[Samba] Windows 10 administrative templates /central store with Samba
lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 15:58:07 UTC 2016
On 1/21/2016 10:38 AM, Ole Traupe wrote:
> On 21.01.2016 15:51, James wrote:
>> On 1/21/2016 9:39 AM, Ole Traupe wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> This might or might not be a Samba related post. Feel free to ignore
>>> it in case it is too far off-topic
>>> My current understanding is that ...
>>> a) I need those new templates in order to fully integrate Win10
>>> clients in an AD domain (i.e. with compatible policies).
>>> b) I can only modify policies based on Win10 admx files from Win10
>>> machines (i.e. with the RSAT tools for Win10).
>>> Are there any Samba-related implications or issues on doing that,
>>> particularly if I follow the MS advice to store those admx files in
>>> a central store in the SYSVOL (\PolicyDefinitions) folder?
>>> Also, are there any implications for existing domains with e.g. Win7
>>> clients? Is it advised to keep Win7 and Win10 in separate containers?
>>> I remember that somebody here reported issues with his/her existing
>>> Samba domain after having used the RSAT tools for Win10. But I am
>>> not able to find this post again. Does somebody remember or is able
>>> to tell how to avoid such (or other) trouble?
>>> Also, Viktor Trojanovic and Robert Watson reported the same error
>>> message on administering a domain from Win10 with RSAT in the midst
>>> of November. Have you been able to understand/solve it?
>>> "Group Policy Management: A processing error occured collecting data
>>> using this base domain controller. Please change the base domain
>>> controller and try again."
>> I can speak to one of your questions.
>> "Are there any Samba-related implications or issues on doing that,
>> particularly if I follow the MS advice to store those admx files in a
>> central store in the SYSVOL (\PolicyDefinitions) folder?"
>> I use a central store for my Windows 7 clients. I have not
>> experienced any issues with doing so.
> Thanks, James, sounds good. I take it you have no experience in adding
> Win10 templates to such a pre-existing store?
I have not updated my central store with Win. 10 admx files yet. RSAT
for windows 10 is required.
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