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screensaver settings with GPO

Posted on 2012-03-12
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I have to apply settingsfor 5 min screensaver  to all users in my domain except for several users and 2 computers.
Could you advice me how to do it.
I already have a GPO on domain level which applies to all users.
How to make an exception for this several users and computers.
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the 2 users make a own organisational unit in your ad and dont add this gpo (with 5 min) to this users. you can configure extra gpo`s for this users...
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Sanjay Santoki earned 250 total points
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Hello,

You can simply set deny permissions on that GPO to those users.

BTW: what is the OS of domain controller?

Regards,
Sanjay Santoki
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windows 2003R2
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You tested my solution ?
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screensaver settings are in default domain policy. Can I deny execution default domain policy for this users.
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no, only configure this settings you prefer. or make a additional new policy and deploy to this users.
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