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Re: [Samba] Default Domain Policy (was Re: Problems with sysvolcheck)




On Fri, 19 May 2017 17:45:50 +0100
Jonathan Hunter via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Rowland,
> 
> On 16 May 2017 at 22:45, Rowland Penny via samba
> <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> >
> > You do not add to the default policies, you must create new GPOs
> 
> 
> Just picking up on this.
> 
> What happens if the default domain policy is edited (not
> deleted/recreated
> - only edited)?
> 
> Why is the default policy any different from any other policy - are
> they not all just a bunch of files in the sysvol share, and links in
> AD, at the end of the day?
> 
> If the default policy is treated differently in some way, then
> perhaps that could explain some of why I have had issues for a
> while.. and I have clearly missed the docs / wiki entry that explains
> not to touch the default policy :(
> 
> Would be very interested to know more about this!
> 
> Of course, one should always be careful about making any changes in
> the default domain policy as it applies to all - but I wasn't aware
> of anything special from a Samba perspective?
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Jonathan
> 

It isn't a Samba thing, Microsoft recommends as best practise not to
modify the default policies.

Rowland

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