Chapter 7: Troubleshooting Group Policy

Working with Group Policy isn’t always a bed of roses. Sure, it’s delightful when you can set up GPOs with their policy settings from upon high and have them reflected on your users’ desktops. However, when you make a Group Policy wish, a specific process occurs before that wish comes true. Indeed, the previous chapter discussed when Group Policy applies. Now you understand the general rules of the game and when they occur.

But what if the unexpected happens? More specifically, it’s difficult to determine where a policy setting comes from and how it’s applied. Or if Group Policy isn’t working, why not, and what’s going on? Additionally, you’re usually after whom to blame, but that’s actually something ...

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