Group Policy IPv6 FYI

David Holder david.holder at
Fri Mar 4 09:31:10 MST 2011


Interesting. S4 is not yet IPv6 enabled so this is odd.

If IPv4 is working you should not require IPv6 to be enabled to edit the 

I assume that DNS is hosted on the S4 server?

I'd be interested in knowing if you find out why this happends! A 
network trace might give some clues. The most likely cause would be a 
problem in name resolution.

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On 04/03/2011 16:18, Aaron E. wrote:
> Hello all, this is just an FYI on my findings.. to help someone that 
> runs into the similar issues...
> I was not able to edit the policies or gpupdate /force from one of my 
> windows test servers connected to a S4 domain.. I fought with this for 
> a long while. The logs were giving no different information from a 
> working system to the not working system.. The error stated it could 
> not read the Policy due to permissions network settings or dns...
> Once I looked into it I had disabled IPv6 on the windows network 
> connection setting. I enabled this and all started working.. I am not 
> running IPv6 so not sure what the problem was..

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