[Samba] Installing software via GPO

Stefan Kania stefan at kania-online.de
Mon Nov 15 16:30:06 UTC 2021

Am 15.11.21 um 17:00 schrieb Patrick Goetz via samba:
> Hi list -
> I experimented with getting software to install on W10 clients using a
> GPO, and could not get it to work.  Has anyone used this feature?  Is it
> even supposed to work under Samba?  The instructions I cobbled together
> from some googling below.  Things like accessibility to the share/etc.
> already tested.
> -=- Automatically Deploy Software
>  - Create a share folder accessible by everyone in which to place .msi
> files
>  - Create a Security Group for the computers which are to get this
> install/update
>      - Change the Object Type to allow for computer objects
>      - Add computers to this group.
>   - GPO
>   Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Software Settings -> Software
>         Installation
>   Right click, New -> Package
>   - Add UNC path to package folder and select package to install.
>   Remove "Authenticated Users" from Security Filter and add the group
> created above.
Don't miss the last step:
Give domain-pc the right to read the GPO

Stefan Kania
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25693 St. Michaelisdonn

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