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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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Customizing Security Options

There is more to the customization of security templates than modifying configurations in the standard templates that come with the operating system. You can also create new settings to control authentication and other security-related areas of the computer. You can’t customize every section of a security template, but you can add hundreds of new settings. To get these new custom settings into your security templates, you must first make some modifications to the Sceregvl.inf file.

Structure of the Sceregvl.inf File

The Sceregvl.inf file is responsible for creating the Security Options policy settings within the security template. These policy settings can be found under the Local Policies\Security Options node in the ...

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