[gptalk] Re: PLS help with grouped policies for my audit!!!

  • From: "Darren Mar-Elia" <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 13:05:40 -0800

Don't encourage him Jakob...

Billy, as much as we enjoy the "color" of your emails I have to admit that
I'm not exactly clear what you want. If you want some best practices for GP
you might want to search MS' site for something called "Group Policy
Scenarios". These are a collection of interesting-but-not-very-practical
templates of GP settings for a variety of task-based worker types. This
presents a good starting point for you. Frankly, if you are worried about
losing your job by documenting your GP settings, I suspect you have other
issues, but we don't have to go there right now :-)

Darren

-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Jakob H. Heidelberg
Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 12:52 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: PLS help with grouped policies for my audit!!!

That's definitely the most funny stuff I've been reading for a long time -
keep it up Bill :-)

/Jakob

-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Billy B. Bilano
Sent: 14. januar 2008 20:57
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: PLS help with grouped policies for my audit!!!

Scottie,

Thanks mucho for the reply on my "best" practices querstion! Evern 
though my main question is about groupr polices, I think this clears up 
what I suspected after some smart researching I did on wickypediar! 
However one thing did prick my ears up a bit when I read it because it 
may mean I am not doing something "best"...

So if I can run this old chestnut by you again...

You said one good example for disaster recovery would be to test backups 
and keep documentations... That being said, what if:

a. I don't keep backups because they are too hard to deal with and only 
introduce discovery problems when certain goverment bodies who oversee 
my industry come-a-knockin (like a certain fed chairman that shall 
remain nameless to keep me blameless!! if you catch my wind LOSLSL)

b. as i said if I document everthing then that means my job becomes less 
important to the bank and that could open the door up to fire me!!! i 
got two kids and a wife to feeder!

So is there a way that i can still call that I am doing "best practices" 
to the auditors??? I need some spin here!!! (maybe I can call this 
"adequate" practices maybe?)

Let me know as soon as possible!! and I have a burrito in the cooker on 
this and if I leave it in for too long it's gonna spurt beans and beeff 
all over my face and lap and chest!!!

THANKS, BUDDY!


P.S... My bloglog beckons your attention!!! <http://www.bilano.biz/>

PS.S.S: I am still looking for those SAS-70s... Anywhere that I can use 
PayPail would be great because my corporate fcard got stolen (which 
reminds me i should call HR and get that fixied up someday)

-- 
Mr. Billy B. Bilano, MSCE, CCNA, CISSP, and now QISP
<http://www.bilano.biz/>
Expert Sysadmin Since 2003!
'C:\WINDOWS, C:\WINDOWS\GO, C:\PC\CRAWL' -- RMS




Scott Klassen wrote:
> Best Practices aren't something that you decide and then get certified.
> They are generally proscribed by the vendor (manufacturer) of a specific
> product, be it hardware or software.  Best Practice would be the generally
> accepted way of doing/configuring something to achieve a certain goal.
The
> goal would be an important point, as the settings could be different
> depending on what your trying to do.  An example of this would be if you
> were configuring something for pure usability, which would most likely be
> very different than configuring that same thing for pure security.  There
> are also some Best Practices that operate at a higher level than any
> specific product, which fall under the category of common sense.  Two good
> examples of this for disaster recovery would be to regularly test backups
> and to document everything.
> 
> Scott Klassen
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Billy B. Bilano
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 11:27 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] PLS help with grouped policies for my audit!!!
> 
> Hey dudes!
> 
> also they said i need to have some practices that have been declared 
> "best". Where can I submit them off for review so they are certified? 
> they wont tell me and that kid that works for me started laughing and 
> resigned (all the more vacation time for me LOLOLSL!!!!).
> 
> thanks dudesss!!!
> 
> OH... And does ANYBODY know where I can get some SAS-70's wholesale??? 
> I've been lookin on that Googler thing and can't find it! and YES I have 
> checked eBay thank you very much!!
> 
> P.S. Check out my bloglog!!! <http://www.bilano.biz>
> 
> 
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