Q

Applying policy created in the Security Command Wizard (SCW)

Site expert Jonathan Hassell explains how to apply policy created in the Security Command Wizard (SCW) to older version of Windows Server 2003 in this response.

Can a policy created in the Security Command Wizard (SCW) on a Windows Server 2003 be applied to older versions?
Unfortunately not, since there is no function in the earlier versions of Windows Server 2003 to read in the XML-based policy that the SCW creates. You'll need to use security templates to transport policies around in a similar manner on machines not upgraded to SP1.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more information, register for Jonathan Hassell's webcast New security enhancements in Windows Server 2003 SP1, or view the following checklists in the series:

  • Quick setup for the Security Configuration Wizard
  • Deploy Windows Server 2003 SP1 with Remote Installation Services (RIS)
  • How to use the Security Configuration Wizard command-line tool
  • This was last published in July 2005

    Dig Deeper on Windows legacy operating systems

    PRO+

    Content

    Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

    Have a question for an expert?

    Please add a title for your question

    Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

    You will be able to add details on the next page.

    Start the conversation

    Send me notifications when other members comment.

    By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

    Please create a username to comment.

    -ADS BY GOOGLE

    SearchVirtualDesktop

    SearchWindowsServer

    SearchExchange

    Close