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Re: Screen Saver Seetings
From: "Gibson, Nathan J. (HSC)" <Nathan-Gibson () OUHSC EDU>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 13:16:00 -0500

Thanks, 
   This is the route we may have to take. I just wish MS would allow for more granular controls on screensaver settings.

There should be some way to set a maximum time limit on screensavers, while still allowing users to change their screen 
saver, have a more restrictive timeout setting, etc.

As it stands know you have to hide everything just so users cannot increase the timeout limit. Frustrating to say the 
least!

V/R,
Gibby
Nathan J. Gibson, CISSP-CCNA-MCSA
Information Security Analyst
The University of Oklahoma HSC
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-----Original Message-----
From: Gibson, Nathan J. (HSC) [mailto:Nathan-Gibson () OUHSC EDU] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 10:10 AM
To: SECURITY () LISTSERV EDUCAUSE EDU
Subject: [SECURITY] Screen Saver Seetings

Needing some help!

We currently have a screensaver policy on our campus that is enforced at the domain level via GPO. Some of our users 
are wanting the capability to be more restrictive on their screensaver lockout (e.g. ours is set at 10 minutes and they 
want a 5 minute timeout)

Is there any way to accommodate this without having to set up a new OU and a new GPO for that OU.

Basically is there a setting to allow users to set their screensaver timeout to less than 10 minutes and while 
simultaneously restricting them from going greater than 10 minutes?

V/R,
Gibby
Nathan J. Gibson, CISSP-CCNA
Information Security Analyst
The University of Oklahoma HSC
http://it.ouhsc.edu/services/infosecurity

"Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability." 
-- Flower A. Newhouse --

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