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    I'm trying to prevent a minor from using any PCs after a certain time of day. What I have been doing was working fine until he discovered that all my policies can be bypased if the network is unplugged. Here's what I have in place now:
    1.) Time restrictions for user accounts in AD.
    2.) Scheduled task on PDC that initiates an remote shutdown via simple .BAT file.

    As I said this works great as long as the PCs are plugged in, but what (if anything) can I do to prevent logon using cached account information when the machine is unable to reach the DC?

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    Re: deny local logon if DC not found

    Change this setting to zero:

    Network Consultant/Engineer
    Baltimore - Washington area and beyond


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      Re: deny local logon if DC not found

      Hello. I would try this in a test environment before using it in a production.

      Last edited by uk_network; 13th August 2013, 14:41. Reason: Two links to essentially the same thing, was about to remove but my link provides a little extra info.
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      I do tend to think 'outside the box' so others may not always share the same views.

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