Cannot back up a Group Policy Object. (NETIQKB49753)

  • 7749753
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 04-Feb-2008

Resolution

fact
NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 4.x

symptom
Cannot back up a Group Policy Object.

symptom
Received errors when running GPO Health Check Report.

symptom
Display name is empty.

symptom
GPO is not applied to any User or Computer.

symptom
GPO machine or user container is missing.

symptom
GPT.INI file, .USER folder, or machine folder is not present.

symptom
Active Directory and File Machine Revision numbers do not match.

symptom
Active Directory and File User Revision numbers do not match.

cause
The display name in the gpt.ini file is different than the actual display name of the GPO, which can be caused by manually updating the gpt.ini file or if the .ini file becomes corrupt in some way.

fix

To resolve the issues:

  1. Check out the GPO.
  2. Manually edit the gpt.ini file to correct the discrepancy in the display names.
  3. Check the GPO back in.
  4. Re-run the Health Check.


Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB49753

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