Enforce a Group Policy Object Link
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
To enforce a Group Policy object link
In the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) console tree, double-click the forest containing the domain, site, or organizational unit (OU) containing the link you want to enforce, and then do one of the following:
To enforce a GPO link at the domain level, double-click Domains , and then double-click the domain containing the GPO link.
To enforce a GPO link at the OU level, double-click Domains , double-click the domain containing the OU, and then double-click the OU containing the GPO link.
To enforce a GPO link at the site level, double-click Sites , and double-click the site containing the GPO link.
Right-click the GPO link, and then click Enforced to enable or disable enforcing the link. A check mark next to Enforced indicates that the link is enforced.
You must have Link GPOs permission for the domain, site, or organizational unit containing the GPO link to complete this procedure.
To determine whether a GPO link is enforced, you can also click the GPO link and look at the information in the Links section of the Scope tab.