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Cannot Edit Group Policy using RSAT Tools in Windows 10 1709 (Network access is denied)

    Question

  • When attempting to edit a group policy on Windows 10 1709 I always get the following error:

    Failed to open the Group Policy Object. You might not have the appropriate rights.

    Details: Network Access is denied.

    I have built a new Window 10 1709 workstation for testing and I get the same errors. This does not happen on Windows 7 when editing a group policy.

    Has anybody else experienced this issue or have tips to troubleshoot?

    Thanks in advance.

    Jose

    Monday, March 19, 2018 5:01 PM

Answers

  • I found a resolution. I right clicked the domain in gpmc and clicked on "Change Domain Controller" and then selected "Any available domain controller." Once I did that it selected the DC on our site and I was able to edit group policies.

    Thank you to everyone for you help.

    • Marked as answer by krakatao Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:20 PM
    Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:20 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Run in elevated access rights.

    Thanks

    Syed


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    Monday, March 19, 2018 5:03 PM
  • I already tried "Run as Administrator and "Run as different user" with Domain Admin credentials.
    Monday, March 19, 2018 9:38 PM
  • Is domain access through the MMC consoles scoped to specific users or IP addresses? Could a local firewall be preventing access through the Active Directory/LDAP ports?

    Jason

    Monday, March 19, 2018 10:25 PM
  • Hi,

    I recommend you to delete your existing user profile and login with your user account or create a new test account in AD and provide the administration rights and check do you have the same error for the new user by login on the same desktop.

    Thanks

    Syed. 


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    • Edited by Syed Abdul Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:49 AM
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:49 AM
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    William


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    Thursday, March 22, 2018 11:57 AM
  • I found a resolution. I right clicked the domain in gpmc and clicked on "Change Domain Controller" and then selected "Any available domain controller." Once I did that it selected the DC on our site and I was able to edit group policies.

    Thank you to everyone for you help.

    • Marked as answer by krakatao Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:20 PM
    Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:20 PM
  • I am experiencing this exact same issue as well after applying the CIS Security Benchmark GPO to my Windows 10 1709 and 1803 machines; however, I am unable to identify what setting is causing the issue. 
    Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:40 PM