Feb 12

Vista UAC and Server 2003 R2 based domain GPO

Tag: SystemsJoaquim Anguas @ 5:17 pm

By this time you may start having some (or many) MS Windows Vista computers sitting inside of your Server 2003 based domains.

If you play around with gpedit.msc on a Vista machine, you will find some policies you haven’t seen before, like the ones starting with «User Account Control» under \Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options.

If you feel the urge to centralize the enforcement for all those policies on your Server 2003 R2 based domain GPMC, and before you waste your time trying, you may be interested in this:

You can’t.