Solved

Question on how to use Loopback in Group Policy

Posted on 2011-03-16
2
509 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I want to turn off the password protect for screen savers for a group of Term Services users, so if they have the window minimized for a while, it won't require them to put their passwords back in.  Now I found the GPO to do this, but I don't want it applied when they logon to their local PC's.  After doing a little research, it appears this is possible with the use of the User Group Policy loopback processing mode policy.  I'm just not 100% clear on how you do this.  If the term server is in it's own OU, do I set the Loopback policy on that OU, and then apply the user screen saver policy on that OU as well?
0
Comment
Question by:Go-GBS
2 Comments
 
LVL 21

Assisted Solution

by:snusgubben
snusgubben earned 250 total points
ID: 35149503
That's the way to do it. You have to decide if you want to use Replace or Merge mode.

With merge it will merge the user configuration set in the loopback GPO with the user configuration from other GPOs. If you choose Replace only user configuration set in the loopback GPO will apply.
0
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
Adam Brown earned 250 total points
ID: 35149531
The loopback policy needs to be set in the GPO that you set the setting in. It will only apply to that GPO. So you would create a GPO with the setting you want, enable the loopback policy processing setting, and link it to the OU with the terminal servers in it.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …

816 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now