gpo query

Hello Team,



I completed all testing to push a GPO and link to a test OU. The GPO works well, now, I would like to apply this policy to all users in my domain. My environment is, a single domain in a single forest, multiple sites, multiple DCs, Windows 2008 R2 forest and domain fuctional level.



My concern is that in the past I linked a gpo to a domain, and some users did not pick up the policy. what is most effective to apply the new GPO, link to a domain or by site and apply to all sites? By the way this is a user GPO, see links below for more information



Any way to prevent issues?



see below steps applied for my gpo testing



For more detailed information about how to add shortcuts on desktop using Group Policy, please refer to the following article:

Adding shortcuts on desktop using Group Policy Preferences

https://partnersupport.microsoft.com/en-us/mpndataplat/forum/mpncatwinsvr-mpnws2012/gpo-to-push-icon-containing-a-short-cut-to-an-url/f3b1d14d-37dd-4331-b1fd-0488644f14f4

 Configure a Shortcut Item

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753580.aspx
Jerry SeinfieldAsked:
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
The best way to apply GPO's is directly to the OU. The OU is the last place where the policy will be applied so if there are any issues with Group Policy Processing OU will win. Apply the GPO to All of the Top Level OU's where you have your users.

Will.

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