LKBEN10707: Howto draw Group Policy Objects (GPO) from Active Directory


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

errors in Applications, wrong configuration settings although configured through Group Policies

Cause

GPOs might noch be set due to bad network connection or unknown reasons

Solution

When settings seem not to be configured correctly, although they are set through Active Directory Group Policy Objects (GPO), this command might help:

Open a command shell and type

"gpupdate /force"

This will draw your configured Group Policy settings from a domain controller for sure. After the settings have been applied, the connected user will need to log off and on again to get also his usersettings to work.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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