GPOs not applying in existing OUs
Posted on 2013-05-23
I am new to the company and am in the process of cleaning up the GPOs in the domain. The company is made up of roughly 5 domain controllers spread throughout the US, with headquarters in the south. I have full control of the north east US branch of the OU structure.
My problem is that new GPOs will not take effect on existing OUs whether the GPOs are linked directly or through inheritance. Any new OUs I have made seem to work fine. When I look under the Group Policy Inheritance tab in Group Policy Management, everything appears to be displayed properly. Although, when I run GPRESULT /R on a user in the affected OU, the policy is not mentioned under Applied Group Policy Settings or the filtered ones. Any ideas?
I have tried GPUPDATE /FORCE many times and let the policy sit overnight to ensure it wasn't a replication issue.