Resetting the Default Domain Group Policy

Hi guys, hope you are all well and can assist.

In our 2003 AD environment, the default domain policy has been modified.
What we would like to know is the following:

1) How we can take all modified settings in this policy, and place in a new group policy
2) Reset the default domain policy back to its defaults, that is, as if the domain had just been created.

Any help greatly appreciated.
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Simon336697Asked:
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NavdeepConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

You can use a reference domain controller on windows server 2003 and compare the default domain policy with it. You can setup a test dc in lab using free visualization products

Then you can create a new policy based on the changes that you record.

To reset the default domain policy you can use dcgpofix /target:domain command at command prompt
Run gpupate /force afterwards

http://www.windowsitpro.com/Articles/ArticleID/41878/41878.html

Hope this helps,

Regards,
Navdeep [v-2nas]
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Simon336697Author Commented:
Thanks so much Navdeep.
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