[Samba] list of gpo that don't work

David Bear dwbear75 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 12:10:03 MDT 2014

Sorry to reply late here. I have reports from some of my staff who
attempted to apply a gpo to control the way IE works -- the permitted web
sites and security policy. These fail to get applied. I have not checked
but the word from my staff was that gpo options that were added since
windows server 2003 do not work on samba. I had not heard of such a

On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at samba.org> wrote:

> Hello David,
> Am 03.10.2014 um 06:00 schrieb David Bear:
> > Is there a list of GPO functions that are known not to work with samba
> 4.1
> > ? We have a case where some settings in a GPO will get applied, and
> others
> > don't.
> All GPOs that are processed on Windows machines should work.
> But as Samba doesn't know anything about GPOs (yet), these GPOs are not
> applied. E. g. password settings (length, history, min. age, etc.) via
> GPO on OUs don't work on Samba DCs, because they have to be validated on
> the DC.
> Regards,
> Marc

David Bear
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