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gpupdate /force on a mac, macos Sierra

Dave Nimai
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Hello - does anyone know how to perform gpupdate /force on a mac?  I ask because we pushed out a password policy that has just recently been modified and we'd like to ensure that it is updated on our macs.
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Irwin W.There are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.
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There is no gpo enforcement on Macs that can be applied per se.

That being said, the AD LDAP integration if you joined your Macs to the domain using the Directory Utility, should automatically enforce your password policy at next logon, when the Macs are connected on your local network.

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I understand.  After updating our password policy, we're noticing that the policy isnt updating on the mac end.  Is there any way to update the settings that are cached on the mac?
Irwin W.There are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.
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See this document from Apple, more specifically, page 4.  http://training.apple.com/pdf/Best_Practices_for_Integrating_OS_X_with_Active_Directory.pdf

This should be following the policy you have set in AD.  Can you try removing a computer and re-adding it to the domain to see if it resolves your issue?
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