[THIN] Re: OT: GPO Precedence

  • From: Jeff Pitsch <jepitsch@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 18:35:06 -0500

Local, Site, Domain, OU

Then it's top OU, then next OU, then next OU  the bottom GPO in the OU takes

Default - GPO1 w/screensaver1
-->OU1 - GPO2 w/screensaver2
---->OU2 - GPO3 w/screensaver3

OU1 will get screensaver 2 and OU2 will get screensaver3

Jeff Pitsch

On 1/5/06, Evan Mann <emann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This may sound stupid, but someone check me on this as I cannot afford to
> make a mistake.
> -I create a GPO called DEFAULT WU that defines Windows Update settings and
> I apply it at the domain level, so this way it applies to all computers in
> the "Computers" OU
> -I have another GPO called CORP WU set in an OU named "Corporate
> Workstations", where the Windows Update settings are different then the
> domain level policy.
> Precedence on the "Corporate Workstations" OU lists CORP WU with
> precedence of 1 and DEFAULT WU with a precedence of 2.
> Thus for the OU "Corporate Workstations", the outcome is the DEFAULT WU
> settings are ignored and the windows update settings defined in CORP WU are
> the only ones applied to the computer in that OU?

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