[gptalk] Re: Configuring Power Options with GPP

  • From: "Nelson, Jamie R" <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 18:45:50 -0500

Darren,

It only appears to ignore the user policies during a background refresh
when a scheme is also configured on the computer side. If I remove all
computer side configuration then it behaves as I want it to. The scheme
with highest precedence is applied regardless of background/foreground
refresh.

Strange to say the least...

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


-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 6:20 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Configuring Power Options with GPP

I wouldn't think so. I will forward to MS and see what they say.

Darren

-----Original Message-----
From: "Nelson, Jamie R" <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: 5/22/2008 4:15 PM
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Configuring Power Options with GPP

Positive. There appears to be something different between a foreground
and background refresh in this case. Here's another test I just did:

 

1)      Computer Configuration set to apply "Always On" scheme (GPO has
lowest precedence)

2)      User configuration set to apply "Home/Office Desk" scheme

3)      User configuration set to apply "Portable/Laptop" scheme (GPO
has highest precedence and should win out regardless of
foreground/background refresh).

4)      Manually set scheme to "Max Battery"

5)      Reboot machine

6)      Logon as user affected by policies 2 & 3. Power scheme is set to
"Portable/Laptop" (as expected).

7)      Run gpupdate

8)      Power scheme is set to "Always On" from GPO in step 1.

 

So, it appears that the schemes I configured on the user side are being
totally ignored when GPP processes during a background refresh. Surely
this is not by design is it?

 

Regards,

 

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 <http://www.integrisok.com/> 

 

From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 5:46 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Configuring Power Options with GPP

 

Interesting Jamie-So the default GPP behavior is to refresh settings
during each foreground and background refresh. There is an option to
only refresh once. You're sure that that user power setting does not
have that option set?

 


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