[gptalk] Re: Group Policy Setting to Configurate a Enterprise Power Scheme for XP SP2 workstations

  • From: jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 11:22:34 +0000

Cool, Thanks Alan I'll load it in my virtaul domain and check it out.

Take Care and Have Fun --John

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From: "Alan & Margaret" <syspro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi John,
> 
>  
> 
> I have not done this myself, but I know it is not possible to manage via a
> simple ADM file because the settings are buried in binary records. However,
> I have the following note from Mathieu CHATEAU who answered a similar
> question here last year:-
> 
>  
> 
> -Install a small Msi to all computers, EZ-GPO.msi -Use the ADM from EZ-GPO
> 
>  
> 
> Everything is here:
> 
> http://www.terranovum.com/projects/energystar/index.html
> 
>  
> 
> You will need to deploy the GPO FIRST, and then deploy the small MSI.
> 
> If you do not do so, you will have to reboot computers.
> 
>  
> 
> The MSI install an NT Service that reads the GPO setting on start
> 
>  
> 
> Best of luck
> 
>  
> 
> Alan Cuthbertson
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
>  Policy Management Software:-
> 
> http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir
> <http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir&f=pol_summary.shtml>
> &f=pol_summary.shtml
> 
>  
> 
> ADM Template Editor:-
> 
> http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir
> <http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir&f=adm_summary.shtml>
> &f=adm_summary.shtml
> 
>  
> 
> Policy Log Reporter(Free)
> 
> http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir
> <http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir&f=policyreporter.shtml>
> &f=policyreporter.shtml
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
>  
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>  
> 
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>  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thursday, 15 March 2007 4:32 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Group Policy Setting to Configurate a Enterprise Power
> Scheme for XP SP2 workstations
> 
>  
> 
> hello everyone, i've been tasked with designing a away to configuration
> power 
> 
> management option for 40K XP SP2 workstations. I've attached the spreed
> sheet 
> 
> that I use to check for various policy settings and could not find one.
> 
>  
> 
> Google turned uip that if I was running vista, I could go green from group 
> 
> policy.
> 
>  
> 
> The thought I have is to create a custom adm file to configure the following
> reg 
> 
> keys
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg with reg_sz being 0
> 
>  
> 
> Standby detection threshold values (for the system, monitor, hard
> disk-System 
> 
> hibernates, Turn off monitor, Turn off hard disks fields, respectively)  
> 
> HKCU\Control Panel\PowerCfg\PowerPolicies\n\Policies 
> 
> Then I could have to capture the correct Binary-encoded parameters for the 
> 
> settings that I want. 
> 
>  
> 
> I'm also sure there would be a way to script this and make a wmi call, to 
> 
> configure the settings.  Does anyone know of or have a adm file that will 
> 
> control the power manage option to turn off a monitor and spin down a hard
> drive 
> 
> and a xp sp2 workstation? Or a better way to do the same thing?
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks for any help you can give me. --John
> 
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  • From: "Alan & Margaret" <syspro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 22:26:36 +0000

Hi John,

 

I have not done this myself, but I know it is not possible to manage via a simple ADM file because the settings are buried in binary records. However, I have the following note from Mathieu CHATEAU who answered a similar question here last year:-

 

-Install a small Msi to all computers, EZ-GPO.msi -Use the ADM from EZ-GPO

 

Everything is here:

http://www.terranovum.com/projects/energystar/index.html

 

You will need to deploy the GPO FIRST, and then deploy the small MSI.

If you do not do so, you will have to reboot computers.

 

The MSI install an NT Service that reads the GPO setting on start

 

Best of luck

 

Alan Cuthbertson

 

 

 Policy Management Software:-

http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir&f=pol_summary.shtml

 

ADM Template Editor:-

http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir&f=adm_summary.shtml

 

Policy Log Reporter(Free)

http://www.sysprosoft.com/index.php?ref=activedir&f=policyreporter.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thursday, 15 March 2007 4:32 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Group Policy Setting to Configurate a Enterprise Power Scheme for XP SP2 workstations

 

hello everyone, i've been tasked with designing a away to configuration power

management option for 40K XP SP2 workstations. I've attached the spreed sheet

that I use to check for various policy settings and could not find one.

 

Google turned uip that if I was running vista, I could go green from group

policy.

 

The thought I have is to create a custom adm file to configure the following reg

keys

 

 

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg with reg_sz being 0

 

Standby detection threshold values (for the system, monitor, hard disk—System

hibernates, Turn off monitor, Turn off hard disks fields, respectively) 

HKCU\Control Panel\PowerCfg\PowerPolicies\n\Policies

Then I could have to capture the correct Binary-encoded parameters for the

settings that I want.

 

I'm also sure there would be a way to script this and make a wmi call, to

configure the settings.  Does anyone know of or have a adm file that will

control the power manage option to turn off a monitor and spin down a hard drive

and a xp sp2 workstation? Or a better way to do the same thing?

 

 

Thanks for any help you can give me. --John

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