[gptalk] Re: Compatible Security Template applied twice?

  • From: "Steve Chambers" <schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 11:12:27 -0700

Thanks guys,

One more question. If I am going to take the time to edit out the duplicate
entries, should I also remove the registry entries that are not being used?
If so, how do I know which ones are being applied and which ones are not?

Steve


On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 2:57 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yes, that should do it. I would back up that file first. Also, just so you
> know, when you change the file directly this way, the GPO won't know that it
> has been updated, and thus won't re-apply to target computers right away.
> So, if you want, just go into the GPO using GP editor, after changing this
> file, and tweak a setting on/off to update the GPO version #. That will
> jump-start its use by clients.
>
> Darren
>
> -----Original message-----
> From: "Steve Chambers" schambers1969@xxxxxxxxx
>  Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 13:47:06 -0400
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Compatible Security Template applied twice?
>
> > 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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