I have done some further testing and have come up empty. The result when importing the exported
registry files is that while apparently the restrictions are aplied...you can't see them in the mmc
That to me is not acceptable since I have to be able to see the settings in future when I have to
The thing is...when making new path rules these settings get written to a temporary branch in the
registry in two locations ( the "GROUP POLICY OBJECTS")
[HKEY_USERS\***insert ADMIN SID here***\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy
These directories disappear when you do a logoff and log back on. The only reference to these
settings that remains are the ones in the HKEY local Machine.
I have also tried exporting the entire group policy objects directory from both these registry
locations without duplicate entries and importing them in a new install, logging of and logging back
on and still I dont see these entries.
If MS didn't include or can provide some way in which admins can exported "path rules" then that
means that which each new install you have to manually add them and that is ....YAWN....a very
So if you or anyone else knows some MS programmers or such and contact them about this issue I will
have to let this slip for a while.
They can hardly expect me to install file/registry watchers and such to monitor dll access, file
creation, file deletion, registry key creation, accessing stamps and GOD knows whatever action is
taken from the moment you click apply when creating a new path rule.
On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 01:26:06 -0700, "Roger Abell [MVP]" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > wrote: