How to edit Administrative Template Policy Settings in Windows Server
Use Group Policy to Configure Domain Member Client Computers | Microsoft Docs
This reference topic for the IT professional describes the use and impact of Group Policy settings in the authentication process. You can manage authentication in Windows operating systems by adding user, computer, and service accounts to groups, and then by applying authentication policies to those groups. These policies are defined as local security policies and as administrative templates, also known as Group Policy settings. Both sets can be configured and distributed throughout your organization by using Group Policy. Features introduced in Windows Server R2 , let you configure authentication policies for targeted services or applications, commonly called authentication silos, by using protected accounts.
Group Policy Settings Used in Windows Authentication
I have read some post regarding group policy and how they are applied but I am still a little bit confused, so here are some questions:. Does this mean that all policies under User Configuration will be applied to users and same stands for Computer configuration? From what I have read to a post in this forum, If I want password policy not to affect some accounts like Domain admin or service accounts, they only way is to check the "Never expire option", is that correct Domain level is ?
Describes steps to configure a security policy setting on the local device, on a domain-joined device, and on a domain controller. You must have Administrators rights on the local device, or you must have the appropriate permissions to update a Group Policy Object GPO on the domain controller to perform these procedures. To open Local Security Policy, on the Start screen, type secpol.