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Not able to edit Group Policy Object in Server 2008 with error "Access Denied" using Domain Admin Account.

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Hi,

i am not able to edit Default domain Controller Policy getting error ("Access Denied" failed to open group policy object the system cannot find the path specified.

some of policy i am able to Edit but two policies i am not able to edit one of them is domain controller policy.

please help me i tried to search on Internet but i did not get any help or article for Windows Server 2008. i tried to apply the solution which was applicable for 2003 server but was unsuccessful link is below here:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294257

i have full access on SYSVOl.


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Proval
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by:Joseph Moody
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Log onto a server as the domain Administrator.

Open up GPMC and go to Group Policy Objects. Then left click on your GPO giving the accessed denied message. Click on delegation and remove all security groups. Then add back Domain admins (giving full control).

If this works, you can then add back the security groups/users needing read/apply GPO
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by:motnahp00
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Do you have appropriate permissions under the delegation tab for your applicable GPO?
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by:Anuroopsundd
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try to disable antivirus or any other local security application and try again...
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by:Darius Ghassem
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The GPO could be corrupt as well.
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by:motnahp00
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Good point dariusg.

Run GPOTOOL to verify none of your GPOs are corrupted.
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by:ProVal
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Hi All,

Thanks for Help.

but i did not get solution. i removed all delegation Security groups from the Group policy Object which having Issue but still same error.

also i run the GPOTOOL and all object showing ok. i have attached the result.

also if anyone can please let me know how can i recreate Default Domain Controllers policy as i am not able to edit the same.

one more thing i wanted to add the DC has SQL Server 2008R2 running.

Thanks
Proval
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by:ProVal
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Hi All,

Thanks for Help.

but i did not get solution. i removed all delegation Security groups from the Group policy Object which having Issue but still same error.

also i run the GPOTOOL and all object showing ok. i have attached the result.

also if anyone can please let me know how can i recreate Default Domain Controllers policy as i am not able to edit the same.

one more thing i wanted to add the DC has SQL Server 2008R2 running.

Thanks
Proval
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by:Darius Ghassem
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DO NOT add AD Services to a SQL Server
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HI All,

Thanks for your Support.

it seems Object was corrupt.
i have restored Group Policy from Old SSD backup and now its working fine..

Regards
Proval
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by:ProVal
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As GPO was corrupt restored from old SSD backup now working fine.
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