Active Directory - Group Policy Question
Posted on 2011-02-11
1. Are local group policies applied differently than domain group policies in terms of which one takes precedence? It is my understanding that the most specific GPO is takes precedence is that true for both local and domain?
2. Reading the 70-622 book it states that if I had a domain structure like the one below
OU: Accounting, Finance Human Resouces, IT etc
IT OU split into Desktops, Laptops, and Server OUs each with their own GPO
The order of precedence would be the in the following order
Default Domain Policy
IT Desktop GPO
Wouldn't the Local GPO be first then followed by the IT-Desktop GPOs, IT and finally Default Domain Policy...I thought it went most specific to most general.
A bit confused because on page 107 it says Settings in lower-level GPOs override settings in higher GPOs but then they say domain GPOs override lower GPOs in the very next sentence.
I am hoping someone out there has a simple way to think of this. THanks