How can I apply a Group Policy for users and computers that are domain members, but that live on different subnets? In the DC's subnet, the Group Policy works perfectly, but not for the other subnet.
GPOs are applied in the following order: local policies, followed by policies linked to an AD site, followed by domain-linked policies, followed by policies linked to organizational units. If you have GPOs that are not applying as you think they should be, you should use the Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) tool in the Group Policy Management console to determine which policies are being applied to a particular user/computer combination, and if multiple policies are in effect, which one is "winning" for a particular setting.
Dig deeper on Microsoft Group Policy Management
Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter offers some advice for changing the IP addresses of domain controllers.continue reading
An admin needs to grant user access rights for those needing to traverse directory trees. Our server management expert explains how to use Group ...continue reading
A Windows administrator moving from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2003 R2 wants to perform a restore of a previous server to a new one ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.