ADPREP Challenges

I had an interesting challenge last month and figured that this is a great one for my blog.   Being based in England, I had never come across this issue before so it was very interesting.   I arrived on a customer site to help perform a Windows Server 2008 schema update and make sure that all…

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Registry.pol fun

Hi all,     This month, I ran into an interesting challenge to do with group policies.  Specifically, I was trying to figure out why a client was not getting a specific setting.   While it is was the Group Policy Object (GPO) and it the version of the GPT.ini in SYSVOL was in sync, the client…

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GPMC Error

Hi All,           I have been working on some servers recently with my good friend Mohnish and we came across an interesting error with the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) Service Pack 1 (specifically).  It seems that every time the administrator tries to click on the settings tab of ANY Group Policy Object (GPO), we…

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Playing with NAP

Hi all,       I have been playing with Network Access Protection (NAP) recently and have a few pointers that may help you all out 🙂 Event ID 204 on the NAP server is raised when clients do not meet policy requirements Event ID 201 on NAP server is raised when clients do not meet the…

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Advanced Group Policy Management V3

I was looking into AGPM v3 recently and thought that it would be good to put a reference to it on my Blog.   The challenging thing is, this is a great tool but you have to know about it first to then realise it!. If you like Group Policies, then you will love this tool. …

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