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The RSoP snap-in does not display some file security policies, and Event ID 1109 is logged on domain member computers that are running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008

Consider the following scenario:

  • In an Active Directory domain, you have member computers that are running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008.
  • You configure a file security policy to set file permissions on a folder.
  • The path that you specified for the folder contains some environment variables. For example, you specify the following path for the folder:

    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\START MENU\PROGRAMS\STARTUP

In this scenario, when you run the Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in on a member computer, the security file policy is missing. Additionally, the following event is logged on the domain controllers and on the member computers:

Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy
Date: Date_Time
Event ID: 1091
Task Category: None
Level: Warning
Keywords:
User: SYSTEM
Computer: ComputerName
Description:
Windows could not record the Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) information for the Group Policy extension Security. Group Policy settings successfully applied to the computer or user; however, management tools may not report accurately.
There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB955248.

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