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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

Group Policy conflicts

The precedence order of group policies in LSDOU and Group Policy inheritance also decide which policy will win when we have some conflicting settings. Let's look at this further with the help of an example:

Figure 10.10: Group Policy conflicts example

As per the preceding example, we have two policies inherited by the Users OU. Policy 01 is the domain-linked Group Policy, and Policy 02 is the OU-linked Group Policy. Each Group Policy has its own values defined for the three selected settings. Based on the default Group Policy inheritance, the Users OU will have both policies applied. According to LSDOU, Policy 02 will have the lowest precedence value as it is the closest policy to the Users OU. For Password Policy Settings, only Policy 01 has a value defined. Therefore, even though it's the least preferred Group Policy, that value will apply to the Users OU. For Windows Firewall Settings, only Policy 02 has a value. The same policy will...

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