[gptalk] Re: Admin Policies?

  • From: "Darren Mar-Elia" <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 13:16:57 -0700

That looks like a TS-specific message. I'm not a big TS expert but I know
that TS has to be in a certain mode to allow app installation. Don't know if
this helps but check it out:

 

http://windowsitpro.com/article/articleid/15020/how-do-i-install-application
s-for-use-with-terminal-server.html

 

 

 

From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Savanah Garrison
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 1:04 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Admin Policies?

 

Well, that look like it was definitely part of the problem.  I set
everything under Windows Installer back to "Not Configured".  Now I'm
getting this error:

 



 

As I mentioned. I am the network administrator.

 

From: Darren Mar-Elia [mailto:darren@xxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 2:10 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Admin Policies?

 

Savanah-

My guess is that you have a per-COMPUTER policy that is preventing installs.
What Admin. Template policies are being set on that TS box on a per-computer
basis? Given the fact that the Popup dialog is coming from "Windows
Installer", check under Computer Configuration\Admin Templates\Windows
Components\Windows Installer and see if you aren't restricting all
application installations via Installer.

 

Darren

 

From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Savanah Garrison
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:04 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Admin Policies?

 

The gp results wizard said my policy was not applying to the administrator
account.  I also checked the "Apply Group Policy" settings.  Neither Allow
nor Deny was checked.  I checked Deny, and did a gp update, but no change.

 

I finally just unlinked the policy, and did the install from the local
machine :(   Would very much like to be able to install things remotely
while the policy is in effect. I checked the registry of the terminal server
and it IS set to allow admin remote installation, but that screen still pops
up when I try.  

 

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From: Nelson, Jamie [mailto:Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 9:34 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Admin Policies?

 

Run the GP Results Wizard in the GPMC console for your profile on that
machine and check what policies you're getting. You may need an explicit
deny on the GPO so Administrators don't apply the policy.

 

Jamie Nelson | Infrastructure Consultant | BI&T Operations | Devon Energy |
Work: 405.552.8054 | http://www.dvn.com <http://www.dvn.com/> 

 

From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Savanah Garrison
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 9:28 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Admin Policies?

 

Whenever I try to install a new program on my Terminal Server, a screen
comes up that says the "Administrator has policies in effect to prevent this
installation".  However, I am the administrator, and I'm logged in as such.


 

My GPO is set to not include administrators, and is set to allow admins to
remotely install programs.  However, I have tried remotely and locally, but
get the same error.  

 

Any ideas?  

 



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