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Group Policy Editor gives errors on Windows 10 to DSfW Domain

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Open Enterprise Server 2015 (OES 2015) Linux Support Pack 1
Domain Services for Windows (DSfW)
Windows 10 with/without Creators Update
Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT)


Group Policy Editor (GPEDIT.EXE) throws an error:

Failed to open the Group Policy Object.  You might not have the appropriate rights.
Details:  The user name or password is incorrect


Refer to the Documentation:
  • OES 2015 Domain Services for Windows Administration Guide
    • Troubleshooting
      • Troubleshooting DSfW
        • Group Policy Update Failure on Windows 10
  • OES 2015 SP1 version can be found here

Additional Information

A script is also available to fix this.  Contact a support representative for a copy.

Important:  The resolution listed here may lead to additional errors.  See TID 7022355 for further information.


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  • Document ID:7021894
  • Creation Date:28-SEP-17
  • Modified Date:19-DEC-17
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server

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