Windows 2016 updating group policy
Windows 2016 updating group policy - accommodating employees with disabilities
Specifies that Windows Automatic Update and Microsoft Update will include non-administrators when determining which signed-in user will receive update notifications.Non-administrative users will be able to install all optional, recommended, and IMPORTANT update content for which they received a notification.
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could potentially escalate permissions or perform additional privileged actions on the target machine.
To configure WUDO, open Group Policy Management, expand Computer Configuration, and select Policies Delivery Optimization.
Note that you will only see the policy on Windows Server 2012 R2 machines if you copied the ADMX and AMDL templates to your Policy Definitions folder or to your Central Store.
Before MS16-072 is installed, user group policies were retrieved by using the user’s security context.
Yesterday, I raised a red flag about a security patch from Microsoft this week that is breaking Group Policy for a number of customers.
This topic assumes that you already use and are familiar with Group Policy.
If you are not familiar with Group Policy, it is advised that you review the information in the Supplemental information section of this document before attempting to configure policy settings for WSUS.
In an active directory environment, you can use Group Policy to define how computers and users (referred to in this document as WSUS clients) can interact with Windows Updates to obtain automatic updates from Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
This topic contains two main sections: Group Policy settings for WSUS client updates, which provides prescriptive guidance and behavioral details about the Windows Update and Maintenance Scheduler settings of Group Policy that control how WSUS clients can interact with Windows Update to obtain automatic updates.
You can refresh the console or close out and open it again.
If you are experiencing issues with Group Policies not working since installing the June 2016 Windows Updates, you need to be aware of a change that has been made with MS16-072 for security reasons. MS16-072 identifies the vulnerability as a man-in-the-middle attack and to prevent it computer credentials are used to read group policy rather than the user’s credentials.
What is not immediately clear, however, is that some settings corresponding GPO settings also changed.