Could anyone tell me if a server a server is a member of AD, does the GPOs get pushed from the DC or does the server actually poll the DC ?
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Once the server is joined to domain. Server polls the DC to get the policies from the DC.
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Any client Member Server or workstation will poll the DC for updates every 90 minutes which is staggered to reduce latency between 0- 30 minutes.

This goes for both Computer and User policies.

When a machine is added to the domain initally it will request the policies immediately. Same goes for computer reboots and user logins. A side from that it is polled every 90 minutes staggered. See the below link for additonal info.


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CaussyRAuthor Commented:
Thank you both.
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