[gptalk] Re: Configuring Power Options with GPP

  • From: "Sunshine Baines" <sunshine.baines@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 19:15:27 -0400

Can you create a custom ADM to do this?


On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Nelson, Jamie R
<Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
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> Been messing with the Power Options in GPP and am running into a problem.
> I've used the same settings (in PolicyMaker) to do basic power management
> before but haven't run into this issue.
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> I have a GPO at the top of my hierarchy where I have configured both the
> computer and user side of the GPO to set the active Power Scheme to "Always
> On". Further down on a sub OU containing user objects, I have configured
> just the USER side to set the scheme to "Presentation". Now here is the
> weird part; immediately after logging on with a user account in the sub OU,
> the Power Scheme is set to "Presentation" as I have desired it to. However,
> when the background policy refresh occurs it is getting set back to "Always
> On" for some reason.
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> When I do an GP Results Wizard query, the user side settings from both GPOs
> are present with a message stating:
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>                 "The following settings have applied to this object. Within
> this category, settings nearest the top of the report are the prevailing
> settings when resolving conflicts."
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> "Always On" is listed first but I don't understand where that priority is
> being set since the "Presentation" scheme is being set in a GPO with higher
> precedence.
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> With the EZ GPO tool from the EPA, anything you configured on the computer
> side only applied when no user was logged on to the machine. User side
> policy only affected logged on users. Does this same concept apply to GPP?
> If not, I guess I don't understand GPP Power Options as well as I thought I
> did. J Someone care to explain the difference between configuring schemes on
> the computer side vs. the user side? What kind of behavior is to be expected
> when schemes are configured for both?
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> Regards,
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> Jamie Nelson | Systems Engineer | Systems Support, Information Technology |
> I N T E G R I S Health | Phone 405.552.0903 | Fax 405.553.5687 |
> http://www.integrisok.com
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