[gptalk] Re: Internet Explorer - Program / Manage Add-Ons / Active X controls via policy[Scanned]

  • From: jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 15:44:16 +0000

Could this be a Service Pack Issue? Does the Target have SP1 or SP2 isntalled?

Take Care --John

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Craig Judd" <Craig.Judd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Darren, understood but It certainly appears that policy is being applied
> to the workstations, what it now looks like is that the settings I want
> to apply can't be deployed via group policy.  What I am trying to get at
> is under 
> USERS / WINDOWS SETTING / INTERNET EXPLORER MAINTENANCE / PROGRAMS / 
> Properties you get the option to import settings, which I take, and in
> there you have Manage add-ons, and its in this dialogue that I want to
> disable a setting and deploy.
> 
> It appears that we can make this change on a per-user basis, but fail to
> make the change globally for all users.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> Sent: 13 November 2007 15:19
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Internet Explorer - Program / Manage Add-Ons /
> Active X controls via policy[Scanned]
> 
> How about if you run GPMC modeling? Does it appear there? What I'm
> trying to
> get down to is whether it's a configuration issue or a processing issue.
> If
> GPMC modeling says it should be applying, then its probably a processing
> issue and we can work on that. 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> Behalf Of Craig Judd
> Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:01 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Internet Explorer - Program / Manage Add-Ons /
> Active
> X controls via policy[Scanned]
> 
> It's a user level setting and I cant see it anywhere in the results.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> Sent: 13 November 2007 14:39
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Internet Explorer - Program / Manage Add-Ons /
> Active X controls via policy[Scanned]
> 
> Craig-
> Are you sure you don't have block inheritance set on an OU somewhere?
> Also,
> when you run GPResults, does it show your GPO getting denied or simply
> not
> delivered?
> 
> Darren
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> Behalf Of Craig Judd
> Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:38 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Internet Explorer - Program / Manage Add-Ons /
> Active
> X controls via policy[Scanned]
> 
> No 1702's some 1704's which show successful policy deployment, but it
> looks like the inheritance stops prior to the user settings, or at least
> this user setting, and it propagates from the default domain policy in
> this instance.  Very frustrating as it should just be a simple change.
> 
> Regards
> Craig
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: 13 November 2007 13:58
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: Craig Judd
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Internet Explorer - Program / Manage Add-Ons /
> Active X controls via policy[Scanned]
> 
> On the workstation are you getting 1702s in event viewer? Have you tried
> deleting the group policy cache c:\windows\security\templates\policies?
> I had a workstation that appeared to be getting policy correctly but the
> setting was no showing up. Once I deleted the workstations cached
> policies and ran gpudate /force the settings appeared in RSOP.
> Hope this helps.
> 
> Take Care and Have Fun --john
> 
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Craig Judd" <Craig.Judd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Hi
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > We are having trouble deploying changes to IE7 for controlling the 
> > active-x components that the browser manages.  We have a couple that 
> > we need to disable by default, and as such would like to deploy via 
> > group policy.  However attempts at trying to deploy these changes from
> 
> > the server don't seem to land on the machines they are directed at.  
> > Even after several attempts at GPUPDATE, the policy changes don't 
> > appear in the RSOP listing or indeed in the group policy changes /
> under tools.
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Any ideas, on how to force deployment of these browser settings?
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Any help welcomed.
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Regards
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Craig Judd
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