[Samba] Installing software via GPO

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Mon Nov 15 16:37:58 UTC 2021

Hi Stefan -

I think you mean link the GPO to the correct OU? Otherwise, I'm not sure 
what you're talking about. I've never worried about this before other 
than putting the OU link in the right place. Did you mean something else?

On 11/15/21 10:30, Stefan Kania via samba wrote:
> 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

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