Posts Tagged "Group Policy"

“No such object” when configuring TPM on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Active Directory, BitLocker, Group Policies | 0 comments

“No such object” when configuring TPM on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8

Scenario: You have a Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 computer with TPM and you store your Bitlocker recovery and TPM owner information in Active Directory. When trying to configure the TPM hardware by using tpm.msc you get this error: Turn on the TPM security hardware This computer may require you to change the state of the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) manually. To perform this action, try turning on the TPM through the BIOS or performing a firmware update. Consult the computer manufacture’s documentation for instructions. There is no such object on the server. Error code: 0x80072030...

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How to manage GPOs with vbScript?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in Active Directory, Group Policies, VBScript | 0 comments

How to manage GPOs with vbScript?

You can do really really cool stuff with gpos in vbScript. I will show you how to export reports and give you some examples what else can be done going the vbScript way… The Group Policy Management console in Windows offers you the possibility to export reports about group policy object’s settings to html files – this, for example, is an excerpt of my default domain controllers policy: You can do this (and much more) by script too. Here is how you can do it… You can choose to save this report in a variable to do further processing in your script or you can save it to a file, just...

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