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Is it possible to tell what machines group policy is affecting ?
Can i run a report anywhere that will tell me a ceratin policy for example is afecting all these machines?
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by:Joseph Moody
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Click the scope tab on the group policy object. It will show you the OU linked and the security filtering it is scoped down to. Pay attention to the wmi filter as well.
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you see i have a group policy in effect on the domain and i just wanted a list of what devices it was affecting.

i thought maybe there was a report i could have ran
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by:Joseph Moody
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Just look in the scope tab! It tells you what machines it applys to!
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the scope tab tells me what machines the GP is targeting!
what i want to kmow is exactlly waht machines the policy is affecting ie actual machines it has implemented the policy on.
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But that is the machines it is actually affecting. I must be misunderstanding something.

Are you have replication or processing issues?
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sorry maybe im not expliaing myself correctly - i have a policy in place for customising my desktops i just want to be sure the policy is getting delviered to all the machines in question.
I thought there was something i could run thats says "on last logon this policy successfully applied to the following pc's" and another that say "and didnt apply to the following pc's"

you know something like that

maybe this can tbe done not sure
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What is the client OS?
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mostly XP
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Joseph Moody earned 500 total points
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I don't know of a way to do it with XP. With vista or above, you can create event forwarders that would collect group policy sucessses (or errors) into a central view.
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