Some GPOs include an “active hours” setting. If start is 12 AM and end also 12 AM, this represents 24 hours (and not 0 hours).

Domain machines automatically check GPO every 90 minutes on standard.


Add Windows 10 Group Policy Objects to windows server 2012 R2

  1. Download MSI file from Microsoft:
  2. Run the MSI file on the server as administrator
  3. Create folder PolicyDefinitions in %systemroot%\SYSVOL\domain\Policies
  4. Copy the contents of C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Group Policy\Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 (Version 2.0) to PolicyDefinitions


RD /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicy"
RD /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers"
gpupdate.exe /force


Resultant Set of Policy

RsoP (Resultant Set of Policy) is a Microsoft tool that is built into Windows 7 and later versions. It provides administrators a report on what group policy settings are getting applied to users and computers. It can also be used to simulate settings for planning purposes.


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