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Woot finally got it to work, moved the computer into the OU the policy was being applied to. And now if i understand this correctly does it work like this

For a user policy to apply, the GP needs to be applied to the OU that the user is in

For a computer policy to apply, the GP needs to be appled to the OU the computer is in

amidoingitright?


thanks for the help, i managed to get my login scripts working correctly too (just mapping 4 network drives) and i setup 3 users, standard user who has no local rights, power user who has local admin rights, and then the domain admin.

Nothing to complex i know lol but i gotta start somewhere
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Woot finally got it to work, moved the computer into the OU the policy was being applied to. And now if i understand this correctly does it work like this
For a user policy to apply, the GP needs to be applied to the OU that the user is in
For a computer policy to apply, the GP needs to be appled to the OU the computer is in
amidoingitright?
thanks for the help, i managed to get my login scripts working correctly too (just mapping 4 network drives) and i setup 3 users, standard user who has no local rights, power user who has local admin rights, and then the domain admin.
Nothing to complex i know lol but i gotta start somewhere

Yes, that is correct, the policy will only apply when the object (user or computer) is in an OU where the policy is applied to (linked in GPO terms).
This is why I have been ranting so much about structure.

You know how to actually link the policies and create new GPO's?

Also, you don't need a script to map network drives if you are using Group Policy, it does this for you!
     
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