secedit /validate

Validates the security settings stored in a security template (.inf file). Validating security templates can help you determine if one is corrupted or inappropriately set. Corrupted or inappropriately set security templates aren't applied.

Syntax

secedit /validate <configuration file name>

Parameters

Parameter Description
<configuration file name> Required. Specifies the path and file name for the security template that will be validated. Log files aren't updated by this command.

Examples

To verify that the rollback .inf file, secRBKcontoso.inf, is still valid after rollback, type:

secedit /validate secRBKcontoso.inf

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