A. IPSec in a normal environment will be defined using a Group Policy object configured on a domain or organizational unit.
- Start the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in (Start - Programs - Administrative Tools - Active Directory Users and Computers)
- Right click on the container that has the GPO and select Properties (e.g. the domain)
- Select the 'Group Policy' tab
- Select the Group Policy Object and select Edit
- Expand the Computer Configuration root
- Expand Windows Settings - Security Settings - IP Security Policies
- Right click on the policy you wish to assign and select assign from its context menu
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You can only have one assigned, if you assign more than one the previously assigned one will be unassigned
- Close the Group Policy editor
If you wanted to remove the policy you would right click on the assigned one and select un-assign from its context menu. Unlike other Group policy settings IPSec policies will remain even if the GPO is deleted so make sure you un-assign before deleting the GPO.
Force a GPO update:
:\><b>secedit /refreshpolicy machine_policy /enforce</b><br> Group policy propagation from the domain has been initiated for this computer. It may take a few minutes for the propagation to complete and the new policy to take effect. Please check Application Log for errors, if any.