[gptalk] Re: Extra Registry Setting in WSUS Policy

  • From: "Darren Mar-Elia" <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 12:14:33 -0800

I tested that file with that setting you mentioned below and it does not
appear in the "extra registry settings" section of a GP Settings report in
GPMC. Is that where you're seeing it or are you seeing it in the GP Results
Wizard report?

 

Darren

 

From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of MONTGOMERY, RONALD [AG/1000]
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 11:19 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Extra Registry Setting in WSUS Policy

 

Darren,

I believe it's the same ADM that comes with XP SP2. I don't know how to tell
the version # from the ADM.

Also, I set the other WSUS settings and they properly display. This booger
is the only problem. Our Microsoft rep was unable to re-create the problem,
and I'm kind of at a loss on how to remedy/debug.

Thank you again!

 

-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 1:12 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Extra Registry Setting in WSUS Policy

 

Ronald-

Have you looked in that ADM file to see if it has the version=5 thing that
that KB article refers to? I don't have that version of the ADM handy but if
you post it here, we should be able to see that clearly. The other reason
that GPMC would show that is if it can't find the ADM in the SYSVOL part of
the GPO.

 

Darren

 

From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of MONTGOMERY, RONALD [AG/1000]
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 9:16 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Extra Registry Setting in WSUS Policy

 

Hey, all.

We're upgrading to WSUS in a couple of weeks. I'm testing the WSUS policy.
The wuau.adm is dated 5/9/2006. We extracted it from the CAB file in the
WSUS directory.

I have one hiccup: the "Allow non-administrators to receive update
notifications" setting shows up as an Extra Registry Setting in the GPMC.
I've re-created the policy with the same result, re-extracted the file, etc.

I haven't found any documentation that calls out my specific issue, but I
did find this:  <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890955>
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890955

Has anyone else run into this?

Thanks in advance,

Ronald Montgomery

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