[gptalk] Re: Merging actual applied settings of different policies into one policy.

  • From: victor-w@xxxxxxxxx
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 08:57:14 +0100

After reading my initial post again I am now thinking I could have 
described it better.

What I actually mean is; After running Group Policy Modeling, it gives 
me a report with all the applied settings in it.  Can I export these 
settings and import them into another GPO?

Cheers,


VIctor

----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
Van: Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
Datum: donderdag, maart 1, 2007 11:28 pm
Onderwerp: [gptalk] Re: Merging actual applied settings of different 
policies into one policy.

> Victor-
> 
> If you need to merge settings from, let's say, two sets of 
> AdministrativeTemplate policies, then there is no way to do that 
> without lots of
> programming.  If you want to take, say, IE maintenance policy from 
> one GPO
> and put it into another one, then that is a little more do-able. 
> Let me know
> which your situation is.
> 
> 
> 
> Darren
> 
> 
> 
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Victor W.
> Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 2:17 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Merging actual applied settings of different 
> policies into
> one policy.
> 
> 
> 
> We are building a GPO for a kiosk machine.
> 
> This should be a GPO which totally locks down the machine. The machine
> should automatically logon with a standard (kiosk) user and Internet
> Explorer opened in full screen (as the only application available).
> 
> 
> 
> I stumbled on to the following article and the accompanying appendix:
> 
> 
> 
> http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/6dcc3ce3-
> 667d-44fb-97
> 2b-799ac1f26bcd1033.mspx?mfr=true
> 
> 
> 
> http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/6dcc3ce3-
> 667d-44fb-97
> 2b-799ac1f26bcd1033.mspx?mfr=true
> 
> 
> 
> We started testing the above in our test lab. The script that 
> comes with it
> creates an OU structure and GPO's linked to them. I am now at home 
> but if I
> recall correctly there are infact 3 GPO's that actually apply to 
> the kiosk
> machine/user (in a certain order of precedence).
> 
> 
> 
> We used group policy modeling to create a report containing the 
> settingsthat would actually be applied.  
> 
> 
> 
> We would very much like to create (only) 1 GPO, to use in production,
> containing these settings. Is there a way to do this? We have 
> tried the
> "import settings" feature but this overwrites all other settings 
> and besides
> that it is of no real use because it of course doesn't do anything 
> with the
> settings that actually apply (taken into account inheritance and 
> precedenceetcetera).
> 
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Victor
> 
> 
> 
> 
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