By using group policy settings, sometimes you may experience issues on servers and desktops, and there are some cases in which you have to reset the local policy of a server.
- registry corruption
- policy file corruption
- just cannot update group policy and you want to give a try
How to do it (applies to Windows Server 2012 R2) *
- Run this command:
secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose
- Delete the registry.pol file:
- Restart the Server
In case you have issues with firewall configuration pushed by Group Policy you should delete the key
from the registry first.
Case: You set up a new proxy and / or repository on Veeam Backup & Replication and you receive the following:
error: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 126.96.36.199:2500.
Answer: Allow the following connections on your firewall
Veeam Backup Server –> Veeam Proxy Server / Repository TCP 2500 to 5000.
If you are getting error code 800b0001 when checking for updates from WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) server in your environment from a Windows 2012 R2 server, try these steps:
On the WSUS server
On the Windows 2012 R2 server run the following commands:
net stop wuauserv
rd /s /q %windir%\softwaredistribution\
net start wuauserv
After the above steps, check again for updates.
For more information regarding WSUS, visit Windows Server Update Services Home