Monday, May 22, 2006

DCGPOFIX a tool for reseting Default GPOs

Hi,

I came across this tool recently when trying to recover a domain in a training environment.

One of the students had managed to delete his Default Domain Policy!

So to recover it I ran the following: dcgpofix /target:domain

It can also be used to recover the Default Domain Controllers Policy

dcgpofix /target:dc

By default with specifying the target, you will reset both policies.

NOTE: be very careful with this tool, as it will wipe out any settings you currently have in your default policies!

For more info on the tool check:

Link to the Technet Site

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