GPO ADMX Templates

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GPO ADMX Templates

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This question was asked once in August of 2018 on the Synology forums, but there was no answer. I am using the RSAT tools successfully with the Synology Active Directory server, however I can not find the central store location for the GPO ADMX templates. RSAT shows the forest tree as Windows Server 2008 R2. That usually means the ADMX templates reside in a policy folder within the SYSVOL folder. However, that folder does not exist within SYSVOL. Are these templates stored in a different location, or would it work for my to create the policies folder?
 
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So, you can't access the following path on your Synology running Synology Directory Server?

\\<syno-name>\sysvol\<domain>\Policies\PolicyDefinitions,
e.g. in my case: \\donau\sysvol\ourhome.local\Policies\PolicyDefinitions

Guess, instead of syno-name, the IP-address of your Syno would work, too.

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Windows 10 ADMX build 1909, download: Download Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 November 2019 Update (1909) from Official Microsoft Download Center

You will get a .msi installation file which you should run on you local Windows machine and copy the necessary files AND language packs from e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Group Policy\Windows 10 November 2019 Update (1909)\PolicyDefinitions\ to the above mentioned path on your Synology.

Please choose the correct folder(s) with the language files, too and copy them (including the folder name(s), see hardcopy above) to your Syno, too.

To be sure, you could backup the SYSVOL folder before overwriting the files with new ones.

Usually, I uninstall those files from my local machine afterwards, by starting the installer again and choose "remove".

PS: if you need additionally ADMX files for e.g. Office (20xx), too, you have to add some more files and language packs.

HTH,
Michael

Policy Search Engine: Group Policy Search
 

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