Group Policy Question

Posted on 2011-03-07
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Dear Experts,

I was wondering what happens when there is a conflication in Group Policy, where if a computer belongs to an OU that has a policy assigned to it saying "screensaver starts after 5 minutes", and then a user that is in a different OU logs onto that computer where the user's policy states "screensaver starts after 10 minutes", who wins?

And Am I right in thinking, that when designing group policies, you wouldn't make policies that would overlap?


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Navdeep earned 375 total points
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Out of user and computer, Computer policy always win.

When Group policies are defined, they are defined in such a way that they won't conflict. In case their is conflict and they want a specific policy to get apply no matter what they consultants may use loopback policy.

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