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Disable removable devices for a limited number of users in SBS 2011

Posted on 2012-12-28
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I have created a group policy object to disable removable media.  I want to apply this policy to all users on the SBS 2011 box except for a couple of users.  What's the best way to do that without breaking the SBS Console?
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Question by:tgustaf
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by:upalakshitha
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so apply it to all users & add deny users individualy you want to except

what did you mean ?  "without breaking the SBS Consol "
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by:Jernej Navotnik
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Hey!

Sorry for my bad English.

My approach would be:
- create a new security group in SBS console (but you can create one manually also, it won't break the console)
- add the users you wish to the group
- and would assign the GPO to that group only

And that is it.

Best regards, Jernej
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Donald Stewart earned 500 total points
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Look over

http://4sysops.com/archives/how-to-disable-usb-drive-use-in-an-active-directory-domain/


NOTE: If you prefer to set these restrictions on a per-user basis instead of computer-wide, then use the Group Policy path \User Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\System\Removable Storage Access.
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