[THIN] Re: Group policy objects

GPOs can be moved in Windows 2000, but not very easily.
 
Basically it involves setting up a blank GPO and identifing the GUID for the 
object.  For the GPO you want to copy from,  idendify the object's GUID.  Then 
on the domain controller,  locate the SYSVOL\{domain name}\policies\{copy from 
GUID}\ directory.  Copy it's contents (dirs and all) to the SYSVOL\{domain 
name}\policies\{copy to GUID}\ directory.
 
Go edit the GPO, verify your settings and apply the policy as needed.
 
Joe

Brian Lilley <Brian.Lilley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
does Windows 2000 do it??

-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Sporen [mailto:steven.sporen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 11 September 2003 17:05
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: Group policy objects


Windows 2003 allows you to export and import the GPO's.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Lilley [mailto:Brian.Lilley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 11 September 2003 02:25
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Group policy objects


If a group policy was built in a test environment... How would I move
this into production.??

Is it a case of just copying a .gpo file over and assigning it to
Sites/domains/OU's??

thanks in advance..

Brian Lilley
Systems Integration

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