Posted by: David | October 11, 2010

Configuring Locking Computers VIA GPO

Create New Group Policy
Edit the policy and change the following settings:

User Configuration
┬╗Administrative Templates
┬╗Control Panel
┬╗Display
Screen Saver = Enabled
Screen Saver executable name = Enabled
Set name to: rundll32 user32.dll,LockWorkStation
This will just lock workstation and not run a screen saver
Password protect the screen save = Enabled
Screen Saver timeout = Enabled
Set the value to the timeout you want, time is in seconds (900 Seconds = 15 Minutes)

Link the policy to an OU.

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