Instructions on creating Server 2016 group policy to add URLs to Trusted sites

Please provide me with step-by-step instructions on how to add the following URL addresses to the Security Zone:Trusted sites list on all computers using group policy within a Server 2016 AD network.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com
https://go.surveymonkey.com
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1. Ensure you have the latest administrative templates on the Domain Controller.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53430

2. Open Group Policy Management Console

3. Right-Click on Group Policy Objects, Select "New"

4. Give the policy a sensible name (such as "Add Trusted Sites")

5. Within the group policy navigate down to:-

User Configuration
Preferences
Windows Settings
Registry

6. Right-Click and "Create a registry collection"

7. Give it a name such as "Add sites to specific Internet Zones"

8. Navigate into that.

9. Right-Click New, Registry Item and create the following keys:-

Action: Update
Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\gallery.mailchimp.com
Value Name: *
Type: REG_DWORD
Value Data: 00000002
Base: Hexadecimal

10. Click on 'OK'

11. Right-Click New, Registry Item and create the following keys:-

Action: Update
Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\go.surveymonkey.com
Value Name: *
Type: REG_DWORD
Value Data: 00000002
Base: Hexadecimal"

12. Click on "OK"

13. Close the policy you have created.

14. Find the policy in Group Policy Objects

15. Select it and on the right-hand pane select "Scope" add and Security Filtering (who it should apply against) and WMI Filtering (which OS's it should apply against)

16. Right-click on the policy in Group Policy Objects and select "Copy"

17. Navigate to the correct OU and right-click on it and select "Paste" (it is a user level change, so should be applied against user objects)

18. It will ask you if you want to link the policy.  Click on "OK".

19. Test the policy!

20. Let us know how you get on.
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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
So far this seems to be working properly.

We are in the process of testing this.

Thank you for your help.
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