer and the one user in Security Filtering. I immediately disabled this because this is not he desired effect.

So the question is, can i create a GPO with Computer config settings that will only apply to some users.

I have thought about doing loop back processing merge and apply teh GPO to the user but that would not work as it would apply to all computers being logged in and i only wnat it to apply to a group of Terminal Servers.

Any help is appreciated.
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