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Group Policies

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Notes from the field: Explorer.exe – System Warning dialog with “Unknown Hard Error” message

When delivering an infrastructure projects, one of the tasks is to implement Server Hardening┬ávia Group Policy it could be less or more restricted depending on the security guide lines. Problem: This past week we had a desktop lock-down scenario where after joining a server to the domain we see this window pop-up “explorer.exe – System … Continue reading

Notes from the Field: GPO vs Local Policies

Problem: An engineer was claiming that a certain audit policy was not applying to his servers. Findings: The engineer was refering to the Local Group Policy Editor (GPEdit) Resolution: When checking computer GPO settings always perform a Group Policy Results command. How to: Launch CMD gpresult /h C:\temp\result.html /scope computer As you may know Local … Continue reading