To disable a Group Policy object link

1.

Open Active Directory Users and Computers to disable a Group Policy object link to a domain or organizational unit.

Open Active Directory Sites and Services to disable a Group Policy object link to a site.

2.

In the console tree, right-click the site, domain, or organizational unit to which the Group Policy object is linked, and then click Properties.

3.

Click the Group Policy tab.

4.

Right-click the Group Policy object link that you want to disable, click Disabled, and then click Yes. A check appears in the Disabled column.

Note

To start Active Directory Users and Computers, open a Remote Desktop Connection to either a Windows 2000 domain controller or a member server that has Windows 2000 Administration Tools installed. You must log on to the server as a domain administrator in order to complete this procedure.

To start Active Directory Sites and Services, open a Remote Desktop Connection to either a Windows 2000 domain controller or a member server that has Windows 2000 Administration Tools installed. You must log on to the server as a domain administrator in order to complete this procedure.

When you disable a Group Policy object link, the settings in the Group Policy object no longer apply to users or computers in the site, domain, or organizational unit to which the Group Policy object was linked, and they no longer apply to users and computers in child Active Directory containers that inherit those Group Policy settings.

Related Topics

Disable the Computer Configuration settings in a Group Policy object

Disable the User Configuration settings in a Group Policy object

Block policy inheritance



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