?
Solved

Domain and forest functional levels windwos server 2008 R2

Posted on 2014-10-09
3
Medium Priority
?
401 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-09
Hi,
Running windows server 2008 R2 domain with Domain and forest functional levels at 'server 2008 R2'.  My clients run windows 8.1 .  In my group policy I do not find the EdgeUI under computer settings, admin templates, windows components, EdgeUI.... so that I can disable this helpsticker in my windows 8.1 clients.  Is it because I am running domain and functional levels at 'server 2008 R2'?
Do I need to introduce a server 2012 Datacenter as Domain controller for this?
Need help with these questions.
0
Comment
Question by:amanzoor
3 Comments
 
LVL 36

Accepted Solution

by:
Seth Simmons earned 1200 total points
ID: 40370854
should be there if you have a 2012 domain controller though raising the functional level is not necessary
the GPO settings are based on what the client supports; 2008 obviously doesn't know of windows 8/2012 new features
and the domain controller doesn't have to be datacenter; you can use standard
0
 
LVL 60

Assisted Solution

by:Cliff Galiher
Cliff Galiher earned 800 total points
ID: 40370932
The administrative templates in group policy are not dependent on the version of the DC you are running, nor the functional levels. They are, as the name implies, template files. Older DCs won't have the newest templates, but that is simply a matter of copying the template files from the newer OS over to the machine that you are running GPMC on *or* into the central store if you set up that feature. A central store is not set up by default. So you'd need to know if someone did that to determine where to copy the updated templates.
0
 
LVL 5

Author Closing Comment

by:amanzoor
ID: 40371144
Thanks appreciate your help.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to deal with a specific error when using the Enable-RemoteMailbox cmdlet to create a mailbox in the cloud-based service, for an existing user in an on-premises Active Directory.
The article explains the process to deploy a Self-Service password reset portal I developed a few years ago. Hopefully, it will prove useful to someone.  Any comments, bug reports etc. are welcome...
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Sometimes it takes a new vantage point, apart from our everyday security practices, to truly see our Active Directory (AD) vulnerabilities. We get used to implementing the same techniques and checking the same areas for a breach. This pattern can re…

571 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question