Security Settings Extension Technical Reference

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

In an Active Directory directory service environment, you can use the Security Settings snap-in to modify the security policy assigned to a Group Policy object that is linked to an organizational unit, domain, or site. The Security Settings snap-in is an extension of the Group Policy Object Editor Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in. You can use the Security Settings snap-in from any computer that is joined to a domain. On a local computer, you can use the Local Security Policy snap-in to modify account and local policies, public key policies, and IP security policies.

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