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Microsoft® Windows® Group Policy Guide by William R. Stanek, Derek Melber, Darren Mar-Elia, The Microsoft Group Policy Team

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Understanding the Security Template Structure

To fully understand the options for customizing security templates, we must first review what a standard security template provides, as well as the structure of the template. You will then have a much better understanding of what you can add to security templates.

The standard security templates provided with the operating system are stored in the C:\Windows\Security\Templates folder by default. Every security template has the same structure and the same configurable security attributes. To access and modify these security templates, you use the Security Templates snap-in. Figure 15-1 shows the Security Templates snap-in, as well as the security template structure.

Figure 15-1. Security Templates snap-in ...

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