Issue by updating the adm files used by group policy
GPO on Windows Server 2012R2 is not working with Windows 10 computers, one of my friend has setup-ed a new environment with domain controller and Windows 10 workstations, users have no access to the desktops, they cannot even delete the icons on their PC, even local admin access has not fixed the issue and they have faced password policy issues, when user tried to change their password with all complex as per current policy, getting an error message that it’s not complex enough and doesn’t have enough characters.
Also Read: Group policy is not applying/working after patching (GPO Permission issues) No issues are reported on the normal check out, default domain policy has all the necessary settings which are not reaching the Windows 10 machines, while troubleshooting the issue found they haven’t imported the Windows 10 Group Policy Templates to there Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Controllers, so the Local logon DC can’t even communicate with Windows 10 Machines via GPO How to check the Windows 10 System is the GPO’s are applied from DC?
This guide introduces you to ADMX files, showing you how ADMX files are incorporated when editing Administrative Template policy settings in a local or domain-based Group Policy object (GPO).
ADMX files provide an XML-based structure for defining the display of the Administrative Template policy settings in the Group Policy Object Editor.
Adesh Rampat explains how to ‘Stop users mapping network drives’ using ADM files.
Outlook PST files are a problem for Exchange users, and give no benefits over Exchange mailboxes.
(7 printed pages.) Introduction ADMX Technology Review Requirements for Editing Group Policy Objects with ADMX Files ADMX Scenarios Scenario 1: Editing the Local GPO with ADMX Files Scenario 2: Editing Domain-Based GPOs with ADMX Files See Also Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 introduce a new format for displaying registry-based policy settings.
Registry-based policy settings (located under the Administrative Templates category in the Group Policy Object Editor) are defined using a standards-based, XML file format, known as ADMX files.
The administrative tools you use—the Group Policy Object Editor and the Group Policy Management Console—remain largely unchanged.Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) not showing Windows 10 related settings/policies To manage Windows 10 machines through windows group policy you should have Windows 10 Group Policy (.ADMX) templates files and ADML files to your Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2 domain controllers, around 190 different templates are available for Windows 10 which help you to configure different setting on you Windows 10 computers through GPO, below link you can Download all the ADMX files and ADML files from Microsoft site https://In a new Exchange environment, or one where PST files are not used (and the Exchange administrator wants to keep it that way), the Disable PST setting can be applied on its own to stop users being able to add PST files to Outlook.In any Exchange environment it is probably worth considering implementing a server-side archiving solution before disabling PST files.