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Admin Know-IT-All Question #24

Admin Know-IT-All Question #24

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Today's Know-IT-All answer is:
d. Both b and c

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Group policy objects are a convenient and widely used way to enforce certain behaviors on all the machines in a specific environment. There are, however, some pitfalls to using GPOs that may not be obvious even to experienced administrators.

Like this. One of the errors that can be logged on workstations that have GPOs applied to them unsuccessfully is Event ID 1000. The log entry will usually look like this:

Event ID: 1000
Event Source: Userenv
Description: Windows cannot read the history of GPOs from the registry

This error is notoriously vague, since it is simply used to indicate that applying the GPO failed for some generic reason. The most common reason (which isn't separately documented as an error) is a missing or damaged Registry entry -- or a Registry entry with incorrect permissions applied to it, a common "time bomb" problem. Here's what to do...

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>> Read Serdar Yegulalp's full article entitled: Handle event 1000 errors in Win2k.

>> Learn the differences between REGEDIT and REGEDT32.

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