How do you get smarter in Group Policy?

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How do you get smarter in Group Policy?

May 2018

1803 ADMX files .. Errors that come with a Byte?

Some people, like my friend Brian I. (that's "Brian I.", not "Brian and I")... discovered that upon UPDATING you existing Central Store with latest 1803 ADMX/ ADMLs.. You could get bitten. The problem appears that the (current 1803) ADMX files are missing .. well.. and ADMX. That is, for every ADMX there should be a corresponding ADML file for each language. And one ADMX file.. didn't make it into the 1803 ADMX download: SearchOCR.admx. So what's happening is, that: 1. Some old (totally fine) ADMX version is there in your central store. 2. You leave that in place; and update/ overwrite the SearchOCR.ADML. 3. Now.. the OLD SearchOCR.ADML kind of "loses its mind" because he's pai ...

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Feb 2018
Jan 2018

HRESULT: 0x80071128 on Server 2012R2 and 2016 DCs when editing GPOs

Team: Wanted to alert you to a known issue with the January patches. This is MY INTERPRETATION of the problem and advice, and is coming from ME and NOT from Microsoft. And, I have not PERSONALLY seen this problem, but wanted to get it to you quickly. Please use your own brain when reading the rest of this email and don't knee jerk and do anything that would get you in the doghouse. When the JAN patch is on your Server 2012 R2 servers there are reports of editing some GPOs using GPMC or AGPM 4.0 may fail with error "The data present in the reparse point buffer is invalid. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80071128)" after installing this update on a domain controller. This is now a k ...

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