Security Policies - Network

Desktop Central supports configuring the following security policies in Network category:

Security Policy Description

Hide 'Entire Network' from Network Neighborhood

Removes all computers outside of the user's workgroup or local domain from lists of network resources in Windows Explorer and My Network Places.

AlphaNumeric password

Windows by default will accept anything as a password, including nothing. This setting controls whether Windows will require a alphanumeric password, i.e. a password made from a combination of alpha (A, B, C...) and numeric (1, 2 ,3 ...) characters.

Enable access to properties of RAS connections available to all users

Determines whether a user can view and change the properties of remote access connections that are available to all users of the computer.

Ability to delete all user remote access connection

Determines whether users can delete all user remote access connections.

Ability to enable/Disable LAN connections

Determines whether users can enable/disable LAN connections.

Ability to rename LAN

Determines whether users can rename LAN or all user remote access connections.

Prohibit access to properties of LAN

Determines whether users can change the properties of a LAN connection.

Prohibit access to properties of components of LAN

Determines whether Administrators and Network Configuration Operators can change the properties of components used by a LAN connection.

Prohibit access to the advanced settings item on the advanced menu

Determines whether the Advanced Settings item on the Advanced menu in Network Connections is enabled for administrators.

Prohibit access to the dial-up preferences item on the advanced menu

Determines whether the Dial-up Preferences item on the Advanced menu in Network Connections folder is enabled.

Allow configuration of connection sharing (User)

Determines whether users can use the New Connection Wizard, which creates new network connections.

Prohibit adding and removing components for a LAN or RA connection

Determines whether administrators can add and remove network components for a LAN or remote access connection. This setting has no effect on non-administrators.  If you enable this setting the Install and Uninstall buttons for components of connections are disabled, and administrators are not permitted to access network components in the Windows Components Wizard.

Prohibit TCP/IP advanced configuration

Determines whether users can configure advanced TCP/IP settings. If you enable this setting, the Advanced button on the Internet Protocol  Properties dialog box is disabled for all users (including administrators).

Prohibit viewing of status for an active connection

Determines whether users can view the status for an active connection.  The connection status taskbar icon and Status dialog box are not available to users (including administrators).

Remove 'make available offline'

Prevents users from making network files and folders available offline. This setting removes the "Make Available Offline" option from the File menu and from all context menus in Windows Explorer.

Sync offline files before logging off

Determines whether offline files are fully synchronized when users log off.

The policy descriptions are taken from Microsoft Help Documentation

 

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