[gptalk] Re: Compatible Security Template applied twice?

  • From: "Steve Chambers" <schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:47:06 -0700

I found the GPTTmpl.ini file, it has 890 (approx) entries listed and
everything is duplicated.

I guess my question at this point is do I just remove all of the duplicate
entries?

Steve



On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Steve Chambers <schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

>  Is there an easy way to see what File and Registry settings are being
> applied by the security policy? Guess if i knew that i could just delete
> everything else.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Steve
>
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Steve Chambers 
> <schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>>  Tell me about it, this is something that was already in place when I
>> started with the company. In fact I have a feeling it has been this way for
>> quite some. Nobody seems to know anything about it and I don't know if the
>> file and registry security policy is even being utilized. I will make a
>> point of verifying that though.
>>
>> From what research I have done, it looks like it was imported from the
>> Compatible (compatws.inf) Security Template?
>>
>> Steve
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>
>>> 850? Ouch. Even half that number is a lot of keys to be re-permissioning
>>> using GP. Keep in mind that security policy re-applies itself every 16 hours
>>> by default, not to mention at other times when it may refresh. That means
>>> that every key is being re-permissioned each time GP refreshes. Generally
>>> speaking I recommend avoiding the use of File and Registry security policy
>>> for large numbers of keys or files. What template did you deploy that uses
>>> all these permissions?
>>>
>>> In terms of cleaning it up, you can certainly do it manually from the UI,
>>> or you can edit the underlying GPTTmpl.inf file that stores the settings
>>> within the SYSVOL part of that GPO.
>>>
>>> Darren
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: "Steve Chambers" <schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>  Sent: 10/17/2008 3:40 PM
>>> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Compatible Security Template applied twice?
>>>
>>> Thanks Darren,
>>>
>>> Kind of sounds dumb but what would the recommended method be for cleaning
>>> it
>>> up? Looks like there is approximately 850 Registry Keys listed so cut
>>> that
>>> in half.
>>>
>>> Steve
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> > Steve-
>>> > It does not sound normal to me and at the very least could cause
>>> confusion
>>> > down the line and extra work on the client if its not cleaned up.
>>> >
>>> > Darren
>>> >
>>> > -----Original Message-----
>>> > From: "Steve Chambers" <schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> > To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> > Sent: 10/17/2008 3:32 PM
>>> > Subject: [gptalk] Compatible Security Template applied twice?
>>> >
>>> > Hi!
>>> >
>>> > Upon reviewing our companies Default Domain Policy i noticed that all
>>> > Registry Key entries are duplicated in Group Policy (Hope that makes
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