[gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison (Attachment removed)

  • From: "Brian Cline" <bcline@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 08:08:08 -0400

Looks like the attachment got stripped by your mail server. Any
alternate way to get the pre-MS version?
 
Brian Cline, Business Systems Analyst
Department of Information Technology
G&P Trucking Company, Inc.
803.936.8595 Direct
803.739.1176 Fax
 
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of bart.schillebeeks@xxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 3:45 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison (Attachment
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Here you go jamie,

It's the latest version before microsoft bought it.
 
Vriendelijke groeten,
Cordialement,
Kind Regards, 
Schillebeeks Bart
Active Directory Security Consultant
Bart.schillebeeks@xxxxxxxxxx
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-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 7:44 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Nelson, Jamie R Contr 72 CS/SCBAF
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison

Thank You

I'm not lucky enough to have a copy of it, I'll have to keep my eyes
open for copy.

Take Care and Have Fun --John

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Nelson, Jamie R Contr 72 CS/SCBAF"
<Jamie.Nelson.ctr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Very nice. However, as Darren stated, this functionality is in the
free
> DesktopStandard GPOVault product. It is not available for download
> anymore, but if you can get your hands on it, it makes the process
very
> simple. Just a couple clicks and it spits a very nice, color-coded
> report for you.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jamie Nelson
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 12:18 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: Nelson, Jamie R Contr 72 CS/SCBAF
> Subject: Re: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison
>
> Here is what I do, there is a script that comes with GPMC
> GetReportsForAllGPOs.wsf . I call it from the below script, the below
> script creates a directory by date, then runs GetReportsForAllGPOs.wsf
> which dumps a report of the GP as a XML and a HTML file. I just run
the
> script as a scheduled task, then another script to call windiff and
run
> it as another scheduled task
>
------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> 'separate the parts of the system date
>       a = datepart("d",now)
>       b = monthname(datepart("m",now),true)
>       c = datepart("yyyy",now)
> 'reassemble them as this to get a filename
>       d = a&b&c
>
> Dim objFSO, objFolder, strDirectory
> Dim StrCmdLine, StrDomain, StrReport_Dest, StrDateDir Set objFSO =
> CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> Set objFolder = objFSO.CreateFolder("X:\GPOSettings\One\" &d)
> strComputer = "."
> Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" &
> "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
>
> StrDateDir= d
> StrDomain="mydomain.com"
> StrReport_Dest= objFolder
>
> Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell") oShell.CurrentDirectory =
> "C:\Program Files\GPMC\Scripts\"
> StrCmdLine="cscript GetReportsForAllGPOs.wsf " & StrReport_Dest & "
> /domain:" & StrDomain oShell.Run StrCmdLine
>
------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> strComputer = "."
> 'separate the parts of the system date
>       a = datepart("d",now)
>       b = monthname(datepart("m",now),true)
>       c = datepart("yyyy",now)
> 'reassemble them as this to get a filename
>       d = a&b&c
> 'set varaibles for yesterday date
>       od = Day(Date-1)
>       yd=od&b&c
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> set objFolder =
> objFSO.CreateFolder("E:\GPOSettings\One\DifferenceReports\" &d) Set
> objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" &
> "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set
> colFiles = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from CIM_DataFile where
> Extension = 'txt'") Set objYD = objFSO.GetFolder("E:\GPOSettings\x\"
> &yd) Set objD = objFSO.GetFolder("E:\GPOSettings\x\" &d) Set objFP =
> objFSO.GetFolder("E:\windiff\") set objDP =
> objFSO.GetFolder("E:\GPOSettings\x\DifferenceReports\" &d) strFolder =
> objYD
> strFolder1 = objD
> DP=objDP
>
>
> Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = strFolder1
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> Set objFile = objFSO.GetFile("X Domain Controllers Policy.html")
> newfile = objFile
>
> Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = strFolder
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> Set objFile = objFSO.GetFile("X Domain Controllers Policy.html")
> oldfile = objFile
>
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = objD
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> objFSO.MoveFile  "X Domain Controllers Policy.html",
> "XDomainControllersPolicy.html"
>
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = objYD
