Import and export windows local security policy

Instructions

Export

1.       Click Start -> Run, type “secpol.msc”, to open the Security Policy tool.
2.       Configure the Password Policy as required.
3.       Right click “Security Settings”, and click “Export Policy…” to export the settings to a .inf file.

Import

1 Click the “Start” button. This is the circular button with the Windows logo.
2 Type “gpedit.msc” without the quotation marks in the “Search programs and

files” box. Press “Enter” to launch the group policy editor.
3 Expand “Computer Configuration” under the “Local Computer Policy.”
4 Expand “Windows Settings” under “Computer Configuration” and click “Security

Settings.”
5 Click the “Action” menu and select “Import Policy.”
6 Browse to the location of the security template file and select the security

template to be imported.
7 Click “Open” to import.

Read more from
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2008/05/28/default-security

templates-in-windows-2008.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh875542(v=ws.10).aspx
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/cedf320b-cbf5

4f32-b37c-5d44706181dc/how-to-manage-local-security-policy

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Posted on August 9, 2013, in Uncategorized, Windows. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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