troubleshooting Question

Updating Group Policy over a PPTP VPN

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I've got quite a few users (all Windows 10 Pro) that work 100% remotely out of their homes.  I need to push out some GP updates, but for some of the users, when I connect with the VPN and do a gpupdate /force, I'm getting the following error message.

Computer policy could not be updates successfully.  The following errors were encountered:

The processing of a Group Policy failed because of lack of network connectivity to a domain controller.  This may be a transient condition.  A success message would be generated once the machine gets connected to the domain controller and Group Policy has successfully processed.  If you do not see a success message for several hours, then contact your administrator.  

I've added the IP address of the domain controller (Server 2008 R2) the the DNS of the VPN connection.  The computers that are experiencing this problem all are able to ping the domain controller and browse to it.  

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks very much.
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