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> objFSO.MoveFile  "X Domain Controllers Policy.html",
> "XOneDomainControllersPolicy.html"
>
> Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = strFolder1
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> Set objFile = objFSO.GetFile("XDomainControllersPolicy.html")
> newfile1 = objFile
>
> Set oShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = strFolder
> Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
> Set objFil1 = objFSO.GetFile("XDomainControllersPolicy.html")
> oldfile1 = objFile
>
> set objShell = createobject("Wscript.Shell")
> oShell.CurrentDirectory = objFP
> StrCmd="E:\windiff\windiff.exe"
> StrOpt="-Sx  X_DC_Diff.txt"
> StrCmdLine= StrCmd & " " & StrOpt & " "& oldfile1 & " " & newfile1
> msgbox StrCmdLine
> objShell.Run StrCmdLine
>
> its worked ok so far.... --John
>
>
>
>
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Nelson, Jamie R Contr 72 CS/SCBAF"
> <Jamie.Nelson.ctr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > GPOVault did the trick. Didn't realize it had that functionality in
> the
> > free version. Thanks Darren.
> >
> > 
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jamie Nelson
> >
> > 
> >
> > From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> > Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 9:06 AM
> > To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison
> >
> > 
> >
> > Well, I don't know about that Bart, but you may be able to get there
> > with something that my company, SDM Software, is getting ready to
> > release. Essentially we are releasing a Scripting Toolkit for GP,
> where
> > you'll be able to modify GP settings via script (PowerShell
> primarily).
> > So, in your scenario, you could write a script to read values from
one
> > GPO and write them into another.
> >
> > 
> >
> > Darren
> >
> > 
> >
> > From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On Behalf Of bart.schillebeeks@xxxxxxxxxx
> > Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 6:57 AM
> > To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison
> >
> > 
> >
> > Hi darren,
> >
> > 
> >
> > You know what i would really love.
> >
> > 
> >
> >  To be able to cut and paste settings between gpo's from one editor
to
> > another. Reworking gpo's that need to split in two for example is
> simply
> > a pain in the but.
> >
> > Microsoft get to it :-)
> >
> > 
> >
> > Vriendelijke groeten,
> > Cordialement,
> > Kind Regards,
> > Schillebeeks Bart
> > Active Directory Security Consultant
> > Bart.schillebeeks@xxxxxxxxxx
> > AD Internet Consulting BVBA
> > "When once you have tasted flight, you will always walk with your
eyes
> > turned skyward, for there you have been and there you always will
be."
> > Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519
> > Disclaimer:
> > Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual
> sender,
> > except where the message states otherwise and the sender is
authorised
> > to state them to be the views of any such entity.This Message is in
no
> > way legally binding and has to be viewed as a personal opinion of
the
> > sender. This message reflects in no way the views of FORTIS BANK and
> its
> > associates and AD internet Consulting BVBA and its associates.
Unless
> > otherwise stated, any pricing information given in this message is
> > indicative only, is subject to change and does not constitute an
offer
> > to deal at any price quoted. Any reference to the terms of executed
> > transactions should be treated as preliminary only and subject to
our
> > formal written confirmation.
> >
> > AD Internet Consulting BVBA, Hezemeer 7, 2430 Eindhout-Laakdal
> > ON:0470419019 www.adinternet.com mailto:Sales@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> > 
> >
> > 
> >
> > 
> >
> > ________________________________
> >
> > From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> > Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 3:53 PM
> > To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Object Comparison
> >
> > Jamie-
> >
> > Desktopstandard had this in their free version of GPO Vault but its
> not
> > available for free anymore. I've heard this so often that maybe I
will
> > try and write something!
> >
> > 
> >
> > Darren
> >
> > 
> >
> > From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On Behalf Of Nelson, Jamie R Contr 72 CS/SCBAF
> > Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 6:50 AM
> > To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [gptalk] Group Policy Object Comparison
> >
> > 
> >
> > I think this has been asked before but I searched the archives and
> > didn't find anything. Is there a tool or process I can use to look
at
> > two different GPOs and show me the differences between the two?
> > Preferably in a nice little report similar to what GPMC produces?
> >
> > 
> >
> > Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > 
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > 
> >
> > Jamie Nelson
> >
> >
>
>
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