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

  • From: <bart.schillebeeks@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 14:18:12 +0100

Use Desktopstandards free tool called "registry extension" to capture
the settings on your local machine and apply them through gpo. 

You've got an added bonus then of removing the settings if the user
falls out of scope of the gpo. 

 

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Schillebeeks Bart
Active Directory Security Consultant
Small and Departmental Systems - NT Systems Fortis Bank
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-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:23 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Alan & Margaret
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Group Policy Setting to Configurate a Enterprise
Power Scheme for XP SP2 workstations

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

Take Care and Have Fun --John

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
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.shtm
l>
> &f=policyreporter.shtml
>
> 
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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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