[Samba] Microsoft's ADMX templates install message -- anything to worry about?

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Sat Nov 20 22:07:56 UTC 2021

I don't recall seeing this message the last time I installed the Windows 
ADMX templates, which probably just means I forgot, but just in case:

root at samba-dc:~# samba-tool gpo admxload -U Administrator 
--admx-dir=./Program\ Files/Microsoft\ Group\ Policy/Windows\ 10\ 
October\ 2020\ Update\ \(20H2\)/PolicyDefinitions/
Password for [EA\Administrator]:
Installing ADMX templates to the Central Store prevents Windows from 
displaying its own templates in the Group Policy Management Console. You 
will need to install these templates from 
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/102157 to continue using 
Windows Administrative Templates.

Since I downloaded these ADMX templates from


I find this message a tad confusing.

Since this is a slightly different install from last time (4.15.2 rather 
than 4.15.1) asking just in case.

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